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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.

7 Careers That Pay Women More Than Men

While the gender pay gap is still too big across the board, there are a few jobs that reward women with more. A few may surprise you.

Crime Scene Cleaner and 4 Other Trades That Pay Surprisingly Well

They make lack glamour, but these five careers pay pretty well, actually. Time to get to work on your resume?

5 Essential Facts Women Should Know Before Asking for a Raise

Don't wait for your employer to close the earnings gap. Know your worth, find your confidence, and spearhead change with a clear ask.

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.

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.

Double Your Salary With This Simple Strategy

If you want your employer (or your clients) to pay you more, you have to give them a reason to want you more. What's your niche?

10 Things Besides Salary to Negotiate at Work

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

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.

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.

Are You Underpaid? How to Figure Out What Salary You Deserve

How much are you worth? Discover the salary you should really be earning.

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.

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.

How Much to Pay New Hires in 2011

You're ready to bring in new employees — great! But calculating salaries can be difficult. Learn what to pay in a still-unsteady economy.

Are Your Financial Habits Just Bad?

From brushing our teeth to buying little things we don't need, small bad habits can make a big difference in our lives. Learn how your habits might affect your bottom line.

The Psychology of Salaries: Do You Want to Know How Much Your Coworkers Make?

It's easy to get sucked into the whole drama of wondering what everyone you work with makes and how you stack up with them. But there's a delicate balance between making sure you'r

How much money should a CEO make?

According to the Institute for Policy Studies, in 1980, American CEOs earned over 40 times more per year than the average American worker. Today, the average American CEO from a

8 Good Reasons to Become a Contractor

There was a time, not that long ago, in which Americans would graduate from college, get a job, and stick with that job until retirement. For those of us who can risk a little more

10 Important Signs That Your Job Sucks

As someone who has had to make the decision to leave more than one lousy job, here's my 10 signs for knowing when to leave. I don't take the decision to quit lightly, and I don't t