Career

Your career is an integral part of your financial life. But at times, it can feel like your financial and career goals are at odds with each other. So how can you get them on the same page? And how can you start making more money in order to achieve your long-term goals? The blog posts below will teach you how to do exactly that.

Dough On The Side: How to Earn Extra Cash On Your Lunch Break

This is a guest post by Matt Giovanisci of Listen, Money Matters. My frugal co-worker Brian kept an arsenal of money-saving supplies in the office pantry: peanut butter, jelly, and a loaf of wheat bread. An admitted late eater, he’d wander into the pantry each afternoon around 1:30, just as everyone else was slipping into post-lunch comas. Out came the supplies…

Lost Generation No More: It’s Time to Take Back Our Deferred Dreams

In adulthood, outcomes can’t be bandaged like a banged up knee. The hallmark of being a “grown up” is facing tough choices. And those decisions made in adulthood can create outcomes that ripple out for years to come. Often the choices we make in early adulthood lead to outcomes we wouldn’t necessarily have chosen. Or worse, that we couldn’t predict….

Topics We’re Talking About: How To Grow Your Career

You hear a lot about saving money in the personal community. Ways to cut costs here or save on expenses there. But increasing your earnings over time is also an important part of a successful financial plan! And what better way to boost your income than looking for ways to boost your career? That can mean adding an extra source…

Announcing ReadyForZero’s Very First Ebooks!

Here at ReadyForZero, there are a few things that we really love. We love to empower people to pay off their debt and show them the fastest and most motivating way to do so. And we love to help people stay educated on the things they can do to plot out the best possible financial future for themselves. Now we’re…

How to Network on a Budget

Getting a job is always about who you know. With unemployment still at high levels, even those who are employed sometimes feel uncertain in their position. Since sending resumes online is akin to sending it into a black hole, you need to network to reach your next job. And if you’re not careful, that can bust a hole in your…

Topics We’re Talking About: Career Conundrums

Income is an essential part of the debt payoff equation. Make (or save) more money than you spend to end up in the black each month. But what about when that income isn’t quite as high what you were expecting, or when you’ve decided to have a go at earning it elsewhere? Unemployment or career uncertainty can feel financially crippling….