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Death and Taxes…and Divorce? Don’t Let Tax Time Bring Your Marriage Down

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It’s no secret tax time can be hard on romantic relationships. From the timing of when to file, to tracking down the records, to just plain having to do something you don’t want to do. Take control, and don’t let April 15 be the most miserable day of the year.

How to Find a Short-Term Rental

Finding a short-term rental for an internship or contract job can be tricky; here are some tips.

As I’ve been getting further along in my college career, one word has changed in my mind from an exciting one to a scary one: internship. Sure, many internships are extremely competitive and offer low or no pay, but perhaps the hardest thing about internships is that if you have to do a short stint in a […]

Moven: New Money App Foreshadows Future of Social Banking

Moven is a new financial app that tracks purchases socially.

I like to think that when it comes to personal finance, there’s hardly anything personal about it where the big-boy banks are concerned. At Citibank, Chase, Wells Fargo, etc., banking has become an obstacle-course game of dodging exorbitant fees and penalties, usually done by keeping ultra-high balances. How many of us are in a position […]

Funny Money: How to Work Hard at Seeming to be a Hard Worker

George Costanza, grumpy at the office in a Seinfeld screenshot

We’ve all noticed slacker co-workers who always seem to get the breaks when it comes to raises and promotions. It’s easy to resent these folks, but what you should be doing is learning from them. Though books have been written on the subject, their arts aren’t widely known, and most anyone can use a brush-up on the matter. […]

Multiple Streams of Income: How I Went from Debt to Three Paychecks

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Now that I have managed to get myself into a job that I love, built my net worth and enjoy multiple streams of income from side businesses I have built, I want to reflect on my journey.

Can My Landlord REALLY Do That? A Guide to Renter’s Rights

For Rent sign with questionable qualification.

Wait, can my landlord REALLY do that? Maybe not. All states give renters rights. If you rent an apartment, understand the basics of landlord-tenant law.

International Travel Checklist: What to Pack for Your Trip Abroad

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It’s hard to know what to bring for an international trip. Being safe and comfortable is more important than being stylish. Be sure to have important documents and emergency contact info. Also make sure you bring a power converter so you can charge your gadgets. Comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothes are also a must.

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Buying A New House While Working Full-Time

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Buying a house can be time consuming. Between all the paperwork of getting a mortgage, looking at houses, and submitting offers, who has the time? Here are some tips on what to expect and how to make things go a little smoother.

Getting the Best Term Life Insurance Rates: Three Tips

Insurance isn't sexy, but it's a vital important of a smart financial plan.

Who likes paying more for something when you know you can get it cheaper somewhere else? It’s a gut-wrenching feeling when you’ve paid for goods or services only to realize that you could have saved a bundle had you just invested a little bit more time researching all your options. This has happened to me […]

Making Prior Year IRA Contributions

David Weliver, Founder, MoneyUnder30.com

Individual retirement arrangements, or IRAs, provide tax incentives for saving for retirement. If you can afford it, I strongly encourage everybody to contribute at least a little bit to a Roth IRA every year, even if you have a 401(k) or other retirement plan at work. And among the many benefits of IRAs is the […]