Erinn Bucklan

Erinn Bucklan
How to Lower Utility Payments and Other Bills

How to Lower Utility Payments and Other Bills

Who isn’t turned off by high bills? I am, yet I’ll go months, even years, without investigating ways to cut them down, even when it could mean saving thousands. The obvious reason: I think I don’t know…

How Do You Know It’s Time For a New Job

How Do You Know It’s Time For a New Job

Sometimes you know it’s time to start looking for a new job because there’s a big red flag flapping in the wind, like dissatisfaction from your boss or major company upheavals. But there may be less obvious indications…

Ways Your Bad Boss Is Hurting You

Ways Your Bad Boss Is Hurting You

If you’ve ever had a bad boss, you’re not alone (just read through comments from other DailyWorth readers to see how common this is). Awful treatment from higher-ups doesn’t just make the workday…

What Are Our Odds for Divorce?

What Are Our Odds for Divorce?

There’s no guaranteed way to divorce-proof your marriage, but there are some research-backed predictors for how long your relationship might last. They have nothing to do with chemistry — instead, they’re all about the…

Where Can You Live on 53,000 a Year?

Where Can You Live on 53,000 a Year?

The median household income in the United States is about $53,657. Whether you consider this a lot or a little to live on often depends on where you live — the price of everything from housing to gas fluctuates based…

When Bad Behavior at Work Is Good

When Bad Behavior at Work Is Good

You’ve likely heard this standard career advice at one point or another: Be decisive, devote every waking hour to your job, maintain a calm and cool demeanor. But some behaviors that are considered inappropriate, like being passive-aggressive or…

Psychological Tricks to Use at Work

Psychological Tricks to Use at Work

You might be kicking butt and taking names at work — knocking out stellar presentations, solving complex problems, and delivering solid results. But if you’re looking to get an edge, it’s time to turn away from traditional job advice…

How to Quit an Abusive Job

How to Quit an Abusive Job

There are many reasons why a job can feel straight-up toxic: an awful boss, office bullying from cliquey coworkers, a total lack of communication, or unrealistic expectations that keep you you working around the clock. And some places are…

How to Budget Money Without a Budget

How to Budget Money Without a Budget

Can’t seem to keep a budget? Don’t be too hard on yourself — you’re not alone. Only one in three Americans say they have a detailed household budget, according to a recent Gallup survey. And the difficulty in…

How to Stop Sabotaging Yourself

How to Stop Sabotaging Yourself

It’s easy to blame outside factors when your life doesn’t feel quite right, but what if it’s not your job, your roommate, or your upbringing that’s holding you back? There are plenty of reasons you may…

6 Tips for Better Communication

6 Tips for Better Communication

You might think you’re a great communicator, but you could be inadvertently muddling what you mean — with big consequences. If you’ve ever requested that a task be done ASAP only to have your colleague get to it a…

What to Do With Your Holiday Bonus

What to Do With Your Holiday Bonus

If you’re scheduled for a work bonus this year, do you know what you’ll do with your extra chunk of cash? (After taxes, of course, which can be hefty.) Instead of blowing it right away on…

How to Avoid Overspending on Black Friday

How to Avoid Overspending on Black Friday

Last year, 87 million people shopped on Black Friday, according to the National Retailers Federation. And with all the promotion surrounding Black Friday sales, it’s easy to overspend, image expert Wendy Lyn Phillips warns. To put a number on…

4 Ways Work Makes You Happy

4 Ways Work Makes You Happy

It may sound counterintuitive, but your job can be a source of happiness and well-being.

Conversely, being unemployed has negative effects on health and well-being that are mitigated by having a job. This isn’t just because of…

Why Retirement Is a Myth

Why Retirement Is a Myth

It’s easy to feel woefully inadequate when it comes to your retirement savings plan.

And you’re not alone: Fidelity Investments puts 55 percent of Americans in “danger of not fully covering even estimated essential expenses…

7 Modern Etiquette Rules for Work

7 Modern Etiquette Rules for Work

You may offer your seat to the elderly and know how to turn around a killer thank-you note like you’re Emily Post, but there are still plenty of challenges in the Art of Doing the Right Thing.

This…

The Best Hobbies for Your Mental Health

The Best Hobbies for Your Mental Health

You might think you don’t have time for extracurricular activities. But you’ll want to make time once you realize what hobbies can do for you. Embracing any enjoyable leisure pursuit — from knitting to hiking to baking — helps us…

9 Things You Can Outsource With Apps

9 Things You Can Outsource With Apps

There are only so many hours in the day, and it’s no secret that your busy life leaves little room for everything on your to-do list. But where there’s a smartphone, there’s a solution.

Apps make…

How to Stay Connected When Working From Home

How to Stay Connected When Working From Home

This week we talk about juggling your career, family, friends, and relationships — and how to make it work (or not). Does “balance” actually exist? #whatbalance

 

Today, 3.7 million employees work out of their houses at…

How to Choose the Perfect Meeting Venue

How to Choose the Perfect Meeting Venue

Next time you need to strategize with a coworker or have a one-on-one with the boss, skip the conference room and arrange an outside venue. Meeting professional contacts outside the office “offers an opportunity to connect with them…