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The Ultimate Post-College Starter Kit

Class of 2009, your moment is now! For those still on campus, have fun and be sure to carry around some Claritin so you can say you have allergies when people accuse you of crying. Then, once you've had a second to...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 12/17/09

Book Review: "I Will Teach You To Be Rich"

The name is a lot to get past. For me, it conjures images of people in Hawaiian t-shirts, converging on Vegas en masse, to attend a "how to get rich" seminar which actually is nothing more than a giant pyramid scheme. Surprisingly though, I couldn't recommend this book more...

By Stuart Schultz on 9/17/09

Marriage as Response to Economic Crisis: Don’t Do It!

Times are tough. We know this. And for recent graduates, they’re extra tough. The challenges of landing a first job and establishing financial independence are daunting enough. Add a global economic meltdown into the equation, and you’ve got a recipe for a first-rate quarter life...

By Tory Hoen on 9/15/09

Debit Cards and Overdraft Protection

After missing monthly payments on credit cards too many times, or charging more than you could afford and racking up credit card debt, a logical decision would be to scrap the Amex and pick up a debit card...

By Keshav Singh on 9/15/09

Making the Most of a Trip Back Home

We all love the trip home. Back to the over-comforted bed; our favorite family pet; long, huge meals; and our parents’ personal TLC fit for an 8-year-old (we love dearly, even if we are almost a quarter of a century years old). But some of us might not be getting as much bang out of our trip home as we could. After all, why leave all of the perks at the door?...

By Lauren Gerber on 8/28/09

Balling on a Budget: How to Buy Suits from eBay

This week, one of my best friend's from college graduated from Harvard Law School. In addition to being (in the words of Al Pacino in Scarface) "such a good lawyer [mayng]," he is also known for his enviable fashion sense. In light of his recent accomplishment, I asked him how he managed to stay so fresh on a student budget. His mot-so-dirty little secret?...

By Christopher Schonberger on 8/17/09

Tell Me Your Salary, and I'll Tell You Where You Went to School

Forbes tells us that West Point is best school in the country. Newsweek lets us know that Tulane is the "Hottest on the Rebound" (take that, Katrina!)....

By Dan Marley on 8/14/09

Debt + Job Options: Recipe for a Crisis

So, yesterday during our all-day @gradspotguru Q&A extravaganza on Twitter, we heard a familiar story that, unfortunately, doesn't get any easier to deal with in a crappy economy. To paraphrase...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 3/19/09

Have You Thought About Your Student Debt Today?

I don't mean to bring the mood down, but for the Class of 2009 it's about that time of year when the excitement of graduation is finally beginning to wear off and maybe, just maybe, a few less-than-exciting realities are beginning to set in. Or maybe not. At any rate, we hope you're taking the opportunity to have fun...

By Sarah Collins on 7/02/09

Managing Your Cash 101

Q: How should I begin to manage my bank account and finances? – Chris Shore, NYC

A: Now that you have a steady paycheck and financial obligations, it’s time to figure out a way to keep all that money organized. Beyond...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 6/09/09
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