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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...]

How This Blog Earns Full-Time Income from Part-Time Work (Plus 3 Tips To Help You Earn More)

Many of you frequently ask me to share more details about the business side of this blog. In other words: How does this blog make money? When I tell people that this blog isn’t only profitable, but capable of being my sole income, I i … [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...]

How to Suck at Work-Life Balance

In a survey last week, I asked some of you: “What’s the biggest thing you’re struggling with in your life right now?” The second most common answer, behind only debt, took me by total surprise. Then again, I’m not sure why it took me by surpri … [Read more...]

Five Easy Ways You Can Earn More Money in the New Year

This guest post is from Kimberly Palmer, author of the new book Generation Earn: The Young Professional’s Guide to Spending, Investing, and Giving Back. She’s also the personal finance columnist at US News & World Report. Looking for some worthy sp … [Read more...]

Do You Earn Enough Money?

If so, how much is it? Why is it enough? At what age did you hit this milestone? What changed? If you don’t earn enough---what will it take to get there? *By enough, I basically mean an annual income that provides for all your needs b … [Read more...]

Side Income: Is It a Hobby or a Business?

Shannon works in sales where she makes decent money and lives in a nice house with her family. Shannon doesn’t dislike her job, but it’s not her passion. So every Friday, at the end of a draining 40-hour work week, Shannon hurries home to spend time o … [Read more...]

Fringe Benefits For the Win: 15 Tax-Free Perks of Working for the Man

Do you know how much do you earn? (Hint: If your employer provides benefits, it's actually more than you think.) See, if your salary is $50,000, you don’t earn just $50,000. The actual value of your pay is comprised of both salary and benefits, w … [Read more...]