Working From Home
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...
July 15, 2013
Modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) can qualify you for a number of credits, benefits and exclusions, which makes it important to calculate for tax purposes.
In 2013, the calculation will be extremely important for students who are...
July 2, 2013
I recently house-sat for a family I know with a beautiful house and an amazing backyard. I was really excited to have the opportunity to stay on the “better” side of town and enjoy a shorter commute to work each day.
I was also looking...
June 20, 2013
NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Summer is in full swing, and many offices nationwide offer “summer Fridays” — flexible Friday schedules that allow employees to work a half-day or take the day off in...
June 4, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The job market for fresh college graduates may be strengthening, with 50 percent of U.S. employers say they plan to look among them to hire, according to CareerBuilder...
May 28, 2013
I love them dearly, but some of my friends are really, profoundly stupid.
A few weeks ago, a few friends and I took our buddy Chris, an art school graduate, out for a last hurrah before he made the biggest mistake of his life. No, he wasn’t...
May 22, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Decision-makers at U.S. companies are big on education, enthusiasm, experience and personality when it comes to hiring after...
May 21, 2013
I am going to confess to something a bit less than flattering about myself: I’m not very good at job interviews. I am not the most...
May 20, 2013
When the job market stinks, many college students take refuge in graduate school, figuring the time and money spent getting a master’s degree will boost their career prospects. But with the interest rate on student loans doubling to 6.8 percent...
May 13, 2013
The other day my phone rang. I looked at who was calling and saw it was one of my main freelance clients (let's call him Jeff), and my shoulders immediately tensed up and I became defensive and ready to have a conversation I wasn't looking...