Get Your Mind On Your Money With Help From DoSomething.org

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Sadly, our #20SomethingProblems sweepstakes has ended. If your #20SomethingProblems didn’t end with it (fingers crossed that they did), what can you do?

Well, you could go the Mega Millions route. However, we’d suggest something less risky: learn to manage your money. And SALT™ has a new friend that can help you do just that—DoSomething.org.

Check out these details on their latest series of free money workshops.…

Could Your Style Success Equal A Job Interview Fail? [COMIC]

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It’s the holiday season, and a nice sweater or something worse may be waiting for you to unwrap. And while it’s obvious that you should wear some items only inside your house or during the holidays (if even then), you might get a “totes awesome” gift you want to show off to everyone—and we mean everyone.

If that’s the case, just remember: what’s on your hands and feet can sometimes matter more than what’s on your résumé. Not sure what we mean? Check out this comic to find out.…

3 Lessons To Learn Immediately In Your First Post-College Job

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Today, I have officially survived 2 months in the work world—and I only have approximately 500 left until retirement. (No, I haven’t started an official countdown … yet.)

The transition from 18 years of education to the “real world” has been smooth. However, there has been one unexpected thing: just how much I still have to learn. In these past 2 months, I have learned more than I did during my 5 years of college and grad school!…

How To Answer These 6 Tough Job Interview Questions

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Simple job interview questions sometimes lead to confusion and fumbles. So, it’s no surprise that tricky questions can catch even the most qualified job candidate off guard.

Below, I’ve outlined how to answer the toughest interview questions. Don’t let the simplicity of some of them fool you—you’d be surprised how many candidates can’t answer them correctly.…

3 Easy Ways To Make Money Over Winter Break

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I have a part-time internship for winter break, but I’m in desperate need for extra cash to buy the new Furby Boom I really want … I mean, to pay off my student loans.

I don’t want the commitment of another part-time job and have struggled to find a temporary job for winter break. Luckily, I found three ways to make some extra money over break—although they do have their pros and cons.

Check them out.…

Last-Minute, Inexpensive Gifts For Your Mom and Dad

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The sprint between Thanksgiving and Christmas is quick. And for those college students who celebrated Thanksgivukkah, the gap between holidays this year was, well, no gap at all. This makes holiday gift buying a challenge.

If you still have gifts left to buy, you may feel challenged as to how to give creatively on a limited budget. The best gift to give your mom and dad this season is really just some of your time and conversation. But if you’ve bonded enough this year, here are a few other ideas.…

Your Grace Period Is Up; Are You Ready?

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Congratulations, Class of 2013! It’s time for those of you with student loans to begin repayment. Are you ready?

When I graduated in 2008, I was admittedly a bit in the dark when it came to the simplest of financial decisions. Should I consolidate my federal student loans? Which payment program should I choose? And what about the private ones—can I consolidate those as well?

Of course, these are still relevant questions today. Luckily, there are now resources to help make payment easier for you.…