The Risks & Rewards of Teaching Abroad

Personal Finance

The Risks & Rewards of Teaching Abroad

The Risks & Rewards of Teaching Abroad

At 20 years old, Roscoe Mathieu had an associate’s degree in international studies, but no concrete idea of what he wanted to do with his life. He decided to teach English in China. About a year later, when he returned to the U.S. to find work, but couldn’t because of the Great Recession, he knew… Read More

Can a 0% Credit Card Hurt Your Credit?

Credit Cards

Can a 0% Credit Card Hurt Your Credit?

Can a 0% Credit Card Hurt Your Credit?

When you’re looking for a solution to high-interest debt, a balance transfer credit card with a 0% teaser rate can seem like the answer — and it may be. But, as with everything else you buy or apply for, it’s important to be sure what you’re getting into. Because the last thing you’d want is to find… Read More

How to Make Your Credit Card Debt More Manageable

Managing Debt

How to Make Your Credit Card Debt More Manageable

How to Make Your Credit Card Debt More Manageable

Credit card debt can be a brutal burden to carry around. With every passing day, each card’s average daily balance is calculated, and interest charges are assessed on every dollar of debt. Because unsecured debt that is never tax deductible, credit card interest charges can be far more costly than most home mortgages or student loans. Although there… Read More

4 Ways to Drop Your Debt Weight Next Year

Managing Debt

4 Ways to Drop Your Debt Weight Next Year

4 Ways to Drop Your Debt Weight Next Year

“I’m going to get out of debt this year.” Sound familiar? It’s a common aspiration, just like this one: “I’m going to get healthier this year.” Both debt and poor health are burdensome: You feel it every day, and even though it weighs on you, the changes necessary to improving your situation seem daunting and difficult…. Read More

How to Pay Off Your Credit Cards By 2016

Managing Debt

How to Pay Off Your Credit Cards By 2016

How to Pay Off Your Credit Cards By 2016

If you are ringing in the new year with substantial credit card debt, then now is the time to create a strategy for paying it off in 2015. Doing so will allow you to save tremendously on interest charges while likely increasing your credit score and reducing your stress levels. So here are five ways to pay off… Read More

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