How to Get Teacher Loan Forgiveness

by Tiffany ConnorsEditor/WriterThey say that teaching is a calling. It’s just not typically a calling to money.If you’re an educator facing a pile of student debt, the good news is that there are multiple loan forgiveness programs specifically for teachers.You don’t need to be a math teacher to realize that the $30,000-plus average amount of student loans to get a bachelor’s degree would be tough to pay off on a

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An Employer's Guide to Hiring With CareerBuilder

by Mike BrassfieldSenior WriterHiring is a huge headache. Finding new employees is a pain. Why not make finding qualified candidates as easy on yourself as possible?If you’re hiring online, you’ll quickly find dozens of different job boards and online recruiting platforms, in all shapes and sizes. How are you supposed to know which one is best for you?Consider going with the one with more than 25 years of experience —

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Dear Penny: Do I Owe It to My Husband to Support His Endless Job Hopping?

Real Answers for Life’s Money Challengesby Robin Hartill, CFP®Senior EditorMy husband cannot stay at one job long enough to benefit him. It seems like every six months to a year, he is finding a new place to work. I know why he does it. It’s to make more money now, or he isn’t happy with the people he works with. He always comes home and talks about the person he doesn’t

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10 Creative, Cheap Wedding Venues for Couples on a Budget

by Larissa RunkleContributor Planning to tie the knot this year? Ask anyone in the throes of prepping for a wedding and they will tell you how stressful wedding planning can be. Add in budget woes, and stress levels start to skyrocket. Even if you aren’t looking to throw the most ostentatious party of the year, even the most simple weddings aren’t the casual city-hall affair they used to be. In

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OppLoans Personal Loans Review 2022: Pros & Cons

by Sarah Li-CainContributorOppLoans is a solid alternative to expensive payday loans, especially for those with bad credit. While eligibility requirements are straightforward, the high interest rates means it’s an expensive personal loan option.Our review will give you the information to decide if using this service is right for you. Founded in 2015, OppLoans is headquartered in Chicago. The online lender offers loans that are geared towards borrowers who have poor credit

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Yotta Gives Away $10 Million Every Week. Here’s How to Get Your Share

by Kari FaberStaff WriterHere’s the dirty truth — putting money in a regular savings account will do nothing for Future You. Yep, we said it. The problem is that you still need a savings account for your emergency fund or vacation fund. What is that 0.05% average APY going to do for you? Nothing. Nothing!But a savings app called Yotta makes keeping your savings account worthwhile. Not only will it pay

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DIY Wedding Invitations: The Ultimate Money-Saving Guide

by Larissa RunkleContributor It’s no surprise that weddings are expensive. But what might shock you is just how much they actually cost. In 2021, the average couple spent nearly $30k (or $34,000 if you count the engagement ring) on their nuptials, with over $500 of that going toward wedding invitations. And while some of those costs (notably picking a great venue), might be totally worth adding to the budget. However

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24 Cheap Ways To Create Your Own DIY Home Spa

by Lisa McGreevy, Catherine Hiles Who doesn’t look forward to a day of spa treatments? The massage, the facial, the steam bath. Every moment is so luxurious, except the moment you get the bill. And sometimes that’s preceded by pressure to buy products with big markups. Spas and all the services they offer are expensive indulgences. But you can create that pampered feeling yourself for a whole lot less money.

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173 Household Product Hacks to Save Money

by JoEllen SchilkeContributorYou probably have aluminum foil, Coca-Cola, salt, baking soda, peanut butter, vinegar, and Windex in your house and you might already have coconut oil. If not, you should. These common household items can save you emergency trips to the store as well as money.You may never buy bleach, stain remover, or furniture polish again!Our guide to using these common and cheap items can save you time and money,

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How to Remove Personal Info From Google, Step by Step

by Michael ArchambaultSenior WriterGoogle can be a powerful tool to explore the web, but what happens when your personal information ends up in search results? It is possible for personal information, such as your Social Security Number (SSN), bank account info, secure logins, and more to show up on the search engine.Now there’s something you can do about it.Google announced that it will allow users to remove what it calls

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