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Millennials Are Seeking Prenups—and It Might Just Be Worth Considering

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Work/Life Balance: Ditch the Foosball Table and Provide More Meaningful Benefits

Did you check your work email while still in bed this morning? If so, you’re living proof of just how much the line between your job and personal life has blurred over the years.

But as an HR professional, you already know that. Employees are working more—they’re logging in from home, spending more hours in the office (those near the top of the ladder clock-in the most), and even skimping on hard-earned vacation days.

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Going From $54k in Debt to Saving for a Wedding and House: An Interview with SoFi Member Deanna Krinn

Name: Deanna Krinn

Age: 29

Locale: Bloomington, IN

Alma Mater: Indiana University

By Day: Project Manager at Indiana University Communications

SoFi Member Since: 2015

Approximate SoFi Loan: $54,000, Combined Personal and Student Loan Refi

SoFi Savings: ~$500/month

Deanna Krinn is the first in her family to put herself through college, which she knew would be challenging when relying solely on scholarships and loans.

As a result of having to move to attend college, Deanna maxed out her first credit card, charging $2,000 on it in just a few months after arriving at Indiana University. Despite working three jobs to cover her expenses while in school, her total credit card debt grew to over $16,000, and she was forced to take out a personal loan to keep up with payments.

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Five Ways to Grow Your Money When You’ve Leveled Up Professionally

You’ve worked hard and have made strides in your career. Despite racking up some debt, including perhaps student loans, you’re climbing and may be even seen as a mover and a shaker. And time will come —if it hasn’t already— when the coveted word “senior” or “partner” will be added to your title and bring with it a sweet raise. Before you know it—boom!— you’ll be in the money.

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5 To-Do’s Before Taking Out a Personal Loan

It’s the classic financial dilemma: you’ve got a home improvement project you’d like to start or maybe you have some unexpected medical bills, but you don’t want to dip into your savings to cover the expenses.

If you have good credit, a low-interest personal loan could be the answer. But there’s a lot to consider, especially if you’re paying off student loans while also trying to build a solid nest egg. Here’s a five-point plan to help you out:

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