9 Things Never to Say to Your Boss 9 Things Never to Say to Your Boss

“Think before you speak” is always a good policy — and at work it’s even more important. Saying the wrong thing to your boss can do serious damage to your career — and some of the things bosses don’t... 

7 things you can make instead of buying 7 things you can make instead of buying

These days you can find pretty much anything processed, prepared, packaged and waiting for you on a store shelf. But your wallet isn’t the only one paying the price for such convenience — the planet is, too. Luckily,... 

The 10 best countries to work in The 10 best countries to work in

Finding the perfect balance between work, family and leisure is one of the keys to happiness in life, but not all nations are created equal when it comes to fostering that balance. Many Americans may be surprised to learn... 

8 Things You Should Never Buy Used 8 Things You Should Never Buy Used

Last month we looked at some of the products you should always buy used—items like books, plates and video games, all of which cost a lot less on the secondhand market without any significant reduction in quality. But not... 

The keys to blowing your next job interview The keys to blowing your next job interview

If you want to get the job try untethering yourself from your phone and act interested. Asking the hiring manager for a sip of his coffee during an interview isn’t the smartest move–especially if you want the job. Taking... 

Ten commandments for being a smart consumer Ten commandments for being a smart consumer

It’s National Consumer Protection Week, a perfect time to unveil the new-and-improved version of my Ten Commandments. Follow these rules every day and you should have fewer problems with the purchases you make and greatly... 

For job hunters, social networking options abound For job hunters, social networking options abound

Figuring out which social networking site is the best for your job search is like trying to decipher a riddle with a constantly changing answer. When Google+ was introduced, many expected the site to rival Facebook and LinkedIn... 

Differences Between the W-2 and W-4 Tax Forms Differences Between the W-2 and W-4 Tax Forms

Hiring and retaining employees requires filling out various forms that must be submitted to the state and federal government. Learn basic information regarding the W-2 and W-4 tax forms so that you save time this tax season. About... 

LLC Tax Benefits For Small Businesses LLC Tax Benefits For Small Businesses

Why is it smarter to operate a business as a LLC for tax purposes? No matter the timing, it is important for you to consider which business entity will benefit your small business the most, during tax time. An LLC is specific... 

Tax Advantages of Hiring Your Children Tax Advantages of Hiring Your Children

When you run a small business, there are a number of advantages to hiring your children. These advantages come with built-in secondary advantages come tax time. Once you are familiar with these perks you will likely wonder... 

4 Risky Places to Swipe Your Debit Card 4 Risky Places to Swipe Your Debit Card

Debit Cards Are Different Would you give a thief direct access to your checking account? No? Unfortunately, you may be doing just that by regularly using your debit card. Debit cards may look identical to credit cards, but...