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9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

Edmunds recommends 15 used cars for under $15K

Depreciation may be the bane of new-car buyers, but it's also the reason so many shoppers buy used. We scoured our annual Edmunds New Car Buying …

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

7 smart money moves to make before 2018 — to end up richer in the new year

Stressing about money as you make your holiday gift list — and shell out hundreds of dollars for holiday travel? While it’s easy to overspend in …

Personal Finance

34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Alright, here it is: the book list to end all …

After Equifax Hack, Calls For Big Changes In Credit Reporting Industry

This past spring, David Mifflin looked at his credit report online and saw that something wasn't right.<p>There were inquiries from Chase Bank about an application for a credit card that someone was trying to open in his name. Mifflin, who lives in San Antonio, says he called the bank and was told the …

IRS Announces 2018 Tax Brackets, Standard Deduction Amounts, And More

(<i>Update:</i> If you’ve come here looking for the now-defunct 2018 tax rates as released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in 2017, you’re in the right place. But I suspect you’re looking for the revised tax rates following tax reform. You’ll find those here.)<p>The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has …

Retirement

Sample Resignation Letters to Use if You're Retiring

Retirement Resignation Letter Examples<p>Updated May 07, 2018<p>Are you ready to let your employer know that you're retiring? If so, it’s a good idea to …

Retirement

Applying for a Job? What to Put in the Email Subject Line

These days, a lot of your job search, networking, and other business communication is conducted via email. Employers receive tons of emails a day, …

Employment

4 Ways To Predict A Candidate's Job Success (That Work Much Better Than A Traditional Job Interview)

Despite the fact that interviewing is one the cornerstones of the hiring process, it is remarkably ineffective in truly predicting if a candidate will be successful on the job. Try these instead for some of your key jobs.<p>Most of us have interviewed lots of candidates over the years for really …

Human Resources

How to Help Your Kid Get a Credit Card in College

Once the graduation confetti settles, you should mentally add “help your kid get a credit card” to your parental pre-college checklist. But getting a …

5 Money Mistakes That Are Ruining Your Credit

Is your credit score holding you back? Have you ever wondered why it’s lower than you think it should be?<p>Many people don’t know what they’ve done to …

Personal Finance

Here's a Solid List of 10 Great Books for Sustainable Investors

A List of 10 Great Books for Sustainable Investors<p>Updated July 18, 2017<p>The list of books on sustainable and socially responsible investing, corporate …

Teaching Your Kids About Money | Investopedia

What is one of the best gifts you can give your children? No, it is not the latest toy or electronic gadget, it's teaching them sound personal …

Personal Finance

Guide to Car Lease Terms

Leasing has its own language. To successfully navigate the new car lease process, it helps to be familiar with the following business terms. The …

Personal Finance

Top 3 credit score questions

From carrying a balance to cancelling your credit card, there are a number of ways your financial decisions can affect your credit score. Learn about …

8 steps to buying your first car

Buying your first car can be a confusing process. Use these 8 tips to help guide you through the car buying process.<p>One of the most exciting moments …

Personal Finance

The minimalist guide to simplifying your finances

Could you adapt to the idea of being a minimalist? Well, the thought of having the bare minimum number of items to live with is a difficult pill to …

Personal Finance

3 Personal Finance Authors Share Their Summer Reading Lists

This summer, while lounging by the pool, why not pick up a little summer reading to help you learn something new?<p>As a kid, summer reading was likely the bane of your existence, but as an adult, it’s truly the opportunity to soak in a little knowledge as you soak up the sun.<p>To help you expand your …

Seven Things Your LinkedIn Profile Says About You -- Like It Or Not

Dear Liz,<p>I’m having a hard time updating my LinkedIn profile. I have great skills (in my opinion) but most of my experience is with tools and technology that are also very common.<p>Part of me wants to stand out, but a lot of my friends have told me “Look, LinkedIn is like a fruit market. You list …

6 questions you should ask before accepting a job offer

As executive coach Karen Elizaga explains, "It's important to look at an interview as a two-way street. Of course, you want the job—but you want to make sure that wherever you land, it is a place that you want to be. Like a date, you and the employer are checking each other out for shared …

How to Interpret a Financial Statement

When you are are using financial statements as a management tool, you will need to learn how to interpret them. The same accounting data is used to …

Investing

5 interview hacks to crush it and land the job of your dreams

You have more control than you think in a job interview -- it's up to you to take it.<p>Employers say that even though an interview can be a formality, you need to actively prepare and listen for cues in order to stand out.<p>We talked to seasoned employers, who have clocked thousands of interviews …

Why LinkedIn Is About to Become Scary Good

With its recent unveiling of some new, data-driven user engagement tools, LinkedIn is setting the stage to become an indispensable tool in B2B sales and marketing.<p>If you are still not convinced of the power of LinkedIn for sales and marketing, listen to this announcement about the platform's …

sales

Use These Letter and Email Examples to Ask for a Referral

Sample Referral Letters and Emails for Career Networking<p>Updated January 31, 2018<p>Eighty percent of job seekers say their network has helped them get a …

Dudes: Ladies say this money mistake is a major turn off

Talking about money on a first date is typically taboo. But knowing your date's financial status early on could play a major role in how things play …

A relationship expert says one word can defuse a fight with your partner — but most people don't use it enough

Being in a long-term relationship means that your partner gets to know you really well — which is a perfectly double-edged sword.<p>On the one hand, you can be yourself around them— your unfiltered, sometimes un-showered, lame-joke-telling self. On the other hand, they eventually learn better than …

Money Milestones: This is how your finances should look in your late 20s

As soon as Tsering Yangchen, a 25-year-old publicist in Minneapolis, started her first job out of college she signed up for her company’s 401(k) …

Personal Finance

If you're using LinkedIn like a digital résumé, you're doing it all wrong

In fact, 87% of recruiters leverage LinkedIn to find high quality candidates.<p>This is great news for us because it means that, with the right set up, your LinkedIn profile can become a passive lead generator for new opportunities.<p>However, if your profile looks like everyone else's, your chances of …

Now Hiring: Top 5 Industries If You're Looking for a Job

Unemployment just hit its lowest level in a decade, and it's partly because of these industries.<p>By many measures the job market is in its best shape since before the Great Recession. The unemployment rate is just 4.4 percent, its lowest level in a decade. Employers have added a solid average of …

Employment