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Meg Handley


Meg Handley is a reporter at U.S. News & World Report where she covers a range of money and business topics including personal finance, real estate, and investing. Prior to joining U.S. News, she interned at the London bureau of TIME magazine and covered public safety issues for the Medill News Service. Meg is originally from Chicago and earned her undergraduate degree from Loyola University Chicago and a master’s degree from Northwestern University. She now lives in Washington, D.C., and loves running, cooking, knitting, and wine, but always misses her Midwest roots.

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10 Tips for Zapping Student Loan Debt

By | 14 Comments | December 13, 2011

Solid strategies for repaying those student loans. Don’t hesitate, just read and take action! Read »


What to Look For in a Co-Working Space

By | 4 Comments | November 17, 2011

Co-working spaces can be a helpful resource if you’re working as a consultant or starting your own business. Here’s what to look for before you commit. Read »

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Niche Networking Sites Offer Opportunities for Extra Cash

By | 4 Comments | October 6, 2011

An increasing number of networking sites help wannabe-workers find flexible, part-time opportunities. Read »


Volunteering May Help Your Career More Than You Think

By | 16 Comments | September 7, 2011

Jobseekers often overlook volunteer experience when crafting their resume, a new LinkedIn survey shows. Here’s how to best showcase that unpaid experience. Read »