Daily Local News : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news en urn:article:13658241 Just How Much Does Not Having a Job Hurt You in Your Job Search? http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/just-how-much-does-not-having-a-job-hurt-you-in-your-job-search/13658241 Unfortunately for those looking for work, those who already have a job may have a step up on getting that next one. A new study… Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:31:00 EDT urn:article:13658066 10 Airbnb Spots You Can Book in Cuba Right Now http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/10-airbnb-spots-you-can-book-in-cuba-right-now/13658066 It's taking U.S. relations with Cuba a while to thaw, but the U.S. travel industry's interest in the island has warmed considerably within the last… Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:16:00 EDT urn:article:13657888 The Worst Money Mistakes Young Americans Make http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/the-worst-money-mistakes-young-americans-make/13657888 Young Americans keep making the same money mistakes, and unfortunately, seem to be adding some new ones to the mix. Nat Berman, an author and… Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:34:00 EDT urn:article:13642760 Best Back-to-School Laptops for Under $500 http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/best-back-to-school-laptops-for-under-500/13642760 School is expensive, but you don't have to give up computing power or durability in order to save money on a back-to-school laptop. Machines that… Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:57:00 EDT urn:article:13657726 Hey, Young Americans: You Have to Work This Hard to Make It in the Big City http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/hey-young-americans-you-have-to-work-this-hard-to-make-it-in-the-big-city/13657726 Who knew that after graduating from college with tens of thousands of dollars, younger Americans would face another financial crisis - how to pay for… Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:35:00 EDT urn:article:13657171 How Often Should You Check Your Credit Score? http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/how-often-should-you-check-your-credit-score/13657171 Less than half of all American adults know their credit score - 42%, to be precise, according to a study from ACA International, a credit and… Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:23:00 EDT urn:article:13656722 Consumers Benefitted from the Fed's Decision Not to Raising Rates http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/consumers-benefitted-from-the-feds-decision-not-to-raising-rates/13656722 Consumers have benefitted from the Federal Reserve's decision to refrain from raising interest rates at its July meeting. The window to increase them this year is shrinking,… Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:06:00 EDT urn:article:13656530 The Rising Tide of Student Loans Will Likely Hit When the Summer's Over http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/the-rising-tide-of-student-loans-will-likely-hit-when-the-summers-over/13656530 It's July going on August. Your student loans are in the distance, like the horizon you see from the beach. But for June grads they… Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:05:00 EDT urn:article:13653879 Can Regularly Checking Your Credit Score Improve It? http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/can-regularly-checking-your-credit-score-improve-it/13653879 Looking to improve your credit score? Checking those numbers frequently could influence your score's direction. Whether you are buying a home, applying for a credit card, or securing a job,… Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:40:00 EDT urn:article:13652550 7 Dividend Stocks Boosting Their Dividends 20% or More Per Year http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/7-dividend-stocks-boosting-their-dividends-20-or-more-per-year/13652550 UPDATE: The charts in this story have been updated. It was originally published on July 27. In searching for income, it is tempting to be… Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:06:00 EDT