Posts by Meghan Rabbitt

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.

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

Want to Know the Real Deal With a Company’s Culture? 6 Interview Questions You Should Ask

If you want to know what it’s really like to work somewhere, pose these six subtle yet effective queries at your next interview. More

Confessions of Utility Providers: 4 Insiders Reveal How to Slash High Winter Bills

The weather outside is frightful—and so are your energy costs. But these savvy tips from utility insiders can keep bills at bay. More