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7 Popular Vacation Spots That Aren't Worth the Money (and Where to Go Instead)

When it comes to vacation benefits, America is in poor shape. According to the Hotels.com "Vacation Equality Project," America is the only advanced economy in the world that does not guarantee paid vacation days. […]

7 Popular Vacation Spots That Aren't Worth the Money (and Where to Go Instead)

When it comes to vacation benefits, America is in poor shape. According to the Hotels.com "Vacation Equality Project," America is the only advanced economy in the world that does not guarantee paid vacation days. […]

Are You Getting All the Credit Card Rewards You've Earned?

Littered throughout the personal finance blogosphere are tips, tricks, and success stories about gaming rewards credit cards. If you play the rewards card game right, you can earn some cool cash back, free flights, or money for college. […]

Are You Getting All the Credit Card Rewards You've Earned?

Littered throughout the personal finance blogosphere are tips, tricks, and success stories about gaming rewards credit cards. If you play the rewards card game right, you can earn some cool cash back, free flights, or money for college. […]

Are You a Doormat? 17 Things Assertive People Never Say

I was born a lot of things, but assertive was not one of them. For years, I would find myself in situations where I had a vague feeling that all was not well, but by the time I figured out that I wanted or needed to stand up for myself (or someone else), the conversation had moved on. […]

Are You a Doormat? 17 Things Assertive People Never Say

I was born a lot of things, but assertive was not one of them. For years, I would find myself in situations where I had a vague feeling that all was not well, but by the time I figured out that I wanted or needed to stand up for myself (or someone else), the conversation had moved on. […]

These 10 Words and Phrases Are Keeping You From Getting a Raise

Nobody seems to have told 2014 that the recession ended five years ago. Not only are college graduates having a hard time getting jobs, but current employees are having a hard time getting raises. […]

These 10 Words and Phrases Are Keeping You From Getting a Raise

Nobody seems to have told 2014 that the recession ended five years ago. Not only are college graduates having a hard time getting jobs, but current employees are having a hard time getting raises. […]

How to Effectively Complain to Get What You Want

You're on your third business trip this month. Exhausted after a full day of presentations, all you can think about on the cab ride to the hotel is how great it will feel when your head hits the pillow. You requested a room away from the elevator and ice machine, but guess which room they gave you? And when you enter your hotel room, you hear the drip from the leaky faucet in the bathroom. […]

How to Effectively Complain to Get What You Want

You're on your third business trip this month. Exhausted after a full day of presentations, all you can think about on the cab ride to the hotel is how great it will feel when your head hits the pillow. You requested a room away from the elevator and ice machine, but guess which room they gave you? And when you enter your hotel room, you hear the drip from the leaky faucet in the bathroom. […]