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Should You Refinance Your Student Loans?

  Join the Project! Everything you need to be smarter with your money, delivered weekly.   Student loan debt feels like the new normal, right? Nearly everyone I know has some amount of student loan debt. And these loans aren’t for an insignificant amount of money: the...

Just Say No: Avoid Doing These 5 Things With Your Money

  Join the Project! Everything you need to be smarter with your money, delivered weekly.   We hear about a lot of things that you should do with your money: Budget! Invest! Negotiate! But there are also some sneaky things that you should avoid doing. Things that are...

What Happens to Your Money When Interest Rates Rise

  Join the Project! Everything you need to be smarter with your money, delivered weekly.   Eight times a year 12 people you don't know meet in a room to make decisions about your money. And, if you're like most people, you don't really pay attention to what they're...

Latest Posts: Make More

Should You Go to Grad School? Here’s How to Decide.

  Join the Project! Everything you need to be smarter with your money, delivered weekly.   Back in 2009, I was pretty unhappy in my career and wanted to make a change. I had just passed the CPA exam and instead of celebrating this milestone, I realized that I didn’t...

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**Update: No longer accepting applications! This community is amazing and I've had so many wonderful people reach out over the past few days. I'm sifting through emails and resumes now and I'm afraid I can't accept any more applications!** Like personal finance?...

Should You Hire a Financial Advisor?

  Join the Project! Everything you need to be smarter with your money, delivered weekly.   I love fielding questions from readers (seriously love, so send them to me!). One of the most asked questions is around hiring a professional. Whether it’s because someone wants...

Latest Posts: Live Bigger

The Financial Advice I’d Give to My Younger Self

  Join the Project! Everything you need to be smarter with your money, delivered weekly.   Yesterday was my 35th birthday and while I don’t hate getting older, I still feel like I’m 25. Sometimes I look at little six-month-old Henry and think, “whose baby is this? I’m...

Money Talks: Lauren McGoodwin of Career Contessa

  Join the Project! Everything you need to be smarter with your money, delivered weekly.   Photos by Joe+Kathrina   If you’ve ever looked for career advice (and who among us hasn’t?), you’ve likely found your answer on Career Contessa. Lauren McGoodwin founded Career...

Stop Should-ing Your Way Through Life

  Join the Project! Everything you need to be smarter with your money, delivered weekly.   A year and a half ago Jordan and I were enjoying an 11-hour flight back to California. The trip wasn’t just to visit family and friends - we were on our way to interview...

Latest Posts: Forbes Series: The Salary Chronicles

Forbes Series: How I Increased My Salary To $75k In 4 Years

Title: HR Location: London, UK Original Salary: $65k Negotiated Fee: £90k (approximately $140k in 2015) How important was money and what kind of sacrifices was I willing to make for a job I loved? What was the situation when you decided to negotiate your...

Forbes Series: How I Negotiated An Extra $10K With One Phone Call

Title: Engineer, Financial Services Location: New York, NY Original Fee: $80k Negotiated Fee: $90k My mom taught me from a young age that you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate for. What was the situation when you decided to negotiate...

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