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

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

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Do troublemakers finish first? A new study links childhood rule-breaking with high incomes. Rebellious Kids Grow Up to Out-Earn Rule-Followers — Quartz

Your relationship status is likely affecting your auto premiums, according to new research from the Consumer Federation of America. Widows Pay More for Car Insurance Than Married Women, Study Finds — Yahoo Finance

A growing number of companies use mathematical models to determine if you will pay back a loan or stay in a job. Do computers judge more fairly than people do? Using Algorithms to Determine Character — New York Times

Extrovert or introvert? Whatever your predispositions, they influence you at work. An infographic breaks down career habits by Briggs-Myers type. The Surprising Ways Your Personality Type Affects Your Career — Business Insider

Homebuyers in America pay a median price of $236K—which can get you 400 square feet in Boston or 3,000 square feet in Dallas. The Median Home Price is $236,000. Here’s What That Buys You — CNN Money

6, 5, 4, 3, 2 … hired? These four strategies will help you get noticed by recruiters. You Have 6 Seconds to Grab a Recruiter’s Attention—Here’s How to Do It — The Muse

When was the last time you used that snorkeling mask? Or that waffle iron? Heed this advice to cut the clutter while making a little cash in the process. If You Wouldn’t Buy It Today, Then Sell It — LifeHacker

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From preschool admissions coaches to SAT prep, some people spend big to propel junior to success. Experts asses the value. Worth It or a Waste? 5 Fancy (and Pricey) Ways Parents Will Pay to Get Their Kids Ahead

Whether you need to take a hard look at your coverage or finally draft that living will, a summertime checkup is just what the doctor ordered. The Midyear Health Care Checkup: 7 Money-Saving To-Dos to Tackle This Summer

Often it feels like the more you earn, the more you spend. There's even a term for it: lifestyle inflation. A CFP offers tips for avoiding cost creep. Hack My Lifestyle Inflation: ‘Help! I Can’t Stop Spending More As I Make More’

You're not a Rockefeller, but you can steal ideas from the rich to set up your kids—and their kids—for success. C.E.O. Linda Davis Taylor discusses the premise of her new book. The Business of Family: What the 1% Can Teach You About Being the C.E.O. of Your Family

Juggling dual financial obligations may have you feeling stuck between a rock and a hard place. A student loan expert and a CFP suggest how best to prioritize any extra cash. This or That: Pay Down Student Loans or Save for Retirement?


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