Personal Finance Roundup

What If I Lost My Career? Envision, then Act [Free Money Finance] “The bottom line is that whatever your job situation, you can’t bury your head in the sand and think that your employer will always take care of you.”

10 Things You Do to Save Money That End Up Costing You More [Wise Bread] “Here are 10 things that you may be doing to save money that could actually cost you a lot more in the weeks, months, or years to come.”

Career resolutions: How to negotiate a raise [CNN Money] “Before you go into your boss’s office demanding more money, take the time to lay the groundwork for a successful conversation.”

4 Mobile Apps for Job Seekers [US News] “77 percent of job seekers use mobile apps during their job hunt.”

Financial Scams 2012: The Latest Twists in the Ever-Evolving Art of the Con [Daily Finance] “Here are some highlights from scams that made the rounds in 2011 — and will likely be back in some form or another this year.”