negotiation

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.

6 Ways to Trick Salespeople

Get familiar with the psychology of persuasion and turn the tables during your next sales negotiation.

Wages Are Rising — Here’s How to Get Your Cut

Believe it or not, wages are finally beginning to rise. Make sure your boat is rising with the tide by making some critical career moves.

The Easy Way to Negotiate a Cheaper Hotel Room

Most hotels and inns are willing to negotiate their rates. All you have to do is be willing to ask.

8 Things Real Estate Agents Don't Want You to Know

Your real estate agent represents your interests, right? Not always. Learn the secrets your agent might be hiding from you.

Tips From a Hostage Negotiator That Anyone Can Use

The next time you buy a car (or another negotiable purchase), try thinking like a hostage negotiator to get the best deal.

How to Pay Less for Your Next Vacation

Everything is negotiable, even travel. Find out when to call — and what to say — to get the best prices on airfare, hotels, and even souvenirs.

You Should Always Negotiate a Raise: Here Are 10 Reasons Why

“It never hurts to ask” is especially true when it comes to salary. Before you settle for what's offered, consider these 10 reasons to ask for more.

How to Negotiate Higher Pay at Your Next New Job

For most employees, a new job is the best opportunity for a significant pay raise. Get the salary you want (and deserve!) with these simple negotiating guidelines.

Save Time, Money, and Hassle by Bundling Your Home Repairs

A long list of home repairs can seem daunting. Bidding them as a bundle makes the job easier for a contractor — and worthy of a discount for you.

6 Ways to Haggle Your Way to Cheaper Rent

If you love the apartment, but not the price, learn how to negotiate with the landlord and find the price that's right for both of you.

Countering: What To Consider Before An Employee Gets Another Offer

Your high value employees are valuable to your competitors, too. Here's how to develop a counter-offer plan before another firm lures them away.

8 Bad Financial Habits You Should Drop

Bad habits are made to be broken.

Best Money Tips: How to Negotiate Your Salary

Today we found some great articles on how to negotiate your salary, what you need to know about down payments, and eating healthy on the road for less.

4 Ways To Negotiate Your Debt When Cash Flow Is Slow

When you owe a vendor more than you can pay, you and your vendor both have a problem. Solve it.

Negotiating a Lease with Your Potential New Landlord

Here are the fine points of negotiating for rental space, including a few opportunities a newer business owner might miss.

The Advocate's Approach Versus The Creative Approach: Negotiation Techniques For Creative Solutions

If you start with the goal of a mutually beneficial solution in mind, it is possible for a negotiation to end with both parties happy.

Negotiating Your Next Sale: Finding the Best Compromise

Negotiation has been described as the art of compromise: if two people, or businesses, are negotiating, it's very rare that they can both walk away with everything they want. Wh

The Negotiation Comfort Zone: How to Improve Your Negotiation Skills

To be a successful business owner, it is crucial to be comfortable negotiating, both in casual and formal situations.

Take the Long View When Negotiating with Your Vendors

For many businesses, the prices your vendors ask can make or break you. And even if price is no object, your vendors' abilities to deliver products or services on time, while av