Savings and Retirement Expert
Amanda Stanhaus is passionate about financial literacy. She is excited by the opportunities technology provides to engage and teach others about personal finance. Amanda is an expert in career growth and retirement saving. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics & North American Studies from McGill University.
Posts by Amanda Stanhaus:
Congrats, you made it! Not only did you complete four demanding years of college, but you applied for dozens of jobs, went through rounds of interviews and even negotiated a salary for your first job. And now you’re ready for your first day of work. After you take an hour figuring out what to wear, be sure to let yourself relish the experience. The days will only get busier and more stressful going forward, so be sure to take it all in. And to help prepare you further, here’s a good idea of how you’ll settle in on your first day. Read more
Everyone goes through a job switch eventually. How difficult could it be? Well, it can range from a walk in the park to a grueling and time-consuming litany of tests and interviews, including one with the founder’s mother (I kid, I think). But what everyone can agree on is that when switching jobs, you want to make sure you are making the right decision. Because let’s be honest, time at the office takes up most of our week, so we better not dread going there. Want to make sure this is true for your new job? Here are 10 things you should consider before making the switch: Read more
I hate being sick for two reasons. First, feeling gross is, well, gross. Second, it forces me to spend money on things I need (cough syrup), not things I want (concert tickets). When it was time for me to get a new health insurance plan, I got a bit overwhelmed, contemplated moving to Canada and then buckled down to put my health economics knowledge to practical use. Read more