Posts by Meghan Rabbitt

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.
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Hiring Manager Report: What’s in Store for Your Career in 2015

Hunting for your next gig? Experts say the outlook is rosy—for candidates who capitalize on (and embrace) key job-market trends. More

4 People Reveal: The Aha! Moment That Inspired Me to Take Charge of My Money

Sometimes an unexpected lightbulb moment can be just what you need to chart a new financial course—just ask these four folks. More

7 Gifters Confess: The Best Present I Ever Gave (or Got) Cost Next to Nothing

These heartfelt holiday ideas prove that you don’t need to bust your budget to make a lasting impression. More

Hack My Budget: How Can I Trim $800 From My Monthly Spending?

Student loans have dominated Paul and Betsie’s budget. But with the help of a CFP, they can free up enough to save for retirement. More

7 Things You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Credit Card Rewards

Racking up points can be a big boon—unless you ignore what’s tucked away in the fine print. Here’s the smart way to earn rewards. More

My Name Is Meghan and I’ve Never Kept a Budget: How I Got My Financial Act Together at 35

It’s not that Meghan had failed at budgeting. She’d never tried—until a big career change forced her to dig into her money life. More