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Student Budgeting: Make Your Summer Job Pay All Year Long

I’m not going to lie: When you’re a student, budgeting is no easy task…especially if you need money you earn from a summer job to last all year long. Unless you have a regular source of income during the school year, you need to stick to a pretty strict spending plan to make this work. […]

How To Position Your Portfolio For An Economic Recovery

If you watch financial television, things look bleak. The unemployment rate is at 9.9% and the Dow has dropped below 10,000. It looks like the world is coming to an end as we know it. Although it may not feel like it at the moment, the United States is actually in the midst of an […]

How to Turn a Summer Internship into a Full-Time Job

If you want to make your summer job count towards your professional future, few opportunities are better than a summer internship. Internships are available all over the place, including with companies as big as Google and The New York Times. If you play your cards right, these internships could land you a dream job after […]

Do It Yourself Credit Repair: 6 Steps To Recover From Bad Credit

Don’t fall for scams promising easy, overnight credit repair. If you want to fix your poor credit, you can (and should) do it yourself. Follow these six simple steps to do-it-yourself credit repair.

Highest Paying Summer Jobs for College Students

Yesterday, I wrote about choosing a summer job that will help your future career. But what if you just need to make as much cash as possible? Then look to these highest paying summer jobs, if you can get them: 1. Computer Technology If you have interest and experience in the world of IT, capitalize […]

The Cardinal Sin of Personal Finance

This is a guest post from Kevin, who blogs at 20smoney.com. Personal finance is pretty common-sense stuff if you think about it. Yet, the majority of the public fails to implement this common sense into their daily lives. For instance, I believe the cardinal sin of personal finance is borrowing money to pay for a […]

Make Your Summer Job Count

For most college students, summer employment is a must. The need to earn money for college tuition, living expenses, books and spending money throughout the school year leads most students to frantically scour the help wanted ads. I worked as a camp counselor, a lifeguard, and as a swim instructor. My favorite summer job was […]