Picture this: you're 26 years old and have just received the first significant bonus of your blossoming career. You're trying to figure out how you might spend the money: should you travel or go on a shopping spree? Take in a weekend music festival with friends? On the other hand, you may be … [Read more...] about Millennials & Money: Who does Gen Y Trust?
Is it really possible to spend one billion dollars? I was listening to the latest GrowthEverywhere podcast (discovered earlier this morning via Growth Hackers) where they interviewed Emerson Spartz, a 27 year old middle school dropout. He homeschooled himself, started the number 1 fan site for … [Read more...] about Could You Spend 1 Billion Dollars? You Can’t. Here’s Why.
Making the decision to attend college is a big one. The costs associated with a college degree could remain with you for several years after you graduate. With that in mind, you might want to work backwards before choosing a degree. That is, figure out the type of lifestyle you want and how much … [Read more...] about Choosing the Right Degree for Your Career
Sometimes it seems like I’ve had several different jobs, even though, in reality, I’ve been at my ‘real’ job (the one I work for on a regular basis for real money! Not intern credit!) for nearly 3 years. Over the past 3 years, I had 6 different bosses – which is probably why it feels like I’ve had … [Read more...] about How to Survive Your First Job
How long have you been with your employer? And how long do you plan to stay there? As a millennial, you may have a feeling of restlessness. An article from Forbes argues that job hopping is the new normal for millennials. And the most recent data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics states … [Read more...] about What Should I Do With My Old 401k?
When you first start working full time, it can be very exciting. You successfully passed the interview, and you were extended a job offer with a salary! But before you accept out of pure excitement, you should negotiate your salary. The majority of people don't negotiate their salary because … [Read more...] about How to Negotiate Your Salary