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.

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….

How Seasonal Work Can Help You To Pay Off Debt Faster

Those of us who have debt are always keeping an eye out for ways to reach that debt free date sooner. We’ve previously talked to people who used side jobs to pay off their debt faster, and while it’s not something that everyone can do, it might be an option for you. In fact, it could enable you to pay…

Salary Negotiation: How to Earn an Extra $600k in 7 Steps

This is a guest post by Lisa Chatroop. Allow me to share a startling statistic with you: research shows that those who negotiate their starting salary when accepting a job can earn an additional $600,000 over the course of their career. That money could make a big difference in paying off debt, saving for retirement, and sticking with your budget every…