Articles on Career and Income

6 Smart Things to Do With Your Bonus

You've got a little extra money on hand, but don't burn it on stuff. Instead, spend that windfall to build a better future for you and your family.

5 Jobs Proven to Make You Live Longer

Every job has its pros and cons. Choose one of these five careers and the stats say you will extend your life — by years.

Best Money Tips: 31 Ways Real People Make Extra Income

Today we found some great articles on the many ways that real people make extra income, the best freelance careers out there, and sites that let you rent out almost anything.

6 Times a Higher Salary Isn't Worth It

They're offering more money and another rung up the ladder — Hooray! Before you take the job, be sure the extra money is actually worth it.

The 5 Worst Career Mistakes — and How to Avoid Them

Rising up the corporate ladder is harder than ever — more so if you stumble on a rung or two. Are you making any of these career mistakes?

10 Resume Mistakes That Will Hurt Your Job Search

Finding a job is hard even in the best of circumstances, but you're sabotaging your search if you're making these basic resume errors.

6 Ways to Stay Motivated on the Job

It's easy to let the daily grind sap your motivation. Buck up, superstar, and dig deep. You already have everything you need to stay positive.

5 Career Tactics That Are Actually Holding You Back

We all want to impress the boss and get ahead (or at least get a raise). Make sure your efforts at advancement aren't actually pushing you back.

7 Ways to Improve Your Work Reputation

In the office, talk is cheap. The walk is what counts. If you want to burnish your work rep, you've got to act the part — consistently.

The 8 Worst Things Good Employees Do

Even the best employees make mistakes, and sometimes it's simply because they're trying too hard. Are your good work habits holding you back?

12 Times You're Better Off Without a Promotion

You're working hard — and smart — and the boss has noticed. Do you take the promotion? Or do you keep the job you're happy with?

7 Job Sectors Where Wages Are Growing

Wages are growing in some sectors of the economy faster than others. If you're considering a career change, look here.

5 Ways Even Ordinary People Can Become Paid Models

You don't have to look like Giselle Bundchen to make serious cash modeling. You just need to know where your look is in demand.

Brian Williams' $5 Million Fib: 4 Little Lies that Can Cost You Your Job

The NBC anchor's lie cost him his job, but before you judge too harshly, ask yourself; Are YOU guilty of any of these fibs that might cost you yours?

5 Things People Who Have Their Dream Jobs Do

If your goal is to land your dream job — congrats! Goal-setting is half the battle. Now go out there and get it done.

6 Simple Ways to Market Your Side Business

Nobody will buy what you're selling if they don't know you're selling it. Jumpstart your side hustle with some easy and inexpensive marketing.

11 Ways to Earn Extra Cash From Thrift Stores

A single parent tight for cash shopped thrift stores to save — until one day he figured out he could earn money thrifting, too. Learn his secrets.

The 15 Coolest Silicon Valley Job Perks You Wish You Had

Chances are your employer isn't half as generous as these famous tech sector companies. Free lunch is just the beginning.

7 Great Jobs That Won't Be Lost to Technology

Automation liberates us from drudgery. Great! Unless drudgery pays the bills. Keep your paycheck safe with one of these robot-proof careers.

Is Your City Among the 7 Worst for Job Seekers?

If you're thinking about leaving your current town for greener pastures (and better job opportunities), don't add any of these places to your list.