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Going freelance in 2019? 3 things you need to know

There can be a lot of benefits when going freelance, but it's important to keep finances as a top priority. Learn about important financial tips here.

The completely honest but careful way to explain why you're looking for a new job

Ramping up your job search? These recommendations will help answer the tough "why are you looking for a new job" question with confidence.

If you’re thinking of starting a new job search, here’s what to expect

Thinking of starting a new job this new year? Read about the importance of knowing what to expect before jumping in.

What to do if you find out your coworker makes way more than you

Did you find out that a coworker in a similar role makes way more than you? Read these helpful tips to help you make a plan for a salary discussion.

Unhappy with your salary? 3 things to do before you quit

Are you unhappy with your salary? Here are some useful tips you should use before looking at other jobs.

Don't take benefits for granted

Especially for young professionals, health insurance is the benefit we often take for granted, but we shouldn't!

Here's how to get promoted—according to 7 managers

Being considered for a promotion is more than just hard work. Consider these professional tips from 7 different managers.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

6 tips to make your layoff pay off

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

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.

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.

How to evaluate a job offer

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

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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