Monthly Archives: October 2017

The 1 Thing You Should Do Before You Accept a Job Offer

You got the job — congrats! Now do this before accepting. More

Should I Buy the iPhone 8 or iPhone X?

On iPhone X pre-order day, one of our thrifty editors reveals her internal struggle over which pricey iPhone model to buy. More

My First Apartment Destroyed My Budget. Here’s How I Turned It Around

Living in NYC had always been a dream, until I got the bill. More

It Just Got Harder to Sue Financial Companies

Congress just killed a rule intended to make it easier for consumers to file class-action lawsuits. More

I Tracked My Spending Every Day for a Week — These Are the Costs That Made Me Cringe

A writer who prides himself on being frugal was still shocked by his spending decisions. More

The Best Time of Day to Apply for a Job — And Actually Land the Interview

Don’t sabotage your efforts by hitting ‘send’ at the wrong time. More

Richard Branson Thinks Parents Should Work From Home. Here’s How to Do It Right

The billionaire is a big advocate for this work/life balance strategy. Here are some tips for doing it right. More

‘How Do I Choose a Job Reference When I’ve Had a String of Bad Bosses?’ and Other Tricky Questions

A career expert explains how to choose the best job references in 4 tricky scenarios. More

Here’s How Much You Can Contribute to a 401(k) in 2018

What’s changing and what’s staying the same for retirement savings in 2018. More

DIY Your Halloween Costume With These Cheap Punny Money Ideas

These easy-to make-costumes have fun with finance and save you some dough in the process.