Archive for: Career

5 Ways You May Be Able To Earn More Money At Work (Without A Raise)

How to earn more money at work (without asking for a raise).

Raises aren’t the only way to squeeze some extra money out of your employer. Make sure you are taking advantage of all your benefits and cash in those unused vacation days. But whatever you do, don’t leave money on the table!

How I Paid Off My Student Loans In Three Years While Working Abroad

Pay Off Student Loans While Working Abroad

You don’t have to choose between world travel and paying off your student loan debt. How working abroad was the best thing that ever happened to my money.

It’s Crazy, But We Hired Housecleaners; When Is It Time To Start Outsourcing Your Life?

How to outsource your life; why we hired house cleaners and ways you can be more productive by hiring people to help you.

Successful people know when to delegate. Hiring housecleaners and landscapers may not make sense in your 20s, but there are other ways outsourcing your life can help you produce more, earn more, and reclaim your free time.

How To Financially Prepare To Quit Your Job

Quitting your job to pursue a dream is exciting; but make sure you're prepared financially first.

Quitting your job to pursue a business, become a full-time parent, or simply take a break is the most exciting risk you’ll ever take. Just be sure your finances are prepared.

Funny Money: How To Get Ahead At The Office By Acting Like A Jerk

Don't want friends? Want to get ahead in the office? The read here and learn how to become a grade-A office jerkwad!

No one actively wants to be known as the jerk of the office, but it’s those who don’t care whether or not they’re or not they’re labeled that way who tend to rise to the top. You can gripe about these folks and try to undermine them, or you can observe them and learn from them, using some of their skills in less audacious ways to improve your own standing.

Unhappy At Work? Meet The Man Who Wants To Help You Find Your Perfect Career

Finding a niche career is possible -- the key is to start honing your skills and networking now.

Eight in 10 Americans are unhappy at their jobs. Sound familiar? By thinking creatively and networking with the right people, however, young professionals have a unique opportunity to carve out a niche career doing something you love. Here’s how.

5 Things To Do Right After You Lose Your Job

Five things to do immediately after losing your job.

Fired? A layoff may be one of the worst moments of your life, but how you handle the setback is important. These five action steps will help you make the best of a scary situation.

It’s Time To End Unpaid Internships — Here’s Why

Warning: Unpaid internships may do you more harm than good. (Credit: FlickR: Juhan Sonin)

Unpaid internships promise work experience and a shot at a competitive entry-level job. But really, they’re evil. Why taking an unpaid internship may harm your career more than help it.

So, You Want to Become a Real Estate Agent? You Must Read This First


Experienced Realtor Sarah Davis answers common questions from people wanting to become a real estate agent. How do you break into the business? How much do Realtors earn? Is it practical to sell real estate part-time?

How Much Do Olympic Athletes Earn?

Competing in the Olympics is not a great way to get paid...unless you win the Gold.

With the Winter Games in Sochi upon us, perhaps you wonder: How much do Olympic Athletes earn? Are they paid for Gold? The answer may surprise you!