7 Money Links We Love: The Common Career Advice That's Steering You Wrong

7 Money Links We Love: The Common Career Advice That's Steering You Wrong

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According to new Census data, the U.S. added 1.3 million housing units in the fourth quarter of 2014—mostly because of new, young renters. Why experts say this could be an economic game-changer. More Young Adults May Leave Nest in Spark for Economy — USA Today

And to celebrate their new freedom, Millennials are treating themselves to restaurant dinners every night. A new report finds young adults spend an average of $2,700 on eating out each year—10% more than Boomers. Here are two reasons why. Who Spends More Eating Out, Millennials or Boomers? — MarketWatch

A new study finds dads who spend time taking care of their kids are more satisfied at work—the opposite of what researchers have found for moms. Are Working Dads Having It All? — The Wall Street Journal

In a new survey, nearly three-quarters of Americans say they've been stressed about money sometime in the last month—and women are most likely to fret about their finances. Money Issues Are Still Really Stressing Americans Out — CNN

New research finds that Americans with employer-sponsored health insurance paid almost 7% more for out-of-pocket health costs in 2013 compared to the year before. Out-of-Pocket Health Costs Rise, But Prices Often Hidden — CNBC

Some career advice—like the idea that networking is more important than developing technical skills—can be misleading. Here’s how to interpret those nuggets of “wisdom.” Common Career Wisdom That Isn’t Completely True — Lifehacker

News flash: Most employers aren’t itching to grant you a higher salary when they make you a job offer. Here’s how to find an opportunity for negotiation, anyway. 5 Ways Employers Discourage You From Negotiating Salary — U.S. News & World Report

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Worried that your devotion to your career will damage your relationship? Avert disaster by having a frank discussion with your partner about how to manage your priorities. Cash Conversation of the Month: The 'I'm Married to My Job' Talk

Whether you're stuck in a spiral of debt or always dating financial duds, here’s how to break the negative cycle and change your money habits for good. Financial Groundhog Syndrome: Are You a Victim of Repeat Money Mistakes?

Sometimes your S.O. can be your best financial role model. From using a color-coded budget to creating a savings jar, here’s what seven people learned about money from their partners. Couples Dish on Love and Money: ‘The Best Financial Trick I Learned From My Significant Other’

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