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How to Get Paid While Getting Your MBA

An MBA is an excellent career move for dozens of reasons, but for those interested in personal finance, an MBAs’ earning potential is most appealing. According to the most recent surveys as reported in Financial Times, students can more than double their salaries by earning an MBA, moving from the $70,000-per-year range to the $140,000-per-year range. Even better, salary boosts ... Read More »

3 Smart Ways to Consolidate Debt

3 Smart Ways to Consolidate Debt

You are in debt. That’s not good news, of course, but it doesn’t have to be the end of the world, either. At this point, the best thing you can do is make a plan. You don’t want to go on forever floundering in debt, wasting hundreds of dollars per month paying interest on your accounts. Ideally, you would like ... Read More »

How to Use Your Money to Actually Buy Happiness

How to Use Your Money to Actually Buy Happiness

A long-held and told notion throughout the years is the idea that money can’t buy happiness. In a consumerist society, it’s something we hear often to remind us of the truly important things in life like experiences, our health, and loved ones. While in many cases that’s a true statement, as items tend to only make you happy for a ... Read More »

How to Take Someone to Small Claims Court

How to Take Someone to Small Claims Court

If at all possible, it is best to avoid going to court. Between the financial costs and the time it will take out of your schedule, taking someone to court is not an attractive option. However, in some cases, it may be your only viable path forward. When you feel you are owed compensation of some kind and the other ... Read More »

4 Depression Era Tricks to Stretch a Small Income

4 Depression Era Tricks to Stretch a Small Income

Have you ever gotten to the end of a pay period with next to nothing left of your paycheck? Like many, you might find your salary or income a little wanting. After all, the cost of living and everyday expenses isn’t necessarily cheap. This could mean you have to stretch your paycheck thin just to accommodate the necessities. Nonetheless, no ... Read More »