The decision to quit your job should be made with a lot of careful consideration. Popular culture has very much glamorized the idea of quitting one’s job. Triumphantly marching into your boss’s office, presenting him with your carefully crafted resignation letter, and finally being able to vent your frustrations and move on to greener pastures. [...]
It’s a harsh reality today, that many college graduates will finish school without securing a job offer. Contrary to popular belief, this impacts students of all majors, from Liberal Arts to the Hard Sciences. The following are a few tips on what to do if you find yourself without a job at graduation time. I [...]
|#0|#When I was applying to jobs, I was surprised at how many companies were asking for Skype interviews as opposed to phone interviews. If you have a potential employer who wants to interview you via Skype (or some other video chat platform), this can be a great opportunity to become “more than a number”. Your [...]
I’ve written before on Betterment.com and given an overview of how it works. This automated investing platform is truly the best way to get your investing off the ground. And in this article I’ll tell you exactly why that’s true: ?+0?+ If you were to decide to invest in your own, you would need to [...]
Today, we are going to talk about a tool that makes investing painless, profitable, and fun. It’s called Betterment.com. I started investing with Betterment in January. I’m now 30 days in and ready to report some reasons why I think every single New Grad needs to have an account.
What is Betterment?
Betterment is an automated investing platform that allows you, the investor, to invest in a preselected assortment of stocks and bonds.
You simply tell Betterment what percentage of your money to put in stocks and whatmore
As a credit card user, there may come a time when you have trouble making your monthly payments. If you’ve found yourself in this situation, read below for some tips on how you might lower your monthly debt payments:
Ask For A Lower Interest Rate
It may be hard to believe that a simple phone call could lower your interest rates by 5-10%, but once you’re no longer in college and you have a steady, full-time income, you may qualify for a lower interest rate.more
According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the average student loan balance in 2012 was just under $24,000, and 10% of borrowers owed above $58,000. If you borrowed money to attend college, pretty soon, it’ll be time to pay up. Paying back student loans can be intimidating, especially if you owe TENS of thousands of dollars. However, the best way to start is to make a plan and begin attacking them as quickly as possible. In this post, I’ll share a few tips on how to begin getting rid of yourmore