Good news single ladies! You are actually giving yourselves more economic benefits by putting off marriage. On average, brides are 26.5 years old and grooms are 28.7 when they head to the altar, according to the authors of the report, “Knot Yet,”which was released Friday by the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia. According to the study, young people who finish their education, get established in their careers and then get married are better off financially. This explains how the women on Sex & the City were able to dress so well. More
I find it pretty hard to get excited about my bank account, but when my first paycheck was paid in, my heart did a little jump for joy.
There was something about seeing the new figure that made me smile—and breathe a sigh of relief at the same time! More
Your boss is likely to be a very powerful influence on your day-to-day work experience. A good boss can lift you up and motivate you in ways you never thought possible, while a bad boss can turn your life into a nightmare. But do some jobs have a tendency to leave employees hating their bosses more than others? More
Feeling good about your career success this Monday morning? Savoring the successful completion of a recent project, or anticipating the possibility of a raise? Well, I’m sorry to do this to you, but here’s some news that will make you want to give up and go back to bed: The Kardashians are worth $80 million dollars, minimum. But don’t feel too bad! You see, they work really, really hard, according to them. More
If you cringed when you saw your first paycheck in 2013, you’re not alone.
As we previously reported, the increase in payroll taxes that hit on January 1 meant that workers making $41,000, the average nationwide salary, saw $64 less in take-home pay a month, translating to nearly $770 less for the year.
It’s Wednesday so we thought we would make you feel bummed out about the direction in which your life is headed. In addition to being born/adopted into unimaginable wealth and privilege, the Jolie-Pitt kids are also bringing in their own money. According to TMZ, Vivienne, the youngest child of the Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, has a small role in the upcoming film Maleficent starring her mother. Guess how much she made for her week of work? A cool $3,000. More
It’s (depressing) conventional wisdom that taking time off after you have a baby hurts your income long into the future. It may sound pleasant to duck out of the workforce for a couple of years while your kids are infants and toddlers, but the penalties are severe. Sylvia Ann Hewlett‘s research, for example, shows that when women take three or more years away from the workforce, they lose a shocking 37% of their income. But new data this week suggests there’s a way to at least lessen the effect of taking a long maternity leave. More
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For most, choosing a career means following a deep-rooted passion. When you truly have a love for what you do, money seems to fall out of the picture. But sometimes it’s hard not to be curious with regard to which majors and future careers are bringing in the largest starting salaries. So, which new college graduates brought in the top salaries in 2012?
A master’s degree is the new bachelor’s degree, the New York Times declared in a 2011 article about “credential inflation”: Jobs that once required only a four-year college degree now require at least a few years of grad school. Presumably, that means a bachelor’s degree is the new associate’s degree. So where does leave the poor associate’s? Fear not! CareerBuilder recently assembled a list of the top-paying jobs that require only an associate’s degree. More
Picking a career in a growing industry may make it easier to land a job.
The good news is that some of these sought-after positions also pay really well.
While I was perusing Twitter this morning, I came across an AOL jobs piece titled Tactics That Will Help You Get a Raise (If You’re Female). I’m sure plenty of people reading this piece were hoping to get some concrete advice regarding navigating the workplace structures that contribute to the gender wage gap, but unfortunately, this article’s advice only seemed to perpetuate the problem. More
To increase your earnings…
You’ve got to believe that you’re worth it. It all starts there. You can hesitate and be doubtful, you can even worry that you won’t get what you want, but in your heart of hearts, you have to fully claim that you’re worthy — and amazing. More