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Working and interviewing remotely seems like it’s here to stay, at least for the foreseeable future.

So, how do you put your best foot forward when you aren’t in the room?

You make the best first impression possible by avoiding some of the biggest mistakes people make during online interviews.

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Interviewing Virtually

While COVID-19 made the online interview necessary, many employers may use this method for the foreseeable future. Plan ahead to escape making any of these common video interviewing blunders.

1) Not checking wifi connection, video, and audio quality.

Before a virtual interview, it’s essential to take the time to review the technology you’ll be using during the interview.

There’s…


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Many credit card companies offer rewards to attract new customers. And it works! A 2018 study found 79% of people choose credit cards for their rewards.

But is it always a good idea to use credit cards for rewards?

Once you sign up for a card, credit card companies hope you’ll continue to use it (and perhaps pay their high-interest rates, too!).

Offering rewards pays off for the credit card companies.

Credit card points and rewards can be beneficial to you too.

They can certainly save you money-when you read the fine print and avoid costly mistakes!

Before you apply…


This review of Barbara Huson’s book, Rewire for Wealth — Three Steps Any Woman Can Take To Program Her Brain For Financial Success — is by , co-founder of Women Who Money.

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Formerly Barabara Stanny, Barbara Huson is a money and wealth coach, speaker and workshop facilitator, and bestselling author.

On her website…


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Chances are, you sit down with your supervisor once a year for a short, scripted conversation to go over how you’re doing in your job since you took on the role or since your last performance evaluation.

This time you’ve also been asked to submit a self-assessment as part of the process. Not sure where to start?

Don’t worry — we’ll show you how to write a winning self-evaluation.

What is a Self-Appraisal?

Before we get into strategy, let’s define the term. A self-appraisal is a performance evaluation you do on yourself.

It requires you to self-reflect on the previous year (or term being…


If you’re in debt, it can feel overwhelming.

You may feel like you’ll always be indebted and that things will never get better.

However, plenty of people have been where you are and have successfully gotten out of debt, and you can too.

First, though, you have to stop digging the debt hole and stop adding on to your debt. And if you’re going to stop digging, you need to know the difference between the right and wrong ways to get out of debt.

Many agencies, websites, and spokespeople claim to know the best way to get out of debt…


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No matter when you retire, you want to know what role Social Security will play in your financial future.

Will it go away?

How much can you expect?

When should you start benefits?

When Social Security started in 1935, it was created to provide support for workers (and their families) who could no longer work due to age, disability, or death.

It’s comprised of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) program for retired workers, their families, and survivors of deceased workers, and the Disability Insurance (DI) program for disabled workers and their families.

Today, it remains a primary source of…


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In a GoBankingRates.com survey, more than 5,000 respondents identified the number one financial topic they wished they’d learned as teenagers in school.

The six possible answers included:

Tabulated by age group, the results revealed most young adults — aged 18–24 years of age — wished they’d learned how to invest in the stock market over the other options provided.

Young adults weren’t the only age group most interested in learning about investing. Surprisingly, it ranked highest for those in the 55–64 year age group and the top 3 for all age groups.

It seems pretty clear there’s much interest in…


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If you’re like most people, you spend quite a bit of time hanging out on social media.

Companies know this and take great care to cultivate an online presence that engages, delights, and supports their target market.

But, chances are, the firm’s CEO isn’t cranking out tweets, Instagram posts, and Facebook lives.

They hire a social media manager (and sometimes a team of them!) to handle that.

If you’re a well-connected ninja on multiple platforms, this might be your calling.

Here’s what it takes to be a successful social media manager, broken down into four main sections:

  • Business skills
  • Technical…

You’ve almost surely heard of a 401(k) plan, but what in the world is a 403(b) plan? Simply, a 403(b) plan is a tax-advantaged retirement account for employees of schools, churches, and nonprofits.

A 403(b) plan (aka tax-sheltered annuity, TSA) is similar to a 401(k) plan, but it has a couple of important differences.

403(b) Plans

Here’s how they work: if your employer is a public school, including a state university, a non-profit, or a church, your organization may have a 403(b) you can use to save for retirement.

In order to offer a 403(b), your non-profit has to be tax-exempt under…


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Real estate investing can be an excellent way to build wealth. And with low-interest rates, the internet, and reality DIY shows, it’s become more popular than ever. But those things have also fast-tracked people into making some mistakes.

When you’re getting started, there’s a lot to learn. It isn’t as easy as it looks on TV, and many investors won’t find instant success. Without a plan and little know-how, it’s easy to slip up, especially at first.

So, before you open the door to real estate investing, it’s wise to understand potential pitfalls.

The most common real estate investing mistakes and how to avoid them

Here are the ten most common blunders…

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