November 20, 2012
Being as talented as me can really be a burden.
I moved back home to Chicago almost six weeks ago, and I’ve been looking for jobs since a bit before that. Maybe I’m...
November 14, 2012
November 7, 2012
What's your priority for President Obama?
Here's a roundup of what key consumer experts want the president and the next Congress to tackle first.TAXES
John C. "Jack" Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group:
October 21, 2012
As a not-quite-recent college grad, I keep an eye out for the myriad of articles denouncing my generation’s flaws — our supposed lackadaisical attitude toward hard...
October 11, 2012
My name is Joe Carey, and I am a member of perhaps the most self-absorbed and technologically obsessed generation this country has ever seen.
We walk through the streets with our noses inches away from our iPhones, texting a friend for the...
October 7, 2012
I recently landed a really cool job. After three months of looking and hoping, it finally happened. And the minute I got the offer letter, all I could think was, “What am I going to buy with my...
September 25, 2012
When Daniel McCune graduated from college three years ago, he was optimistic his good grades would earn him a job as an intelligence analyst with the government.
With a Bachelor of Science degree from Liberty University in Virginia,...
September 24, 2012
Growing numbers of older Americans who have struggled to find work in the wake of the Great Recession are doing something they once considered unthinkable: They are taking temporary jobs.
And this is one of the best job moves they can make...
September 20, 2012
Unfortunately, many Americans have had to grapple with unemployment the past few years. The ones who received a healthy severance package at least got a bit of breathing room.
September 18, 2012
A pink slip can send you reeling. It is important to take care of some essential items while you regroup. Temporary health insurance should be a priority so you can search for a new job without...