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How to Work Abroad

Foreign cities, new friends, cheap beer and a ragged, well-used passport: traveling the world while you’re young sounds so glamorous. And it is. I studied abroad in Argentina and loved my travels. But it really drained my bank account. I’ve never b … [Read more...]

Money Mentors: Jacquelyn Zehner on Women and Money

It's hard not to be impressed by Jacquelyn Zehner. In 1996, she became the youngest woman and first female trader to become a partner at Goldman Sachs. But since then, her work has been even more impressive. Zehner has devoted herself to … [Read more...]

Make a Million Before 30: A Young Entrepreneur Shares Five Secrets to Success

Let's face it: There's a certain allure to achieving the status of millionaire, especially if you can hit the mark before age 30. The trouble is, no matter how many times we've heard it in songs (by rich rock stars, to be sure), money can't buy … [Read more...]

Why We Both Went Back to Work After Having Kids

Earlier this year I wrote about the not-so-insignificant costs of having a baby, and several of you asked about the decision to go back to work or for one parent to stay home. For those fortunate enough to have this choice, choosing to return to … [Read more...]

The Only 9 Resume Tips You’ll Ever Need

To land your dream gig in today's cutthroat job market, you'll need a resume that blows hiring managers out of their chairs. To help, I scoured the Web for nine tips that will help you rock rewriting your resume. 1. Sell Your Achievements. What's … [Read more...]

Should You Move For A Job?

The New York Times has called us “The Go-Nowhere Generation.”The reason?Lots of us are choosing not to venture far from home.We’re not crossing state lines to find work---even when there are few jobs at home. We came of age at the dawn of a recession … [Read more...]

How Not To Suck at Applying for a Job

Most people absolutely suck at applying to jobs. And this is GREAT NEWS. Why? Because it means that with just the tiniest bit of consideration and work, you should be able to absolutely crush your next job search. Not too long ago, I was … [Read more...]

How To Use Social Media To Help—Not Hurt—Your Career

Note from David: It's been a while since we've talked about career issues on Money Under 30, so we're going to fix that this week. Today, I asked Amber to write about how you can use social networking accounts to help your career. (At the very … [Read more...]

Invest In Yourself

Have you invested recently…in yourself? If so, leave a comment describing how you invested in yourself, how much it cost, and what you think you’ll get out of it. (Share how you've invested in yourself here ») WHY I ASK This week I’m at … [Read more...]

Earn More Money! Why Spending Less Isn’t the Only Answer

Often, the best solution to money worries is to earn more money. Last night, I spent a couple hours catching up on reader emails. Inevitably, about a third of the emails I receive are from people in their twenties or thirties who are either stuck … [Read more...]