Work Archives | Beth Kobliner

Personal Finance Basics

Now that you can talk the talk, you need to walk the walk. Here you’ll find advice on everything from paying off debt to improving your credit score to ramping up your saving.


What I did wrong when I quit my job

How to gracefully quit your job (with minimal regrets).

How to take care of your personal finances after a layoff

Getting let go can force you to seriously reevaluate your wallet.

5 tips to help your teen score a summer job

It’s not always easy for your kid to score a summer job. Here’s how you can help.

6 financial lessons kids learn from having a summer job

Why a summer job can be a great way for your teen to learn valuable personal finance skills.

Could your credit report cost you a job?

Just how far can employers go? Is it legal for them to access your credit score? Could a low score hurt your chances of getting a job?