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How to Ask for a Raise at Work (and Get it!)

How to Ask for a Raise at Work (and Get it!)

You work hard. You’ve been nailing it. Clients love you and you’ve brought in some great new accounts. You were just handed some new responsibility. You are going places. The one obstacle in your way is that you don’t feel you are being compensated correctly for your current responsibilities at work. You want a raise. So, how do you go ... Read More »

5 Easy Debt Elimination Tactics for Millennials

5 Easy Debt Elimination Tactics for Millennials

The generation often referred to as ‘millennials’ is facing many of the same problems seen by previous generations. It is easy to fall into debt as a young adult, as your expenses will often outweigh the salary you are earning in your young career. If you aren’t careful, those debts can quickly mount, and you may find yourself in a ... Read More »

5 Simple Ways to Live Cheaper in a Big City

5 Ways to Live Cheaper in a Big City

Big city living can be great. Depending on what career path you chose, there’s a city for that career. Think tech in Silicon Valley, movie stars in Los Angeles and business in New York City. But, big city living also means higher living expenses. Granted salaries are usually increased to match the inflated costs of large metropolises so you can ... Read More »

5 Fun and Cheap Things for Families to Do This Fall

5 Fun and Cheap Things for Families to Do This Fall

With the end of summer can often come a feeling that the season for fun is done for the year. That doesn’t have to be the case, however. Sure, the kids have gone back to school, but there are still weekends for you to sneak in some family fun. And, while the weather might be cooling off, there are things ... Read More »

5 Steps to Change From Spendthrift to Thrifty

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Spending money can be fun, especially if it’s on something you want. This is how people get into trouble from spending too much. You can spend too much whether you have a low income or high income. The spendthrifts of the world know no income restraints. A spendthrift is someone who spends way more than they make. They buy everything ... Read More »