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.
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!
More than a year ago, we were faced with a horrifying reality--the end of our company-sponsored health insurance and a baby on the way. Here are some of the options we considered.
As the economy continues to be sour, employers are using fear tactics more and more frequently. Here are a few reasons why it's a bad idea.
I take a look a three recent posts on whether the recession is truly over, if renters should pay taxes, and investment options in your HSA account.
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?
The success of my last article on whether it was appropriate to take vacations in a bad economy tells me that people are worried, curious, and unsure of how to react to the increasingly bad economic news around us. If you've decided that vacations are not something you are willing to give up, regardless of … Continue reading Ideas for Vacations in a Bad Economy