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Americans Would Take an 8% Pay Cut if They Could Work From Home

If you would take a pay cut for the option to work at home, you aren’t alone.

Workers, on average, are willing to take an 8% pay cut if they could work from home, according to a… 322 more words


The Best Colleges for Your Money

If you (or your offspring) applied to Harvard or Princeton but didn’t get in, cheer up. According to PayScale’s 2016 College Salary Report, degrees from plenty of other colleges pay better anyway. 287 more words


Even For Mobsters Getting A College Degree Pays Off

Education is good for your paycheck—even if you’re a mobster.

That’s the finding of research by a British university, which focused on the education levels of members of the Italian-American mafia between the 1930s and 1960s. 423 more words


How One Woman Negotiated a Nearly $20,000 Pay Increase

Clare Klemmer is not lacking in confidence. The 26-year-old New Yorker is exuberant, self-assured, and funny—until it comes to asking her employer for more money. Her financial shyness puts her smack in the majority of professional women who… 591 more words


Obamacare Isn't Stopping Doctors' Incomes From Soaring

America’s doctors are healthier than ever.

Far from flattening, as some Obamacare experts predicted, or even waxing in low-single digits like salaries for contractors, lending officers, beauticians, and most other workers, pay for doctors is surging. 1,693 more words


Congress Scrutinizes Pay T.V. Billing, Competitive Practices

(Reuters) – A U.S. Senate panel disclosed Thursday it is investigating pay TV competition and customer service issues and will call executives from top cable and satellite providers to testify. 405 more words


Salary Negotiation Tips From a Former FBI Hostage Negotiator

This piece originally appeared on Monster.com.

So you’ve been offered a great new job. Terrific, but you’re not done yet. You still have to settle on pay—and for most of us, the art of negotiation is intimidating to say the least. 528 more words