7 Money Links We Love: Did the Recession Do Wonders for Marriages?

7 Money Links We Love: Did the Recession Do Wonders for Marriages?

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Now's the time to snag a discounted gym membership. But hold off on buying a computer. Consumer experts divulge which big purchases are (and aren’t) worth pulling the trigger on this month. Best and Worst Buys of June 2014  - Kiplinger

Is the wage gap shrinking? The median income for top C.E.O.s is $11.4 million--but more than half of female executives actually surpassed that figure last year. Female C.E.O.s Make Strides, But Pay Gap Persists  - Wall Street Journal

Many employers feel that colleges aren't adequately preparing students for their post-grad careers—especially when it comes to this crucial business skill. More Jobs Are Available, But for Same Lousy Money - MainStreet

According to this writer, the secret to getting things done may be simpler than you think. 10 Lessons I Learned From a Year of Productivity Experiments - Lifehacker

From replacing AC air filters to setting up a rain barrel to irrigate your garden, these simple moves can help you save money on summer-specific costs. Top 4 Tips for Avoiding the Summertime Money Blues - Smart Asset

Did the recent recession pave the way for happier—and more financially sound—marriages? According to a new survey, couples who tied the knot post 2008 were more likely to discuss personal finances before their wedding day. How the Recession May Have Helped Marriages  - CNN

About a third of investors in their 50s have put 100% of their retirement savings in stocks. Cause for alarm or is there more to the story? Too Much of Your Retirement Money in Stocks? - MarketWatch

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Find out how your subconscious might be sabotaging your financial life in this interview with a behavioral economist. 10 Questions for … a Behavior Change Expert

Inching toward the big 3-0? Use these top tips for mastering the art of networking and job hunting--and wowing your boss once you land the plum gig. 30 Smart Career Moves You Should Make by 30

Current and former online daters delve into the juicy details of how much they shelled out in search of romance. The Cost of Finding Love: What’s It Worth to You?

If you’ve successfully tackled these two big financial to-dos, it's time to focus on some new money goals. You’re Out of Debt, Have Savings, and Are on Track for Retirement: So, What’s Next?

Stop paying those annoying airline baggage fees by learning to stuff your suitcase with just the essentials. 5 Ways to Pack Smart and Avoid Airline Baggage Fees

Statistics suggest there’s a good chance your male co-workers are earning substantially more than you. Check out our tips for making what you deserve. Beat Wage Discrimination: How Women Can Get Paid as Much as Male Colleagues

Who says you have to possess skills like Martha to go the DIY route for your nuptials? These creative crafts—like trendy mason jar centerpieces—are easy to pull off in no time at all. 9 Wedding Projects You Can DIY in a Weekend (or Less!)

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