Monthly Archives: November 2013

12 Clever Secrets to Keep Holiday Costs in Check

Wondering how to stick to your seasonal budget? We asked those who know: You (and the LearnVest team)! More

7 Money Links We Love: The Secret to Finding Hidden Money in Your Budget

The power of small, attainable goals, networking words of wisdom from the pros and more in this week’s roundup. More

The Winner of the November Family Money Traditions Challenge!

Meet our monthly challenge winner, Mark, whose family uses a “matching” system to get the younger members to save for retirement. More

Asking for a Raise? Why It Can Harm You

Research shows that negotiating for more money can affect people’s perception of you … if you’re a female. More

4 Ways to Wow Your New Boss

Got a new manager who’s impossible to impress? Use these tips to start off on the right foot. More

The Coveted Skill Employers Want Now

Over the next 10 years, this field is expected to grow 42%—but it demands one very unique talent. Could you be a contender? More

8 Creative Ways Real Families Give Gifts

From “December gifts” to holiday charades, these families have created meaningful and memorable ways to spread holiday cheer. More

An Insider’s Guide to Scoring Cyber Monday Travel Deals

An industry expert explains why Cyber Monday is the single best day to book your next vacation. Here’s how to score a deal. More

Should You Sell Old Tech Gadgets?

A new survey finds that more than half of us keep outdated smartphones and tablets—but they could be sold for cash. More

What’s Your Money Dream? A Financial Planner Tells You How to Get One Step Closer

Meet real people buying a house, planning a wedding, having a baby and … finally retiring. A CFP® weighs in: Are they ready? More