My Money

March 2013


13 Ways to Score a Big Raise

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Everyone wants to make more money, but employers are reluctant to hand out big raises in this shaky economy. A major consulting firm estimates the median raise in 2013 will be a meager 3 percent. Does that mean you're stuck with a paltry raise? Not necessarily.

The smart employee will use some of ...

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personal finance
salaries
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4 Payday Loan Myths

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If you thought credit card interest and bank fees were bad, you probably haven’t looked at the payday loan industry. A recent report from The Pew Charitable Trusts sheds light on the payday loan industry and why people turn to them to borrow cash. According to the report, nearly 12 million ...

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personal finance
loans
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