New Overtime Pay Ruling: What You Need to Know

The U.S. Department of Labor’s recent decision on overtime pay extends to 1.3 million U.S. workers. Previously workers were automatically entitled to overtime pay only if they earned $23,660 or less a year, says Employco USA president and compensation expert Rob Wilson.   But, starting on Jan. 1, 2020, that salary ceiling will be raised Read More …

Study: Jobs Where You’re Most (and Least) Likely to Live Paycheck to Paycheck

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels   A recent study conducted by GoBankingRates listed the occupations where workers were most and least likely to live paycheck to paycheck. Although money should not be the only concern when choosing a career, it should be a factor to consider. Living paycheck to paycheck can make it hard to save for emergencies. Read More …

Affordable Beauty Buys for College Students

Photo by Free Creative Stuff from Pexels   Makeup and skincare products can get pretty expensive. As a college student or recent grad, you may be envious of influencers promoting pricey products in pretty packaging. But you don’t have to break your budget to take care of your skin and find makeup you love. Luckily, there are Read More …

The 10 Highest Paying Entry-Level Jobs

With the high cost of college tuition, it’s understandable that students want to get their money’s worth. Entry-level jobs aren’t known for their high pay, but some graduates can enjoy high salaries from the start. GoBankingRates.com has released a study on the highest paying entry-level jobs. To determine which jobs made the cut, GOBankingRates utilized Bureau Read More …

Negotiation Tactics for Women from Rhonda Moret

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels   Did you know women negotiate four times less than their male counterparts and that female leaders who act like male leaders, more authoritatively and direct, are viewed more negatively? To help combat this problem, Rhonda Moret founded of Elevate for Her. Elevate for Her is a professional development organization with tactical programming Read More …

Pluto : Personal Finance App for College Students

  Personal finance can be intimidating for anyone, especially students who are usually low on funds. Most personal finance apps have unrealistic goals and require a lot of work. Pluto Money, a new personal finance app specifically created for college students, aims to make budgeting and saving more fun. “Most existing apps aren’t designed with financial Read More …

Saving Money When You’re Broke

Financial experts are always advising people to save for various things like retirement and emergencies. But the amounts suggested may seem unrealistic for most people. When you’re living paycheck to paycheck, saving an entire year’s worth of living expenses or a million for retirement seems almost impossible. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t save anything Read More …