financial situation

Are you facing a scary financial situation?

Let’s be honest: there are a lot of opportunities to get into financial trouble these days. But some situations are a lot more economically frightening and spooky than others.


Since Halloween takes place this week, and people are thinking about scary stuff, it’s worth pausing for a moment to consider how you might handle several real-life challenges that could scare you out of your wits.


Here are 3 of the most-spooky financial situations you can ever face – along with some tips about how to deal with these frightening monsters [continue reading…]

Why Most Employers Don’t Care Where You Went to School

It’s college application season and scores of parents are pushing their kids to seek admission to Ivy League schools and other “brand name” institutions of higher learning.


For some parents – and many students too – if a college or university isn’t a “Top 20” school, or one with a name that everyone recognizes, it’s not even worth applying to that campus.


Why? Unfortunately, many people remain star struck when it comes to labels – and that includes educational labels. [continue reading…]