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Using Credit Cards and Debit Cards Overseas

When I moved to the UK and opened a bank account, I had no idea that anything but a Visa or Mastercard logo could be on a debit card (in other parts of the world, there are other kinds of debit cards). I should have looked into this before hand, but … [Read more...]

How to Open an International Bank Account

My first job outside the United States was in London. I worked for a travel company in Maine with international locations, so when an opportunity came up for me to hop the pond, I grabbed it. After making the move, the most important detail I had to … [Read more...]

The Myth of the Celtic Tiger

Editor’s Note: Contributing writer Emily Cesta has spent much of her twenties living abroad. In this post, Emily offers reflections on the world economy through the lens of her experiences in Ireland as the “Celtic Tiger”, (Ireland’s economy) contrac … [Read more...]

Three Little Ways to Boost Your Emergency Fund

An emergency fund is the foundation of financial security. But whether you’re an I-Banker or starving artist, it’s never easy to sacrifice daily expenses now to build that emergency fund for later. We all want to save that extra cash each month, an … [Read more...]

Declare Your Tips!

For all of you working as a waiter or waitress, bartender, barista, valet, cabbie, pizza delivery driver, or any other job that involves getting paid in tips, I have a tip for you: declare, declare, declare! Although it may be tempting to get … [Read more...]

Credit Scores Scare Me

I just turned off the TV. Why? There was an ad on about a furry, man-eating, house-soiling credit score run amuck. This is the stuff of nightmares. Most of us reading here bought what our parents and teachers sold to us all through … [Read more...]

How to Buy Wedding Rings Online

Let’s face it: a wedding ring is a round metal object. Unless you are designing your own wedding rings, or have an unlimited budget that allows you to browse the Tiffany catalogue with serious intent to buy, a traditional wedding band (and many n … [Read more...]