Here’s a trivia question for your next cocktail party: What do Delta flight attendants have in common with Cravath, Swaine, & Moore lawyers?
The answer: More money in their pockets thanks to large pay raises.
Delta and Cravath both announced increases for their employees. Delta’s flight attendants, along with baggage handlers, gate agents and other hourly workers, will receive a 6% pay raise, effective April 1, 2017. Meanwhile, Cravath rewarded its associates ...
The potential to save thousands can be enticing, but you should give
serious consideration to whether the savings outweigh the benefits and
flexibility that federal student loan repayment options afford.
The burgeoning private refinancing market for student loans it as one of
the best innovations in the personal finance sector, helping to lighten the
load and save individuals tens of thousands of dollars. With competition
and the current low interest rate environment, now is an opportune time for
millennials to consider refinancing and lighten their student debt load.
But it’s not the right choice for everyone. ...
In today’s economy, leaving a job may not entitle you to a lavish good-bye
party or a shiny farewell gift. However, if you plan ahead, you could go on
a $2,000+ shopping spree courtesy of your employer before you walk away, or
turn leftover vacation days into extra cash in your last paycheck.
Here’s how. ...
The landscape for financial advice is mired in conflicts of interest and an
alphabet soup of titles that on the surface convey impartiality and inspire
trust. But for years, financial wolves have been cloaked in trusted adviser
clothing - masking their real status as self-interested brokers who don’t
have your best interest in mind. The most prudent way to protect
consumers would be to ensure that all advisers are required ...
Money-related resolutions, however, rank among the favorites. Last year, 34
percent of Americans made at least one, such as spending less or saving
more. For those looking to increase their chance of success, here are three
simple pieces of advice ...
Today’s graduates are diving into the real-world financial pool without
even the basic strokes of personal finance. As the recent financial crisis
has illuminated, not only is the water quite deep, but there are also
plenty of sharks and, unfortunately, not as many lifeguards as we would
have hoped. ...
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