negotiation

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

How good writing skills save and earn money

A while ago an article on Wise Bread talked about how complaining via a letter works much more effectively than complaining with phone calls. This made me think about all the othe

Deciding when to follow instructions

Anytime someone announces that they're looking to hire, there'll be instructions on how to apply--even if nothing more than a sign that says, "Inquire within." Often, they'll want

One-time encounters or long-term relationships: when negotiating strategies should differ

For years, I struggled to negotiate effectively with a business associate (I’ll call him Mr. X), despite concessions gargantuan in my estimation but miniscule and unacceptable in h