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What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Self-help

73% of Americans are Making a Big 401(k) Mistake

You don't want to make this error and cost yourself thousands.<p>Investing in a tax-advantaged retirement account is one of the best things you can do …

Retirement

50 Personal Finance Habits Everyone Should Follow

Start by spending less than you earn every month.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that</i> …

Personal Finance

If You Have 1 Of These 5 Traits You're Probably Smarter Than Average

You can go to school as much as you want, but there are just some things that make you smarter than average that you're born with or are just part of …

Psychology

Do these 5 things right now to make sure you have enough money to retire

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is excerpted from “20 Retirement Decisions You Need to Make Right Now” by Ray LeVitre.<p>…

Retirement
Personal Finance

3 Social Security Mistakes That Could Cost You a Fortune

Reading up on Social Security may not be exciting, but it can prove very profitable.<p>Social Security is more critical to the financial well-being of …

Survey Finds 42% of Americans Will Retire Broke — Here's Why

The tide might be turning when it comes to retirement savings in America. For the third year in a row, GOBankingRates surveyed adults across the U.S. …

Why has my interest rate gone up on my credit but not my savings?

<b>Dear John: I’ve noticed my home equity line of credit interest rate has gone from 2.24 percent to 3.49 percent.</b><p><b>I understand that happened because the</b> …

1 Thing Most Americans Don't Know About Their 401(k)

What you don’t know about your 401(k) could cost you<p>Only 27% of Americans who participate in a 401(k) plan know how much they're paying in fees, …

5 ways to get best car loan deal, especially as interest rates rise

Interest rates on new car loans have hit high levels not seen since 2010, driving up the need for consumers to work a little harder when shopping for the best deals.<p>The average rate on a new car loan was 5.2% in February — up from an average 4.4% in February 2013, according to Edmunds.com. Average …

Personal Finance

4 Money Management Tips That Will Make You Richer

nattanan23 / Pixabay<p>I’m sure you’re tired of hearing it but I’ll say it again. You need money to make money. It’s no secret that millionaires have …

How to retire without running out of money

Matt Carey studied Arabic at the University of Pennsylvania, preparing for what he hoped would be a career at the Central Intelligence Agency. Eleven …

Are your retirement savings keeping pace with the average American's?

The amount Americans have saved up for retirement may surprise you.<p>Studies show that most Americans worry that their savings will fall short in retirement. It's a reasonable concern. The average household spends more than $40,000 per year in retirement, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, …

Retirement

3 Ways to Turbocharge Your Retirement Savings

Does your nest egg need a boost? Here's how to pull it off.<p>If you're concerned about having enough money in retirement, you're not alone. And if …

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Country Lifestyle

How To Think Through Stress and Not Obsess

Have you ever found yourself obsessing over something negative that's happened to you, and getting more and more upset, but feeling unable to let it …

4 Tips That’ll Save Your Retirement

Worried about the future? Here's how to set the stage for the rewarding retirement you deserve.<p>We repeatedly are told to prepare for retirement …

7 Ways You Can Get More Money in Retirement

You could boost your income by thousands.<p>So you've finally reached retirement. Ideally, you've invested aggressively throughout your working life and …

9 bad manager mistakes that make good people quit

It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain …

Survey: Americans reach a record level of unhappiness

If you’re feeling gloomy at work, don’t think that it’s just you. According to the annual Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index, Americans are currently …

10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes,</i> a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares …

3 Retirement Mistakes You'll Come to Regret

Want to enjoy retirement to the fullest? Then steer clear of these major blunders.<p>On the road to retirement, countless seniors encounter their share …

OPEC's Oil Price Nightmare Is Coming True

The latest surge in U.S. oil output will probably hasten the country's rise to the top of the producer pile. More important, it's starting to look as …

Oil

Republicans have devised a new sinister way to cut Social Security

They’re a cunning lot, these elected Republican officials. In their latest plot to revoke the fundamental benefits that have saved millions of …

Almost Half of Retirees Spend More Than Expected on 2 Common Expenses

Make sure your planning prevents sticker shock in these major spending categories.<p>Let's face it: Planning for retirement is hard. There's no way to …

Here Are 7 Hidden Gems From Your Favorite Horror Directors

It's easy for horror directors to be pigeonholed. It seems to come with the territory.<p>If they've had success with one film, then that film winds up defining their entire <i>career</i>, whether that filmmaker likes it or not. Sometimes, though, these horror filmmakers make wild attempts with audacious films …

Horror

This New Tax Break Will Be a Lot More Popular Than Most Think

Look for a surprising number of unlikely winners to take advantage.<p>Headlines have trumpeted how big corporations have made out the best from the …

Retirement

12 months of smart money moves to end 2018 richer

Making small changes each month will leave you much better off.<p>The start of a new year is an optimum time to get your finances in order. While studies have shown that making financial resolutions actually makes a difference in your financial life, it's important to have a plan for concrete …

Personal Finance

Use Chargebacks Like an Insurance Policy for Internet Shopping

So you order something from eBay. Or Alibaba. Or some sketchy website you’ve never heard of, because it has the exact sneakers you want when nowhere …

Personal Finance