7 Myths About Salary Increase

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 [...]

When Is It Worth Dropping Out of College To Work?

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 [...]

The Marie Kondo Approach to Choosing Work in the New Year

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 [...]