Weekend Reads: Investing, Interest Rates, and Interviewing

June 19, 2015

Weekend Reads: Investing, Interest Rates, and Interviewing                             Posted January 23, 2015 by Kaitlin Butler

Bankrate: January Rates Roundup

The latest numbers are out for Bankrate's national interest rates roundup. Use this interactive table and commentary to understand interest rate fluctuations across the last three months on mortgages, CDs, auto loans, home equity, and credit cards.


CNBC: Emotions count: The brain chemistry behind investing

Researchers at Caltech have uncovered a link between a certain type of brain activity and a personality trait that makes investors and traders successful—in short, you need to be in touch with your emotions and prepared to act independent of herd mentality in order to follow your hunches. Neuroeconomics researchers examined how about 20 traders managed a risky asset throughout 50 trading periods to identify the personality trades and emotional intelligence that can help prospective DIY investors determine whether investing is right for them.


The Muse: 10 Ways to Make Sure the Interviewer Remembers You (in a Good Way)

Starting off 2015 with a hunt for your dream job? Check out this 10-point list from the Muse that consolidates advice on acing your next interview. From Forbes to RecruitLoop, see what behaviors and creative ideas the top career gurus suggest in order to ensure that you're not just another face in the crowd.


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