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
You got your first taste of freedom when you went away to college, and you got to live either in the dorms or off campus apartments. After graduation, the thought of moving back in with your parents was probably cringe worthy. But moving out on your own shouldn't be a decision you jump into … [Read more...] about 4 Things You Should Save Up For Before Moving Out
As a recent college graduate, it's likely that you have student loan debt. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, "From academic years 2006-07 to 2010-11, the percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students at 4-year degree-granting institutions receiving any financial … [Read more...] about Should I Pay Off Student Loans or Invest?