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2 people, 2 years, 4 jobs—all at one company

Transitioning into a new job at the same company is exciting. Here are some tips on getting acclimated to a new role.

New on the job? How I met my work bestie, Janice, and learned 3 financial lessons

Congratulations on your new job! Here's some guidance on the process of learning and practicing smart financial decisions.

How to gracefully decline a job offer

How can you gracefully turn down a job offer? These steps talk about declining a job offer without the risk of burning bridges.

You've been offered a great new job, but is it worth a pay cut?

Getting offered a great new job from your boss is awesome, right? Weigh out the potential negatives and positives when taking a pay cut for a new job.

This marketing manager makes $125k & still has a side hustle

Having feelings of uncertainty about your future career goals? Learn how to advocate for yourself with career and side hustle insight from professional women.

Salary negotiations for women: how to earn a higher paycheck

Women have a lot to think about when negotiating salary. Learn about the importance of preparing and negotiating your desired salary before accepting a new job.

I make $105,000 & change jobs in order to keep raising my salary

Switching jobs may be your best option when looking for a 6-figure salary boost. Consider these steps when looking to boost your current salary.

Real women got raises by following this advice (maybe you should try it!)

Preparing yourself for any outcome is one of the most important steps when requesting a pay raise. Here is some useful advice that a real woman followed before negotiating a salary boost.

Should I use a job offer to get a raise at my current job?

A common concern in the workplace is wondering if you are getting underpaid. Here is a helpful article to help you answer any lingering questions.

Here's how to negotiate your salary over email

Accepting a new job? Don't forget to negotiate your salary! Here's a game plan on how to negotiate your salary over email.

16 signs you're underpaid—and what to do about it

Think you are underpaid? Here are 16 signs that you may be not getting your worth and tips on what you can do to change that.

Are graduate programs worth the cost?

Are you thinking of a getting a graduate degree? Learn whether the finances associated with graduate programs are worth the cost.

4 key strategies women need to negotiate a higher salary

Working women face discriminatory salary differences compared to those of their male counterparts. Learn how you as a woman can advocate for yourself in salary negotiations to ensure that you are paid what you rightfully deserve.

Are you getting paid enough? Here's how to ask for a raise

Are you getting paid enough? Do you need a raise? This article outlines simple steps to help you ask your boss for the raise you deserve.

Got a job offer? Great. Here's what to do next.

You just got a job offer, but now what? This article explores what to do following the job offer to help your personal finances account for the career change in your life.

Finding the compromise between what you love and what makes you happy

Establishing a happy and healthy life comes with finding a combination of passion and financial stability. Learn how to find the compromise between what you love and what makes you money.

How to ask your future boss for more money

Asking your future boss for more money can be scary. This article explains how you can negotiate for a higher salary before starting the job.

Your promotion should help your career

Your promotion should not just come with an increased salary; it should also help advance your career. Learn more about the importance of promotions and your career here.

Should you go back to school?

Before you make the commitment to go back to school, you should first understand why you want to further your education. Read here for guidance on helping you decide if going back to school is the right choice.

6 things to know about your side hustle and taxes

Do you have a second job? A side hustle? Taxes aren't easy, and having 2 streams of income makes them more complicated. Learn how to properly account and file taxes for the money you make in your side gig.

How to manage the college-to-corporate transition

Are you graduating college and starting your first real-world job? Learn how to make the transition from college to the corporate world as smooth as possible.

7 side hustles you can do with your partner

Are you and your partner looking to generate a second stream of income? These side gig ideas are great for a couple and can help bring in some extra monthly cash.

When your dream career is elsewhere: 10 ways to find a job in a new location

Finding a dream job in a city that you are excited to live in is a rare opportunity. Learn how you can find a job in a new city to revamp your career.

10 best ways to get the raise you deserve

Negotiating a raise is scary, however with these 10 tips and tricks, you may be able to confidently ask for the pay bump that you deserve.

Don't give away your salary details—do this, instead

When negotiating salary, do not reveal your current salary details. Instead, use these salary negotiation tactics to help you reach your goal salary.

3 secrets of people who always get job offers

Job offers never come easily, however certain people seem to always get the job offer of their dreams. Learn the secrets of the ideal job candidate, and how they secure job offers.

6 tips to make your layoff pay off

Getting laid off is never fun. Learn tips and tricks in navigating a layoff.

5 ways to network on a budget

Networking is incredibly important for your career, however, it can be pricey. This article examines how you can network on a budget and still make the connections you need to succeed.

5 salary negotiation tips everyone needs to follow

Negotiating your salary can be intimidating and difficult. This article outlines tips on how you can negotiate your way to a higher salary.

Evaluating a new job offer

New job offer? Congratulations. But before you make any decisions, it pays to do a side-by-side financial comparison.

5 things to consider when starting your own freelance business

Five tips on starting your own business. Read here to learn more.

How to discuss salary during an interview

Discussing salary is always a bit uncomfortable, but it's especially tricky when a hiring manager asks what you currently make during a job interview. Read these tips to handling this topic with ease.

4 financial fallacies that mess up your life

Finances are one thing in life you want to get right. Avoid these four fallacies to make sure you're getting on the right track. Learn more.

A newly unemployed person's guide to severance pay

If you have been laid off or let go, you may be wondering how severance pay actually works or when you get it.

Starting a new job

Whether it's your first time in the workforce, or you're transitioning from one company to another, there are a number of items to consider.

The best and worst reasons to ask for a raise

There are great reasons and poor reasons to bring a potential pay increase to your boss. Learn what they are and how to do it.

How to evaluate a job offer

When considering a job change, consider these financial factors. Use our tool as one method for job evaluation.

When your dream job doesn't pay

Nearly a third of workers say they're in their childhood dream job or a related field. Is your dream job sustainable?

Secrets to getting what you want

Do you know someone who seems to be on a life-long lucky streak? Learn the ways to train your thinking to better manifest what you want and make it far more likely to happen.

4 ways a lateral move can benefit you

Sometimes a lateral move might be the right one for your career. Learn more.

Split Decisions: Stay at work or go back to school

Is going back to school for another degree worth the cost, or should you just stay in the workplace? Money guru Jean Chatzky can help you decide. Watch the video. (2:23)
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