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Law School at 40
Ready for a career change? This is my advice for older, non-traditional students who are considering applying to law school.
The Cravath System & Pedigree: Biglaw Talent Acquisition
The Cravath scale drives Biglaw salaries, and the Cravath System drives Biglaw hiring. The criteria that Cravath used nearly a century ago to find entry-level associates with the right “raw materials” are used in interviews for Biglaw firms and other elite institutions today. Here’s a guide to how the system works and how you can make it work for you.
An Interview with a 30-Something Retired Lawyer
We interviewed a person who recognized the power of money early in her life. She used her Biglaw salary to pay off her student loans and saved enough to retire after 5 years of working in Biglaw, thanks to her sound investment strategies and super low cost of living.
What a Tax Expert Wants You to Know About Short-Term Rentals
Real estate rental income is generally exempt from self-employment tax, but there are some key exceptions. Our guest author, a tax professional, walks us through the income tax consequences of different kinds of activities.
10 Best Gifts for Law School Grads
Law school graduation gifts that any newly minted attorney would love.
Is it Better to Pay Down Student Loans or Buy a House?
Advice from a financial planner: put your money toward your goals when deciding whether pay off student loans before buying a house.
The Disadvantages of Index Funds
There is no such thing as a perfect investment. Even index funds have downsides, though few are deal-breakers. Here’s what to consider when choosing an index fund and some reasons to consider ETFs.
Student Loan Forgiveness During the Biden Administration
Student loan forgiveness is a hot topic, and one that can have a significant impact on millions of Americans. Does the president have the authority to cancel student debt? Can Congress do it? Here’s a summary of where things currently stand with the student loan “freeze” and forgiveness.