Monthly Archives: July 2015

Career Experts Spill: 4 Questions You Do (and Don’t) Want to Ask in an Informational Interview

You’ve landed a meet-and-greet with a key player at a big company. Now what? Here are 4 things you should—and shouldn’t—bring up. More

7 Money Links We Love: The 6-Second Recruiter Rule

Why rule-breakers seem to earn more, money lessons from the über rich and more in this week’s roundup. More

This or That: Pay Down Student Loans or Save for Retirement?

We tasked a financial planner and a student loan pro with debating when to plump up your nest egg or crack into that college debt. More

Single and Budget Scrappy: How 12 People Stretch an Entry-Level Salary

From Brooklyn to Berkeley, these Millennials have found savvy ways to swing living alone—within their modest means. More

The Business of Family: What the 1% Can Teach You About Being the C.E.O. of Your Family

You’re not a Rockefeller. But that doesn’t mean you can’t steal ideas from the rich to set up your kids—and your kids’ kids—for success. More

10 Cities With the Highest (and Lowest) Credit Card Burdens

In #1 ranked San Antonio it would take 16 months to pay off the average card debt. You’ll never guess which city came in last. More

The Midyear Health Care Checkup: 7 Money-Saving To-Dos to Tackle This Summer

From running the numbers on your FSA to booking errant doctor visits, summer is prime time to reboot your health care regimen. More

‘Help! I Can’t Stop Spending More As I Make More’

Despite moving to a cheaper city—and collecting a fatter salary—Elaine’s costs keep creeping up, up, up. A CFP offers advice. More

What Parents Will Spend to Get Their Kids Ahead

From preschool coaches to SAT prep, people spend big to propel their kids to success. But which investments really make the grade? More

7 Money Links We Love: How to Handle a Workplace Regime Change

Shiny toy syndrome, making meaningful donations and more in this week’s roundup of the top personal finance and career stories. More