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Didn't Get the Raise? Ask for This, Instead

When you get turned down for a raise, hope is not lost. There are other things your employer may be willing to give up, instead.

10 Money Moves to Make After a Promotion

Congrats on the promotion! After your celebratory happy dance, it's time to get busy promoting your finances, too.

10 Money Moments That Are Awkward for Everyone

Ever forget your wallet on a date? Believe it or not, there's a graceful way out of that awkward moment and these nine others, too.

10 Things You Should Never Do After Getting a Raise

Congratulations on the raise — you earned it! Now keep it to yourself.

5 Times You Should Demand a Raise

You want a raise, but when is it right to ask for one? Here are five times you've definitely earned a pay bump — and are likely to get it.

4 Unexpected Costs of a Higher-Paying Job Offer

Accepting a higher-paying job offer is an automatic "yes," right? Not exactly — here's why you may want to turn the money down.

5 Ways a Side Hustle Can Further Your Career

A side hustle is great for extra income. Be sure to grab the other extras it brings, too, like new skills and opportunities for your "real" career.

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.

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.

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?

3 Weird Ways People Get Promoted

The best way to get a promotion — and a raise — may not be working hard and well. Start sharpening your wit (and rubbing your lucky rabbit's foot).

6 Simple Steps to Discovering Your True Salary Potential

Before you ask for a raise, be sure to ask these six probing questions that uncover what you're actually worth.

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.

5 Things to Say to Your Boss to Get a Promotion or Raise

You deserve a raise and a promotion. Here's how to get your boss to agree.

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

What you say and how you say it really matters to your career. Cut these troublesome words and phrases and bask in the accolades that follow.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Score a Raise

Today we found some stellar articles on ways to score a raise, how to never make a late payment again, and paying off student loans smarter and sooner.

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.

Best Money Tips: Negotiating the Raise You Deserve

Today we found some stellar articles on negotiating the raise you deserve, manly Christmas gift ideas for under $30, and surviving the holidays with your job intact.

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.

Best Money Tips: Things to Do to Get a Raise at Work

Today we found some stellar articles on getting a raise at work, going to college for free, and curing a spending hangover.