/ Mikaela Sullivan
I Need a Job — Should I Work With a Recruiter?

I Need a Job — Should I Work With a Recruiter?

Job hunting can be a tiring and complicated process. This is especially true if you’re a recent graduate who’s new to the workforce, if you work in a specialized field or if the job market is especially volatile. Some job-seekers choose to work with recruiters, which can come with upsides and downsides. Should you work with one to land your next gig? We’ll dive into the pros and cons so you can decide what’s best for you.

5 Job Posting Red Flags to Watch Out For

5 Job Posting Red Flags to Watch Out For

After an uncertain 2020, jobs numbers are looking up again. With increasing employment rates and U.S. companies offering better wages and benefits, now is a great time for job seekers to hunt for their next career.  However, this employment rush has also opened the door for more suspicious listings and less-than-ideal job postings. Do you know how to spot scams and time-wasters in the sea of hiring notices? Be on the lookout for these five red flags as you search…

6 Reasons You’re Stuck in Debt

6 Reasons You’re Stuck in Debt

Dealing with debt can be an incredibly scary and stressful experience, but it’s also a common struggle for many Americans. CNBC recently reported that the average American has $90,460 in overall debt, including credit cards, student debt, mortgages and personal loans. You might be asking yourself, “if debt is such a big problem, then why aren’t we all pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps and fixing it?” Unfortunately, getting back on track financially is often much easier said than done,…

Wedding Debt: Why It’s Not Worth It and How To Avoid It

Wedding Debt: Why It’s Not Worth It and How To Avoid It

For many couples, weddings are the biggest celebration they’ll plan in their lifetime. Between choosing the venue, bridal party, clothes, food, decorations, food and entertainment, it’s normal to feel excited and overwhelmed at the same time. Unfortunately, many couples also find themselves stressed and uncertain as they try to figure out how to foot the bill. While it’s tempting to rely on credit to pay for your big day, the resulting debt could start your marriage on the wrong foot….

Money Advice for Your 60s and Beyond

Money Advice for Your 60s and Beyond

You’ve reached your 60s. Your hard work, saving and investing is about to pay off — you’re almost at the retirement finish line!  Before you kick back and enjoy your new adventures as a retiree, there are a few things you should do to set yourself up for financial success. You’ll also need to keep making smart money decisions so that your retirement funds last. 

6 Steps To Take When You’re Drowning in Debt

6 Steps To Take When You’re Drowning in Debt

When money is tight and you’re having difficulty paying your bills, it’s incredibly easy to make choices that make your financial situation worse. Getting a new credit card, sticking with minimum payments or skipping payments altogether may stave off the problem in the short-term, but could cost you even more down the road. If you feel like you’re drowning in debt, there’s still hope! Here are six steps you should take to keep your head above water and regain control…

Money Advice for Your 50s

Money Advice for Your 50s

For many in their 50s, the concept of retirement feels much more real than it may have before. Sure, you likely still have a decade or so of working to go, but clocking out for the last time and enjoying your new retiree status is quickly approaching. Does that “almost there” feeling make you excited, or does it leave you feeling nervous and unprepared? 

Which Celebs Have Earned the Most From Twitter Ads?

Which Celebs Have Earned the Most From Twitter Ads?

Are you old enough to remember when Twitter was brand new and nobody knew what to do with it? A time, even, before hashtags? Gradually, folk figured out how to use (and misuse) Twitter —exploiting it to build fame, influence, and votes. And wealth. You only need a few thousand followers to start making a buck with promotional tweets. And celebrities with millions of followers and a distinct brand (and a nonchalance about “selling out”) are making millions of dollars…

Money Advice for Your 40s

Money Advice for Your 40s

Unique perks and challenges appear when you reach your 40s. On one hand, many people begin to earn their peak earnings in this decade, which is definitely worth celebrating! On the other hand, 40-somethings are also beginning to close in on retirement, which increases the pressure to make strategic money moves.  If you haven’t found your financial footing by the time you’ve entered your 40s, there’s still time. Here are seven things you can do to set your future self…