How to Deal with Money Between Jobs

How to Deal with Money Between Jobs

The search for a new job can be stressful, especially if you’ve got bills to pay and a family to look after. In the current financial climate it could take you a while to find work, so it pays to look after your finances as well as you can while you’re between jobs.

Focus on Long Term Wealth

Focus on Long Term Wealth

Are you determined to get out of debt and grow your wealth? When I made the decision to get out of debt, all I could focus on was the current day, or at most, the next day. I had to deny myself various pleasures each and every day so that I could have that extra […]

Before Switching Companies, Learn About the Benefits

Before Switching Companies, Learn About the Benefits

How many places have you worked? Did you have a clear understanding of the benefits before you accepted each job? If I had to wager a guess, I would say that many of you knew what your starting salary would be, you knew if there was a 401(k) match, and if you have a family, […]

Best U.S. Cities for Banking Jobs

It’s easy to name the go-to busy cities — New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas — when brainstorming a list of the hottest places for jobs in nearly any industry. But when it comes to banking jobs, experts report several cities as up-and-coming centers of action that might surprise you.

Book Review: The Work Revolution

Book Review: The Work Revolution

I just finished reading Julie Clow’s new book ‘The Work Revolution.’ Like the title implies, it has a range of ideas that can revolutionize the way an organization treats its employees and how employees look at work.

Money Tips for New Grads

Money Tips for New Grads

This weekend, I had the pleasure of watching my sister graduate Summa Cum Lade from the University of Arkansas. While in Fayetteville, I watched thousands of students receive their degrees, but I realized that most did not get a financial education on par with their newly minted degrees. Here are some top tips for new graduates around the world.

Why I Hate People Who Give Bad Tips

I recently read a post with an interesting theory on tipping. I like and respect the author of the post, Len Penzo, though I disagree with his opinion. However, when I read the comments I wanted to scream and start punching people. Here is what you really need to understand about tipping and the service industry.

What Recession? The Economy is Awesome

What Recession? The Economy is Awesome

If you follow the Republican presidential campaign, you have undoubtedly noticed that the candidates are trying to sell you a story about how horrible the economy is and why you need to elect them to fix it. I think they are dead wrong, the economy is great. Here’s why.

Track Your Job Application Status

Track Your Job Application Status

You all know that I am a big fan of aggregating everything into one, simple to use location. Whether I am watching my finances at Mint.com or Adaptu or tracking an upcoming trip with TripIt, looking up a recent purchase on Slice, or tracking insurance claims on Simplee, I am always trying to make my life simpler. If you are looking for a new job, I found a great tool for you. StartWire will pull in all of your job applications to one, simple platform.