7 Money Links We Love: 10 Game-Changing Financial Habits to Adopt in 2015

7 Money Links We Love: 10 Game-Changing Financial Habits to Adopt in 2015

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Never mind your entrepreneurial spirit—recruiters are looking for candidates who can write coherent emails, work in a team and think creatively. Which of these skills is hardest to find? These Are the Skills You Need If You Want to Be Headhunted — Bloomberg Businessweek

Health and personal care are but two examples of spending areas where ladies consistently cough up more than guys. 7 Things That Cost Women More — Kiplinger

According to new data, U.S. renters spend almost 30% of their monthly income on rent—but homeowners shell out around 15% on housing payments. What do these trends mean for the housing market? Buying a Home Is Now Twice as Affordable as Renting — MarketWatch

Though most people will have to deal with reduced income and a lower standard of living in retirement, a new survey finds Boomers are overly optimistic about their future. Planning Your Retirement? Prepare to Live on Less — CBS

A report finds forced rollovers of 401(k) funds often spell trouble for employees switching jobs. What to do with small balances in your retirement account instead. Financial Disaster for Some Job Changers’ 401(k)s — The Wall Street Journal

Nearly two-thirds of Americans don't think they'll need long-term care, meaning they aren't thinking about the possibility of spending thousands of dollars on these services. Why You Shouldn’t Count on Your Family Members to Take Care of You When You’re Old — The Washington Post

From setting up automatic payments to figuring out the “time value” of your frugal behaviors, these 10 money-management habits are simple—but can make a big difference in your 2015 budget. Top 10 Better Money Habits You Can Build This Year  — Lifehacker

What’s so special about Seattle? Find out why this metro area boasts the hottest job market in the nation, according to a new study. The 10 Best U.S. Cities for Finding a Job — Business Insider

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We took a (virtual) road trip to find the cities with the best money managers in the U.S. Find out what they can teach you about paying down debt, saving for retirement and more. Financially Fit Cities Across America: The Right Way to Keep Up With the Joneses

Don’t wait for someone else to highlight your career accomplishments. Here’s how to start tactfully tooting your own professional horn—today. Career Confidence: 6 Ways to Artfully Self-Promote at Work

Looking to land a new gig? A veteran talent recruiter shares her top tips for making the right impression. Job Hunting in 2015? A Talent Recruiter Shares Secrets for Standing Out

The way you spend money should reflect what’s most important to you. Here’s how to incorporate your values—from family and education to environmental sustainability—into your spending strategy. Your 2015 Money Values Roadmap: 6 Ways to Budget for What Matters to You Most

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