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A survey reveals the skills and personality traits employers are most eager to see in new hires. Hint: Leadership abilities aren’t all-important. What It Takes for a Young Professional to Get Hired Today — LinkedIn
Even if you pay your bills on time, a few dings from these service providers could potentially lower your credit score ... by a lot. Here's the (frustrating) reason why. Watch Out, These Companies May Only Hurt Your Credit Score — MarketWatch
Will your stockings be stuffed or hanging limp come December? While some research suggests Americans will barely open their wallets this holiday season, other consumer experts are more optimistic. Household Finances May Curb Holiday Spending — The New York Times
Just in time for Halloween, a survey highlights Americans' main fears about their money. And surprisingly, the #1 item isn't saving insufficiently for retirement. What Scares Americans Right Now About Their Financial Future — MainStreet
While the post-recession economy may be on the mend, income inequality is still a troubling trend. These charts show how a family of Walmart billionaires has gotten comparatively richer in the last 20 years. The Six Richest Waltons Have as Much Money as 1.8 Million American Families Combined — Fast Company
Learning from a mentor is more complicated than simply emulating everything he does. Use these tips—like listening to your mentor’s critics and deciding if you have the same definition of success—to enhance your relationship. How to Make the Most of a Mentor and Get Ahead in Your Career — Lifehacker
An overwhelming majority of women prefer to marry men with stable jobs. But research suggests that ladies who pick less ambitious partners are often more successful in their own professional lives. The Case for Marrying a Man Without a Steady Job — Businessweek
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Three retirees confess the money mistakes that shrunk their nest eggs, so you don’t end up making the same ones. If Only I Knew Then ... Retirees Reveal Their Nest Egg Mistakes
Scott had a plumb full-time communications job, but gave it all up when he realized his work was taking away from his ability to be a great dad. Money Mic: I ‘Leaned Out’ of Corporate America For My Kids—The Man’s Take
Streamline your money life using this one amazingly straightforward, time-saving budgeting method. Keep It Simple! The One-Number Strategy to Budgeting
Think you know it all when it comes to credit scores, reports and histories? Show us your stuff by taking this test; then get some tips for upping your credit savvy. Quiz: What's Your Credit IQ?