As responsible adults, we have a lot of responsibilities that include taking care of our home, paying bills, trying to keep a roof over our heads, and feeling for our family. It is important to have a source of income to provide these things. With that being said, we don’t all like our jobs. Some of us even feel like our work environment is toxic, keeping us stagnant, and want to make a change. But at what point should you make a change, or should you stay stagnant in your career?
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Obviously, everyone wants to get a raise. After all, more money can't hurt right? Well, that's true as long as there are no strings attached. However, usually we find strings attached. A new salary usually means a new job or at least new responsibilities. Sometimes, they aren't worth the raise. So, make sure that you consider these myths about salary increase before you accept.
Myth: A Higher Salary Makes You Happier
This is one of the most prevalent myths about salary increase opportunities. Read more [...]
There are many good reasons to go to college. However, college isn't right for everyone. And it might simply not be right for you at a given time in your life. You might find that it's worth dropping out of college to work. But how can you know if you're doing the right thing? Here are three big signs that it's worth dropping out of college to work instead:
1. Your Employer Will Eventually Pay For College
There are many ways to get paid to go to college. While people often look only at grants and Read more [...]
A lot has been written about applying the Marie Kondo decluttering and organizing method to finances. I've used the method myself in the past to get my financial paperwork in order. But as we head into the new year, what I'm thinking about most is how to apply it to choosing new work.
Why I'm Choosing New Work in the New Year
I'll be looking into new work for the New Year. Honestly, I'm going back to the financial basics. I've let them lapse the past couple of years. Therefore, it's time to reset. Read more [...]