Getting a raise might seem like a long shot, but when you get it--you have some decisions to make. These are 6 tried-and-true strategies that have worked for me.
State of the Blog 2011
I review the state of the blog, inspired by the President's speech (which I did not see), and the upcoming birthday of the blog itself.
How Well Did We Predict 2010? What do You Think About 2011?
Last January, we made some bold predictions for how the economy would do in 2010. Here's how well we did in our assessments. What do you think will happen in 2011? Share your thoughts!
8 Reasons I Want a Home
Yesterday, I talked about the declining popularity of home ownership. Given all those reasons and the current economy, there are still many good reasons I want to own a home. Here is the list: Moving frequently is incredibly expensive if you consider the direct and indirect costs (you have to outfit your new home, reconnect … Continue reading 8 Reasons I Want a Home
Weigh In: Is a 10% Tip Acceptable?
On last week’s tips for calculating your restaurant tip, Carol writes in the comments: Personally, I still think 10% is a good tip. A little more is nice if service is absolutely great. 20% may be a sign of the times when people wanted to look like big spenders for whatever reason. What an interesting … Continue reading Weigh In: Is a 10% Tip Acceptable?