Articles on Career and Income

5 Ways to Manage Costs While You're on Maternity Leave

Maternity benefits in the US are definitely stingy. Learn some simple ways to cut costs to match the reduced income baby brings.

5 Office Decorations Your Co-Workers Hate

Go ahead and dress up your workspace with classy and appropriate knick-knacks and decor. Just remember to keep it "classy and appropriate."

4 Exciting World Cities You Can Afford to Retire In

Retirees can stretch their pensions (and their imaginations) by retiring overseas. Consider these affordable locales and start planning now!

5 Creative Uses for a 529 Plan

You know a 529 Savings Plan is for your children's college expenses, but with some creative thinking, it can be so much more.

6 Ways to Sell Your Body to Science

Your precious bodily fluids are truly that — precious. Find out how to turn you into cold, hard cash.

10 Things Besides Salary to Negotiate at Work

Everything's negotiable. Find what else you should be asking for from your boss.

Best Money Tips: How to Stay Happy at Work

Today we found some great articles with tips to help you stay happy at work, ways to stop being your own financial enemy, and productivity tips from mompreneurs.

Best Money Tips: 60 Ways to Make Money Without a Job

Today we found terrific articles on ways to make money without a job, tips to clean holiday party stains, and lazy ways to save money.

8 Signs You Should Quit Your Job

If your job is taking more and more out of you, it may be time to find a new one. Consider these eight signs, and then consider updating your resume.

10 Reasons You Should Call in Sick Today

The science is clear — an extra break now and again is really good for your mind, body, and productivity. Go ahead, take a day. You've earned it.

6 Ways to Ask Your Boss for Better Work-Life Balance

Unless you're self-employed, the only way to improve your work-life balance is to ask. Get your boss to say yes with this clear plan.

Got a New Job? Here's Your Financial To-Do List

A new job means a new boss, new co-workers, and new financial decisions to make. Make smart ones with this handy checklist.

Don't Choose These 10 Cities If You Want to Retire Comfortably

Unless you've got an extra deep retirement fund (and no allergies), you should probably cross these potential retirement locales off your list.

12 Reasons You Deserve to Get Fired

Losing a job is never fun and it's rarely easy. That is, it isn't easy unless you're guilty of any of these career derailers.

6 Perks You Should Be Demanding From Your Employer

If the checker at your local Wegman's is getting tuition paid by the company, shouldn't you be, too?

12 Hidden Costs of a New Job

You landed the new job and you're getting a raise — Yay! Now, how much will your new job really cost you? Make sure you understand these costs.

Turn Your Home Into a Rental in 9 Easy Steps

Whether it's your primary residence or a second, turning your place into someone else's rented abode is a great way to generate extra cash.

10 Unexpected Jobs With Insane Travel

Sure, airline pilots travel a lot for work. But elevator repair techs? Learn about that and nine other careers that can satisfy your wanderlust.

Get Rich Walking Dogs in 9 Easy Steps

With a low barrier to entry, dog-walking is a great way to earn extra income — or much more. Here's how to get started.

The 5 Craziest Career Shift Success Stories

Get inspired to make your big career move by the stories of these risky — and ultimately successful — leaps of faith to new working lives.