Articles from Cathie Ericson

Tax Tips

3 Reasons You May Want to File Taxes Separately From Your Spouse

Do the Hustle

Spring Side Gigs to Start Gearing Up for Now

Get Reading

8 Books That Can Help You Slay Any Career Goal

Get Paid

Here’s Who’s Hiring for the Holidays

Freeze It

Keeping Thieves From Ruining Your Credit Just Got a Little Easier

Work Smarter

7 Low-Effort Ways Simplifying Your Life Can Save You Time and Money

Work Smarter

6 Ways to Grow Your Money Without Even Trying

Work Smarter

The Slacker's Guide to Being a More Effective (and Happier!) Employee

Stretch Your Money

How Long Do Sushi, Pizza and Your Other Favorite Takeout Foods Last?

Heads Up

3 Ways to Protect Your Career (and Earning Potential) During a Work Hiatus

Say What?

It’s True—Millennials Actually Get Scammed More Than Seniors Do

Quick Tips

How to Plan a Budget Getaway That Doesn’t Feel Like One

Just Don't

Why Fudging Your Taxes Is a Really, Really Bad Idea

Travel Hacks

Stuck at the Airport? 3 Ways to Weather Travel Delays on a Budget

Work Smarter

7 New Year’s Resolutions That Pull Double Duty as Savvy Financial Moves

Up Your Game

10 Creative Hacks to Curb Overspending

Running the Numbers

Should You Refinance Your Student Loans?

Down with Debt

When (and How) Should You Refinance Your Student Loans?


Asking for $5K More Now Could Earn You $634K More Over Your Career


Does Your Resume Pass the 6-Second Test?


These Well-Intentioned Credit Moves Aren't Doing Us Any Favors


6 Unpredictable Expenses That Can Blow Your Budget if You Let Them


No Credit? Don't Sweat It. Here's How to Build It From Scratch


You Can Save Literally Thousands With These Seven Work Perks


When Does It Pay to Outsource? You May Be Surprised


5 Credit Misconceptions That Can Ruin Yours


Overworked and Underpaid? That Stops Here

Smart Moves

How to Pay Your Student Loan Debt Off Faster (or Not At All)