Why aren't more women pursuing higher paying, blue-collar jobs in male-dominated fields as a career? Beth Kobliner, author of 'Get a Financial Life,' explains. And Rochelle James, a female union electrician in New York, shares her own career change.
Sandra Wang is a marriage and family therapist, as well as a certified financial planner and she is also a certified Divorce Financial Analyst. Wang says it's important to meet in the middle when it comes to money and your partner.
Twenty years ago this week, the World Health Organization ceased to categorize homosexuality as a pathology, but is it still considered one socially in the workplace? For this week's work segment, we look at the issue of being openly gay at work.
In week nine of our financial series, the Do It Yourself Bailout, Beth Kobliner helps us figure out the basics of investing: where you should put your money, what kinds of risks are reasonable and why investing money can be safer than saving it.
For this week's work segment, we're asking, How do we know if we're getting paid what we're worth? Is it ever okay to ask our peers about their salaries for comparison's sake? And what can we do if our salary seems to fall below our worth?
College tuition has been rising steadily for years with no sign of stopping. Yet, at the same time, parents have seen their 401(k) funds and incomes shrink. What is the bigger priority? Saving for your kid's college education or for your own retirement?
Unemployment has spared no community in the past few years, but it's been especially hard on older workers. If you're over 45 and applying for jobs, how do you increase your chances of getting your foot in the door?
According to Newsweek, recent high school and college graduates aren't asking their parents for vocational and financial advice. Instead, they're turning to their depression-era grandparents, who survived an unemployment rate of 25 percent.
We're starting a ten-part weekly series on the Do It Yourself Bailout, and begin today by talking about why money is such a hard subject to discuss. Keeping silent may be more comfortable, but it's not always the best financial strategy.
In the aftershocks of the financial crisis and with billions of dollars flying in stimulus, TARP, and other tools, have you been left wondering where your bailout is? We discuss personal finance with Beth Kobliner, author of 'Get a Financial Life.'
It's two weeks until April 15, that dreaded day when taxes are due. As a part of our 'Do It Yourself' series, financial expert Beth Kobliner suggests more people handle their own taxes though the process may be intimidating.
As the recession rages on, many experienced workers who've lost their jobs are looking at job listings and wondering: Am I overqualified for this? And if I apply anyway, how can I convince myself (or someone else) that I'm right for the job?
Each week in our 'Do-It-Yourself Bailout' series, we talk about how we can all get into better financial shape and bail ourselves out of debt. Today we talk about how to improve your credit score and why you should care about it. From The Takeaway.