Tag: Career

Charting this Woman’s Non-Traditional Path Towards Success and Money

This post is made possible by support from the Forte Foundation. All opinions are my own. My first post-college job hardly scored me any points in “adulting” other than it helped pay my bills (I still needed two other jobs

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How to Set Your Rates as a Freelancer

The following post comes from Danielle of ThisQuarterLife.com. I know a lot of bloggers (and even non-bloggers) indulge in the fine side hustle of freelancing, but we all deal with one awful question: how do you set your rates as

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Guess Who’s Back?! (And with a new job)

(Admit it, you totally have Eminem stuck in your head right now) A little over a month ago I started a new job. For the most part, I kept the details under wraps and took a few weeks off the

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To MBA or Not to MBA? That is the Question

The internet (and newspapers) are flooded right now with articles about making New Year’s resolutions. Some are about money, others focus on continued educations and a ton are about dropping those last 10 pounds that have been hanging around for

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The Importance of Asking for the Order

Over the past nine months, I’ve frequently mentioned how my father raised me to be financially literate. While I credit many of my finance lessons to him, my mother is the one who taught me the fine art of networking

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The Power of Partying (I mean Networking)

In February of 2011 the decision to go to a party changed the course of my life. I’m serious. I can point to the moment I started the path towards not only my first, but second job out of college

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Book Review: 101 Secrets For Your Twenties

So you’ve made it into your 20s, well done! You’ve probably graduated from high school, possibly gone to college, jumped into the throes of your first job, hopefully avoided being a cast member on a reality show, and still feel

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