"The Day I Got Laid Off, I Started Applying": People Are Sharing How They Coped After Suddenly Losing Their Jobs, And There's A Lot Of Great Advice Here
"As for job searching, carve out time each day, but don't do, like, eight hours of hunting a day. You will get burned out. Your brain may tell you to apply more, keep going, but don't. This is where you can keep your sanity. Dedicate daily time to it, then do a little self-care."
8 People Shared How Scammers Tried To Use "Student Loan Forgiveness" Against Them, And Here's How You Can Tell They're Not Legit
"Yesterday I got my first scam call about student loan forgiveness. I'm sure lots of desperate people with student loans will fall for it."
A Former Cult Member Is Sharing Signs Of A Toxic, Cult-Like Workplace — And Many Are More Subtle (And Common) Than You Might Think
"I'm not saying everyone or every company who does this has bad intentions of creating a cult environment, but it can be. It's a slippery slope."
"I've built up credit card debt, and the interest is suffocating me. I now only use my card in emergencies, but I have no clue how to pay it off. Sometimes I need to use it to get a haul of groceries to feed my family. It helps us in that moment, until the next bill shows up — leaving us drowning more than the last month no matter how much I cut back. I generally eat one meal a day to cut back even more. How can I solve this?"
"The Price Has Gone Up But The Quality Has Gone Down": Grocery Shoppers Are Sharing The Specific Items They've Had To Stop Buying Due To Inflation
"I scanned a bag of grapes the other day and it came out to $11, so I guess I’m never buying grapes again."
In my experience, finding a freelance gig is easier than finding a traditional, full-time job. There is less pressure on both you and the company because either of you can decide to opt out at any time.
Sharing what helped you could help someone else.
Prepare For Spooky Season By Getting Your Finances In Order — Here Are 9 Ways To Make Sure It's Not Too Scary
Addressing your money can be spookier than the scary aisle at Spirit Halloween...but do it.
"I Still Terribly Regret It": People Are Sharing The Money Mistake From College That Still Haunts Them, And I'm Definitely Guilty Of A Couple
"I regret pretty much every financial decision I made in college. I opened credit cards, joined a sorority that I paid for myself, and best of all, took the maximum amount of student loans available every single semester. Almost 20 years later, I’m still over $100k in debt."
"I was working long hours, the job wasn't very rewarding, and obviously, the pay wasn't great. In 2018, I decided I had enough, and I started looking for other jobs."
This Is How To Earn And Spend Credit Card Points Like A Boss — According To A Guy Who Currently Has 12 Million Airline Miles
Welcome to the confusing, rewarding world of credit card points.
"As A Recruiter, I Tell People To Remove Them": 5 Things That This Google Recruiter Says Should NOT Be On Your Résumé Anymore In The Year 2022
"Gotta go. That was 1970. We are in 2022."
"How To See The Signs Of Layoffs": This Woman Shared How She Knew Her Company Was Going To Cut Staff, And It's A Must-Read
"How did I know my company was going to be going through rounds of layoffs two months before they were actually announced? And how can you take a look at these warning signs and see the writing on the wall too? Let's get into it."
As a first-gen millennial, hustle is a part of my DNA. I also have ADHD, so of course, I’ve tried waaay too many side hustles to see what I actually like doing.
This TikToker Uses A Next-Level Google Trick To Save Time While Job Hunting, And It's Absolutely Genius
"I'm too lazy to go through a whole 25-page+ signup and email verification process that many jobs may have on LinkedIn or Indeed when you click apply. This sped up my process the last time I looked for jobs."
My Partner Hid A $30k Debt From Me, And Now I'm Not Sure If I Want To Buy A House With Him. Am I Overreacting?
"I’ve been saving for a down payment on a house. I’ve asked my partner if he can help, and he’s said he needs to pay down his credit card bills. Up until a few months ago, he kept assuring me they were low and he was almost done. Then, I found out that he is $30k in debt."
"I Won't Lose My House!": People Are Sharing How Biden's Student Loan Plan Would Affect Them, And For Some It's Life-Changing
"I've gotten the principal down to $16K. My original loan was $29K, and I've paid $41K so far in nine years."
While for some 20 million borrowers, this plan will lift them out of debt, for others it's not nearly enough. So if you have federal student loans, we want to know how this plan will affect you.
"It Was A Toxic Environment": People Are Talking About The Time They Got "Quiet Fired," And It's So Unfair
Also known as managing out or constructive dismissal, this is when your boss doesn't actually fire you out loud. Instead, they use passive aggressive tactics to get you to quit. This creates a toxic work environment very quickly.
25 People Shared What Their Jobs And Salaries Are Across Canada Because Pay Transparency Is Important
"I'm making C$90,000 as an ER Nurse and it's not enough —money doesn't go nearly as far as it used to."
Is This Fashion Brand Really Sustainable Or Just Expensive, And More Ethical Shopping Questions Answered
Let's say you come across a fashion brand that gives off a "sustainable and ethical" vibe. How can you tell if they're really committed to those ideals — or just expensive?
Too many student credit cards = waaaaay too much debt.
Everyone's talking about "quiet quitting" these days, but what about "quiet firing"? If you've ever had your schedule cut until you quit or been otherwise manipulated into leaving a job, we want to hear your story.
"This Is A HUGE Cost Saver": People Are Sharing How They Save Money On Things Like Food, Baby Products, And Cleaning Supplies, And I'm Here For It
"I use powdered milk, so I’m not pouring spoiled milk down the drain all the time, and I freeze eggs as well."
"I applied for an internal role at work that is two levels higher than my current position, and I'm pretty certain I'll get it. However, I have reason to believe that they may lowball the salary or bring me on at a lower level but expect me to do the higher job. If they do this, I think I will decline the offer. Is this a mistake?"
Everyone Seems To Be Talking About "Quiet Quitting" Right Now — But Here's Why There's More To It Than You Might Think
It makes sense that it's having a moment.
Millennials Are Sharing Recession-Survival Tips For Gen Z, And We Really Learned This Stuff The Hard Way
"Know that you are not stuck in one thing forever — you can change cities and partners and careers later. You're not nailed down by what you're doing immediately post-college, so don't stress or feel like a failure if you're not living what you thought your dream life would be by the time you're 23."
"You Can Get Many Items For Less Than $1": People Are Sharing How They Save Money On Back To School Shopping
These are actually really useful.
Some Bridesmaids Spend Thousands Of Dollars On Being In A Wedding — Here Are 7 Ways To Spend Less And Still Rock The Wedding Party
The average bridesmaid spends between $1,200 and $1,500...yikes...
Not gonna lie — as a millennial, the R-word makes me very, very nervous...