Job Search (& Survival) Tips: Figure Out the Bad You Can Live With

Job Search (& Survival) Tips: Figure Out the Bad You Can Live With

During our lunch, Beverly told me she couldn’t give me a job, but she was happy to talk me through the job search process and share with me how she made her decision on which firm to choose from among her several offers. "No firm/job/boss is perfect. There are going to be bad things about any job you choose. The most important thing to do before and during the interview process is…”

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High Five! Champagne & Capital Gains is Still Here After One Year!

High Five! Champagne & Capital Gains is Still Here After One Year!

While I haven’t accomplished everything I hoped to accomplish with the blog in the past year, I have certainly accomplished more than I thought I would in certain ways….and getting this thing off the ground imperfectly is a heck of a lot better than not getting it off the ground at all, amirite? 

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The Time I Bought Amex Gift Cards with My Target Card: Desperate Money Hacks to Avoid Payday Lenders or Missing a Payment

The Time I Bought Amex Gift Cards with My Target Card: Desperate Money Hacks to Avoid Payday Lenders or Missing a Payment

This list is intended to be for temporary financial situations - like a government shutdown, for example, or the time between graduation and a job start date. This list is not specifically intended to be used as a general money management strategy, but frankly, if it helps you get current on your bills, have at it. I’m not going to judge you improving your situation if improving your situation right now would mean a 16% interest rate on a credit card vs a 300% APR on a payday loan.

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Money Lessons I Learned from Friends: Phoebe Buffay

Money Lessons I Learned from Friends: Phoebe Buffay

Phoebe really is the odd duck in the group. It’s like she dropped out of someone’s mental image of a stereotypical, leftover hippie from the Woodstock era and the rest of the group is a bunch of overgrown frat stars living The Life in NYC. But she certainly has a few moments that can teach us about finance, and that’s what we’re here to discuss, amirite??

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