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Here's why you haven't gotten a raise

Employers in the U.S. are hiring, the nation’s unemployment rate is now at a rate considered near normal, and jobs are being filled across a range of industries, but there’s a missing piece of the puzzle: Paychecks still aren’t getting fatter despite improving labor market fundamentals. 459 more words


Why rebellious kids make more money later in life

Who knew not listening to your parents as a kid could pay off?

New research published in the journal Developmental Psychology found that children who didn’t listen to their parents growing up ended up with a higher income, according to… 176 more words


Hoping for a raise this year? How about a bonus instead?

Ever feel like you’re working harder for less money? It’s probably not all in your head.

Although it’s well-known by now that wage growth hasn’t kept up with productivity gains in recent years, the trend in base pay is even worse than most people realize. 454 more words


Want more customers? Lower your CEO’s pay.

Your CEO’s paycheck may be hurting your company’s bottom line.

That’s what a new study by the Harvard Business School’s Bhavya Mohan, Michael Norton, and Rohit Deshpandé shows. 445 more words


Martha Stewart is about to make some serious dough

Martha Stewart agreed to sell her media empire to Sequential Brands Monday in a deal that was worth $353 million, but there was very little announced about the fate of Stewart herself until today. 194 more words


This big retailer just raised its minimum wage for U.S. workers — again

Last June, Ikea announced it would raise its hourly minimum wage in U.S. stores from $9.17 to $10.76, a 17.3% hike. Now, almost exactly one year later to the day, Ikea is doing it again. 165 more words