Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Monday, April 21, 2014
Going Green on the Cheap
Happy Earth Day! Now’s a great time to learn about ways to go green on the cheap.
For those of us with more limited means, there are small things we can do every day to trim our energy use. Many are low-cost or free, and some will even save you money. After all, you shouldn’t have to be rich to help save the planet.
Check out these 15 ways you can live an environmentally friendly lifestyle on a budget.
10 Financial Commandments for Your 20s
1) Develop a marketable skill
2) Establish a budget
3) Get insured
4) Make a debt-repayment plan
5) Build an emergency fund
6) Start saving for retirement
7) Build up your credit history
8) Quit the Bank of Mom and Dad
9) Clean up your online presence
10) Get your key financial documents in order
Learn more on kiplinger.com.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Monday, April 14, 2014
It’s no surprise that summer is the most expensive time to travel to Europe. Follow these strategies to avoid paying top dollar to fly across the Atlantic.
American households with teens are expected to spend nearly $1,000 on prom this year. Keep the costs of formal wear, flowers, photos and more under control with these tips.
Monday, April 7, 2014
Thinking about hiking The Alps? For a cheaper alternative, consider The Himalayas instead. You could spend eight nights in Pokhara, Nepal’s trekking capital, for the cost of one in Zurich, Switzerland, and still have money left over.
Check out more of our international vacation destinations you can actually afford.
Friday, April 4, 2014
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
You’re headed for trouble if you pick up these distress signals.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Keep more money in your pocket by finding every legitimate tax deduction you can. Take our 10-question quiz. See if you can separate the legitimate deductions from the ones that would trigger a “no way” from the IRS.
10 Job Hunting Myths
Don’t get sucked into these common job-hunting myths:
1) Finding a job after college will be quick and easy.
2) The internet is the best place to look for a job.
3) I’ll make a fortune at my first job out of college.
4) There’s no room for negotiation with an entry-level salary.
5) The person who gets hired is the one who can do the job best.
Learn the rest on Kiplinger.com.