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Posted September 12, 2013 by

College Freshmen, Avoid These 15 Financial Errors

College student holding money and books, upset by tuition cost and debt

College student holding money and books, upset by tuition cost and debt. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you are a college freshman who wants to make the most of your financial situation, be sure to avoid the 15 mistakes mentioned by Kiplinger in the following post.

·         Spending without a budget—students might not have much experience tracking their spending, but their checking account balance could quickly hit $0 if they don’t take the time to find out where their money is going on a day-to-day basis.

·         Paying for a checking account—it’s become harder to find free checking accounts with no strings attached, but many banks offer free student accounts with no minimum balance. (more…)

Posted August 23, 2013 by

Just Graduated from College? 5 Expenses to be Wary of as Grads Land Entry Level Jobs

Money can be tight as a recent college graduate, and you want to watch how you spend it.  The following post shares five expenses grads should be wary of as they land entry level jobs.

Featured: Featured I’ve been talking with a lot of recently graduated students about budgeting and what financial traps recent grads should watch out for. Here are 5 things that I spent TOO MUCH money on when I had my first real job: 1. Food. You are working several hours and have no time for yourself.

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Posted July 12, 2013 by

9 Ways Working from Home Saves You Money

Sara Sutton Fell

Sara Sutton Fell, Salary.com contributing writer

A recent comparison of the salaries of in-office jobs and work-at-home jobs found that working from home typically comes with a slight pay cut. But that’s not quite the end of the salary debate when it comes to telecommuting jobs versus in-office jobs.

While telecommuting jobs may pay slightly less than the same job done from a traditional office, there are a number of cost-savings associated with working from home that more than make up the difference. (more…)

Posted September 26, 2012 by

Dunkin’ Donuts Reveals Professions With Heaviest Coffee Drinkers

John Costello of Dunkin' DonutsNational Coffee Day is this coming Saturday and, according to a new survey commissioned jointly by Dunkin’ Donuts and CareerBuilder, food preparation and service workers are the professions that need coffee the most, followed by scientists and sales representatives. The survey results also show that coffee plays a major role in helping professionals perk up at work, as 43 percent of those who drink coffee claim they are less productive without a cup of Joe.

For the third year in a row, Dunkin’ Donuts and CareerBuilder partnered to determine the latest coffee consumption trends brewing in the U.S. workplace. The survey was conducted from August 13 to September 6, 2012 and included more than 4,100 workers nationwide. According to the results, the professions with the highest proportions of workers stating they are less productive without coffee vary widely. Those who need coffee to get through the workday the most are: (more…)