Posts by Meghan Rabbitt

No Raise? 6 Ways to Squeeze More Money From Your Job

Disappointed by your invisible pay bump? These strategies could help pad your paycheck until you nab that bigger salary increase. More

Just Dating? 3 Money Topics to Discuss Before You Get Serious

From family money history to credit card debt, here are key financial convos to have with your sweetie before moving to the next stage. More

Key End-of-Year Money Talks You’ll Be So Glad You Had

Start the New Year right by getting these discussions out of the way now. More

Is the Grass Really Greener? 3 People Test Self-Employment

Ever dreamt of being your own boss? So do these people, who share their going-solo plans with career pros. Can they make it work? More

7 Days, 7 Ways to Boost Your Hireability

Whether you’re in search mode or happy to stay put for now, here’s how to ramp up your appeal to hiring pros in just one week. More

5 Marriage Milestones That Can Really Shake Up Your Money P.O.V. as a Couple

Babies. Houses. Job changes. Is your marriage ready to weather the emotional and financial after effects of these big life events? More

Hack My Net Worth! How Can I Boost My Assets by $40K?

Kathy could be considered a star money pupil, except for one financial fear—a stagnant net worth. Enter the numbers-savvy CFP®. More

6 Credit Mistakes Even Those With Stellar Scores Can Make

From co-signing on a loan to ignoring the five FICO factors, these missteps can sideline even the savviest of credit consumers. More

4 People, 1 City: How I Spend, Save and Splurge in Chicago

City living can drain your budget, whether you’re on the East Coast, West or in between. Four Midwesterners show us how it’s done. More

Hack My Nest Egg: Help! I Only Have $30K for Retirement

A career change and baby waylaid Jenny’s savings, leaving the 40-year-old stressing over her modest stash. Can she bounce back? More