Is College No Longer Enough to Obtain Career Success?

College used to be the golden standard for many professional pursuits, but these days specialization is becoming the new normal, which leads to the question: Is College enough to obtain career success?  After completing the second year of my finance degree I was unpleasantly surprised to find that, despite my academic accomplishments, I was unremarkable. To me, my […]

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Yakezie Carnival – June 15th, 2015

Editor’s Choice Jessica Moorhouse @ Mo’ Money Mo’ Houses writes Plan to Retire? Then Stop Giving Your Kids Money! – Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of articles written about how parents may need to rethink their retirement plans because of their Gen Y money-sucking kids. Guess what, the solution to your retirement dilemma is […]

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Carnival of Financial Camaraderie – June 8th, 2014

Welcome to this week’s Carnival of Financial Camaraderie.  Thank you to everyone who contributed; there is a lot of good info here so sit back and enjoy. BUDGETING Mario @ Debt BLAG writes My bad experience with Nokia; or a hiccup in my attempt at cell phone frugality – I bought a less expensive Nokia Lumia […]

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Why You Should Get a Line of Credit Before it’s Too Late

When life happens a line of credit may be the only thing standing between you and a major credit card debt problem.  No matter how big your emergency fund, a line of credit can provide you with a low cost buffer for unforeseen spending before you have to use a high interest rate credit card.  Unfortunately, […]

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Carnival of Financial Planning – June 1st, 2014

Welcome to this week’s Carnival of Financial Planning.  Thank you to all of the personal finance bloggers who shared their articles! BUDGETING AND ECONOMICS Don @ Money Reasons writes Why Customer Service Matters When Selling Products Online – Read why customer service matters when you decide to sell products online. Perhaps it’s the difference between […]