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How to Fight With Your Boss Without Losing Your Job

How to Fight With Your Boss Without Losing Your Job

How to Fight With Your Boss Without Losing Your Job

No matter how great things are going at work, there may come a time when you and your boss disagree and tempers start to flare. How you handle the situation could greatly impact your future with your employer or even your long-term career prospects. While you may want to get exceptionally angry at your boss, that’s... Read More

The Gender Wage Gap Won’t Close Until 2152

The Gender Wage Gap Won’t Close Until 2152

The Gender Wage Gap Won’t Close Until 2152

Equal pay for women? Not in this lifetime. According to a new report from the American Association of University Women (AAUW), the pay gap may have narrowed considerably in the past 100 years, but it will still take another 136 to do away with it entirely. In 2015, women working full-time in the U.S. were typically... Read More

5 Ways Being an Airbnb Host Can Cost You Money

5 Ways Being an Airbnb Host Can Cost You Money

5 Ways Being an Airbnb Host Can Cost You Money

If you’ve ever wanted to make a little extra money on the side by listing your sofa, spare bedroom, guest house or even whole house on a service like Airbnb, you’ve probably wondered just how much money you could make. After all, there are all those stories of people paying their monthly mortgage payments or... Read More

5 Money Tips You Should Know Before Moving Out

5 Money Tips You Should Know Before Moving Out

5 Money Tips You Should Know Before Moving Out

Moving to a new home can be very stressful and also exciting. This may be your first time on your own without financial support. You want to ensure you are financially prepared and ready for the big step, so here are a few money tips to help you get started. 1. Build Your Credit Before... Read More

The Big Resume Mistakes That Can Kill a Good Job Opportunity

The Big Resume Mistakes That Can Kill a Good Job Opportunity

The Big Resume Mistakes That Can Kill a Good Job Opportunity

There is a line in the novel “Anna Karenina,” that says, “be bad, but at least don’t be a liar, a deceiver.” Tolstoy most likely didn’t intend for that to be applied to the working world, but it does. And it’s something more people should probably take note of. In fact, a recent survey conducted... Read More

When Is an Employer Allowed to Take Money Out of Your Check?

When Is an Employer Allowed to Take Money Out of Your Check?

When Is an Employer Allowed to Take Money Out of Your Check?

If you’ve ever received a paycheck, you know there are plenty of deductions that come out of your overall pay: income taxes, Social Security, health insurance premiums, retirement savings and any other amounts you might’ve authorized like automatic savings or union dues. Of course, you could also have amounts from legal garnishments taken out as... Read More

Americans Are Going to Spend a Scary Amount of Money This Halloween

Americans Are Going to Spend a Scary Amount of Money This Halloween

Americans Are Going to Spend a Scary Amount of Money This Halloween

Halloween spending expectations are soaring higher than a witch’s broomstick this year. After a long summer and heightened consumer confidence, total spending for the spooky season is expected to reach a record $8.4 billion, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey. This is the highest amount in the survey’s 11-year history. More than 171 million... Read More

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