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How To Negotiate A Higher Salary, From Alexa von Tobel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

Don't just accept any salary offer! No one is going to manage your career except for you. Alexa von Tobel, Founder & CEO,, offered tips ...

Handling Pay Cuts: The Reality of Our Time

Donna Flagg | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business
Donna Flagg

Yes, it is a lot to ask employees to welcome a decrease in pay, but there are ways to present it as an initiative vital to the health and future of everyone involved.

How to Get a Raise Without Asking

Steve Gillman | Posted 11.03.2012 | Money
Steve Gillman

Those who get tips as a normal part of their jobs often have the ability to write their own raise. It is one of the advantages to what are often seen as low-paid service jobs. Here are some of the ways that tipped employees boost their income.

Honoring Labor Day By Rooting Out Wage Theft

Eric T. Schneiderman | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Eric T. Schneiderman

In this time of deep political divisions, there should be nothing controversial about the notion that working people who do their jobs should be paid for their work.

Do America's Corporations Care How Much American Workers Earn?

Colin Gordon | Posted 11.03.2012 | Business
Colin Gordon

Despite worries about sagging consumer confidence and shrinking paychecks, business leaders seem unconcerned about the declining standard of living of middle class America, or about the growing number of American families slipping into poverty.

10 Highest-Paying Companies For Millennials

Posted 09.11.2012 | Money

Fiscal Times: For the most part, members of Gen Y, born between 1982 and 1993, have not lucked out in this economy. Many of them spent a fortune on...

Why My Husband's Job Makes Me Feel Uneasy

LearnVest | Posted 10.22.2012 | Weddings

No matter how far removed an argument was from our finances, at the climax of each disagreement he would throw his breadwinner status in my face, as if to say I had no right to complain about anything. It enraged me.

Odd Jobs That Pay Big Bucks

LearnVest | Emily Levy | Posted 08.21.2012 | Money

LearnVest: It's time for a raise. How about a new job? How about a job that pays a lot more than you'd expect? We headed to our favorite s...

The 5 Most Shocking Salary Revelations About 2012's Top-Earning TV Stars

Vanity Fair | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment
Vanity Fair

Disheartening news for anyone who does not earn $12,000 per week: TV Guide's "Television's Highest Paid Stars" report includes some shocking figures that may make you want to travel back in time and choose "television judge" or "monkey actor" as your undergraduate major.

A Six-Figure Salary Isn't Going To Make You Rich

Bankrate | Craig Guillot | Posted 08.06.2012 | Money

One hundred thousand dollars. Since the 1980s, the magical "six-figure" salary has been a benchmark for financial success. Not too long ago, that inco...

A Look into the Crystal Ball: Your Future Salary

Uloop | Posted 09.16.2012 | College

The Internet can function as a part time crystal ball thanks to sites like and, websites that deliver salary averages on almost every profession.

Beyond Training: Tips for Building Professional Skills Outside the Classroom

Women & Co | Posted 08.05.2012 | Women
Women & Co

If you are more of a "hands on" learner like me, here are some fresh ideas on how you can build professional skills beyond the usual training course.

More And More Workers Claim Companies Are Withholding Pay

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business

Do American companies have a problem with paying their employees? A growing number of workers seem to think so. Collective action lawsuits alleging...

Everyone Agrees That the Decline in Private Sector Pay Has Been Understated

Dean Baker | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business
Dean Baker

The cost to taxpayers of public employees' compensation packages are on average no greater than the cost to private sector employees. The big difference is that public employees can expect a considerably more secure retirement.

Mothers Are Worth More Than $112,962

Shelley Abreu | Posted 06.23.2012 | Parents
Shelley Abreu

I get to wake up everyday and know that I have the hardest, but most important role in the world. And I don't need a single penny to make it worth my time and effort.

Should I Go Back to Grad School?

Women & Co | Posted 06.19.2012 | Money
Women & Co

When it comes down to it, the decision to pursue further education lends itself quite nicely to the same thing we rely on to help us make other expensive decisions: simple math.

WATCH: Ex-Banker Takes Huge Pay Cut To Open Butcher Shop

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business

Ex-banker Terry Walsh isn't a victim of the financial crisis, so why did he leave his high-paying job to open a butcher shop? "This is my dream, an...

Lawyers Have Income Inequality Problems, Too

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business

Income inequality is a problem among lawyers, too. As The Wall Street Journal notes, the country's richest lawyers have gotten richer since the Gre...

Study Finds Earning Less Than Colleagues Actually Makes Some People Happy

University of St. Andrews | Posted 04.05.2012 | Fifty

Knowing that your colleagues and peers earn more than you can actually raise your satisfaction levels, but only if you are under 45, according to new ...

Why Poaching Star Employees Might Not Be The Best Idea

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business

Companies in search of high-performing workers shouldn't look much further than their own offices, according to new research. Workers hired from o...

Screening Job Applicants Through Facebook for Jobs Has Been a Dirty Little Secret for Years!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Recent news stories have announced as part of your ability to gain employment with some companies, perspective employers are demanding your Facebook password -- and now everyone thinks it's a big deal.

Beltway Influencers Still Mad Men

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.29.2012 | Money

If the worst-kept secret on Capitol Hill is that top lobbying groups actually control the show, then the best-kept secret is that the whizzes behind t...

New York Not The Most Unequal County In America

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.09.2012 | Business

In the United States, even even the inequality is unequal. Yes, the level of income inequality among American households rose 18 percent between 1...

When to Broach the Salary Question?

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.06.2012 | Money
Liz Ryan

Gazillions of job-search advice articles have told job-seekers to clam up on the subject of compensation. "Wait for the offer," these books and articles say. "Whoever is first to name a number, loses," goes the old wives' tale.

What Is Your Desired Salary? From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.05.2013 | Home

Often you will find yourself facing the dreaded question: "How much is your expected salary?" career expert Tory Johnson, the CEO of Women For Hire, h...