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5 Secrets to Finding a Job You LoveAugust 13, 2013
Believe us: We understand the allure of your comfy sofa at the end of a long workday. But when you’re collapsing into the cushions full of frustration over a job that isn’t suiting your needs—or...
The College Cost Conversation: More Critical Than EverAugust 12, 2013
It may just be the biggest expense of your life. Meanwhile, it's the biggest four years of your kids' lives. (Or so they see it.) So how do you sit down and calmly have the talk about paying for...
The Economic Case for Having An Only ChildAugust 1, 2013
“Julia needs a sibling,” my mom friends will often tell me. They forget that I’m parenting alone in New York, one of the priciest cities in the United States. “I agree,” I respond. “The universe...
The Best Answers to 4 Inappropriate Job Interview QsJuly 24, 2013
A few weeks ago I went to an interview for a role at a large real estate company. They were looking for a writer who also had a solid real estate background to handle some marketing projects. That is...
8 Tips for Job-Hunting BoomersJuly 15, 2013
Anyone over the age of 50 who claims to be hard hit by the recession isn't wrong: According to recent data, people born between 1946 and 1964 have lost the most earning power following the recession...
6 Tricks for Cheaper Travel: Are They Worth It?June 27, 2013
Thanks to excessive TSA rules and sequester-fueled flight delays, we’ve all learned to be much more patient when it comes to travel inconveniences—not to mention savvy about what’s really worth...