Education and Career
Q&A: What should I consider when changing jobs?It's not just about the salary.
The fast track to paying back student loans.Three ways to get it done faster
Are you getting paid what you deserve?
Your career is in your hands: Stay on top of it.
Q&A: How can I increase my scholarship potential?Find out the one tactic that might make a difference.
Q&A: Are there tax benefits to using savings bonds to pay for education?Think in terms of three broad categories: company, personal and pay/benefits.
Q&A: Will a Roth IRA help me fund my child’s education?The strengths of using a Roth IRA are that the flexible investment options.
Q&A: How should I save for my childs college fund?Find the strategy that's best for you.
October 15, 2013
In just a few short weeks, I will have my very last day at my desk job. It’s crazy to think that if things work out the way I’ve planned, I might never drive to an office to go to work ever again.
For the longest time, I thought that I’d be...
October 10, 2013
Advanced education is definitely valuable, but considering the cost of many 4-year degrees, is it worth it?
No one was asking this question 10 years ago. Because back then, college grads were more employable, and college education was not...
September 26, 2013
I am in the “between jobs” position right now, in the most literal sense. After my beloved seasonal position came to an end I was told of a possible...
September 25, 2013
Recently, I wrote about a few of the primary features of 529 plans, and I focused on qualities proven to provide higher returns. Suffice...
September 12, 2013
In the race for class president, these days Coverdell ESAs are the runner-up next to the increasingly popular 529 plan. But the race for...
September 11, 2013
My husband and I were discussing the cost of college one night. He had recently finished a conversation with one of his childhood buddies. They were talking about the jobs they had,...
September 10, 2013
For residents of states like Maryland, Alaska, New York, Colorado and Ohio, choosing a 529 plan is simple.
Each of these states boasts a high-performing...
September 9, 2013
Considering the rising cost of education, the earlier you start your college savings plan, the better. And 529 plans are one powerful tax...
September 4, 2013
College is extremely expensive and no student needs to rely solely on student loans to pay for their education. Scholarships and grants, even...
August 26, 2013
There’s no better feeling than receiving your first real paycheck. You worked hard in school, pounded the pavement, and landed a job that pays pretty...