Posts by Meghan Rabbitt

Is the Financial Grass Really Greener? 3 People Test Self-Employment

Ever dreamt of being your own boss? So do these people, who share their going-solo plans with career pros. Can they make it work? More

7 Days, 7 Easy Ways to Boost Your Hireability

Whether you’re in search mode or happy to stay put for now, here’s how to ramp up your appeal to hiring pros in just 1 week. More

5 Marriage Milestones That Can Really Shake Up Your Money P.O.V. as a Couple

Babies. Houses. Job changes. Is your marriage ready to weather the emotional and financial after effects of these big life events? More

Hack My Net Worth! How Can I Boost My Assets by $40K?

Kathy could be considered a star money pupil, except for one financial fear—a stagnant net worth. Enter the numbers-savvy CFP®. More

6 Credit Mistakes Even Those With Stellar Scores Can Make

From co-signing on a loan to ignoring the five FICO factors, these missteps can sideline even the savviest of credit consumers. More

4 People, 1 City: How I Spend, Save and Splurge in Chicago

City living can drain your budget, whether you’re on the East Coast, West or in between. Four Midwesterners show us how it’s done. More

Hack My Nest Egg: Help! I Only Have $30K for Retirement

A career change and baby waylaid Jenny’s savings, leaving the 40-year-old stressing over her modest stash. Can she bounce back? More

Money Mic: ‘I Live in a 200-Square-Foot House … So I Can Live Out My Dreams’

Building a tiny (200-square-foot tiny!) home helped Ethan Waldman find freedom—in his life, his career *and* his finances. More

Adventures in Rewards Points: ‘I Took $195K Worth of Vacations … for Only $14K’

Daraius and Emily are loaded—in credit card points, that is. Here’s how they got into the ‘big travel for small money’ game. More

Job Reference Rules 2.0: How to Get (and Give) Good Referrals

Whether you’re on the giving or receiving end, there’s an art to job reference etiquette—and these experts should know.