Save Money Today on Your Student Loans
We've all heard the saying "money doesn't buy happiness." But researchers know that income is indeed associated with happiness.
According to a recent study published in the journal Nature Human Behavior by Perdue University, people generally need about $65,000 to feel happy, but they need closer to $95,000 to feel financially secure. What may be even more interesting? Having more money than that threshold may actually decrease happiness.
Play a trivia game and get your student loans paid off. It sounds too good to be true, right? But for some people, this actually happened.
Yeah, we know—we didn’t believe it either. So we did a deep-dive into Givling. The fast take: Yes, it can help you pay off your student loans, but it's not a magic bullet. You'll need some time and patience to reach your own own payoff.
If you have that giddy butterflies-in-the stomach feeling and everything else feels right and natural, there are plenty of things you’ll want to overlook when it comes to love. One of those is a bad credit score.
But if getting engaged or married is in your future, your partner’s credit score will affect your financial future. And so will a lot of other things about their financial life.
Often, whether or not you’re offered a raise has little to do with your job performance. Instead, your compensation may be based on your department’s budget, your manager’s priorities, and (in some cases) whether or not your employer thinks they can keep you doing such a great job for cheap.
The bottom line is this: To get a raise in this non-merit-based world, you’ve got to make the case for it. Here’s a deep dive into how.