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A week to make you miss manners

May 13, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Posted In: etiquette

Tips on holiday tipping when you're broke

Dec 20, 2013
Is your budget being blown by holiday tipping? Marketplace Money host Carmen Wong Ulrich talks to etiquette expert Thomas Farley about how you show your appreciation during the holidays without going broke.
Posted In: holiday tipping, holiday etiquette, etiquette

How to use social media without losing your job

Aug 1, 2013
From using common sense to minding your p's and q's, eight tips for how to survive in the social media space as well as the workplace.
Posted In: social media, Twitter, Facebook, etiquette, workplace

Tweeting your firing: The rise of announcing your professional demise

Apr 23, 2013
Terminated employees used to go quietly. But Twitter is becoming a popular site for announcing one's own professional demise. Is that a good thing?
Posted In: Twitter, social media, workplace, etiquette

Why a senator shouldn't eat spaghetti with the president, and 9 other tips

Mar 13, 2013
President Obama sat down for a meal with Republican leaders to talk about the budget. So what do you eat, when you're working while eating?
Posted In: etiquette, business

Mind your money manners: Financial etiquette rules

Jan 25, 2013
Is it ever appropriate to ask someone how much money they make? How much they paid for something? Who is supposed to pay for dinner? Is it polite to remind someone that they owe you money? Personal finance columnist Liz Weston schools us on common financial faux pas.
Posted In: etiquette, Personal Finance

Rules to remember when it comes to money etiquette

Jan 24, 2013
In the age of social media and oversharing, how has money etiquette evolved? The combination of tact and common sense still go a long way. Here are some tips to help you mind your money matters.
Posted In: etiquette, Personal Finance

Yea or nay: Whether to talk politics at work

Nov 6, 2012
Politics, like religion and sports, can be a delicate workplace conversation topic. How will the day after play out around the office water cooler?
Posted In: workplace, etiquette, Election 2012

Unemployment etiquette

Dec 30, 2011
Unemployment may throw a wrench into your personal relationships. Learn tips -- for the employed and unemployed -- on how to navigate tricky social situations so you keep your relationships even in the face of job loss.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, etiquette