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2011 IRS Maximum Allowed 401k Contribution Announced
Sun, 10/31/10 | 82 Comments
2011 IRS Maximum Allowed 401k Contribution Announced

Update: The 2014 401K maximum contribution has now been announced.

This past week, the IRS 2011 401K maximum announcement finally came. 
The Maximum 401K Contribution in 2011 will be…
Identical to 2009 and 2010. Bummer, dude.
That’s right, the …

How to Get Rid of Cable: Share your Story!
Wed, 10/27/10 | 35 Comments
How to Get Rid of Cable: Share your Story!

Getting Rid of Cable: Options Aplenty
It has become increasingly easy to get rid of cable these days through a combination of alternatives without losing much of the entertainment value. And when I say ‘cable’, you …

Why Job Performance is Mostly Unrelated to Job Security
Sun, 10/24/10 | No Comment
Why Job Performance is Mostly Unrelated to Job Security

On my job security post last week, one commenter noted that they were surprised to see that ‘job performance’ was not on the list of 4 key pillars to job security. It was a keen …

Job Security: The 4 Pillars that Guarantee it (& Boost your Income)
Wed, 10/20/10 | 2 Comments
Job Security: The 4 Pillars that Guarantee it (& Boost your Income)

Job Security: One Pillar at a Time
Job security is hard to come by these days. In an age where our culture has come to the conclusion that no job is 100% safe, I believe that …

How to Use a Secured Credit Card to Build your Credit
Thu, 10/14/10 | 8 Comments
How to Use a Secured Credit Card to Build your Credit

With tighter lending restrictions these days, a lot of younger people in college and new graduates are having a hard time getting approved for credit cards or loans of any type. And because they aren’t …

The U.S. is the Most Overworked Developed Nation in the World – When do we Draw the Line?
Tue, 10/12/10 | 292 Comments
The U.S. is the Most Overworked Developed Nation in the World – When do we Draw the Line?

We, as Americans, work too many hours. If you don’t believe so, check out the following data points that compare us to our peers around the world.
American Work-Life Balance

According to the Center for American Progress …


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