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Personal Finance

When wives earn more than their husbands, they both lie about it

The question of who makes more in a relationship makes some couples so uncomfortable that they are willing to lie on the record about how much they earn.


These are the jobs with the biggest pay-increase potential

Hoping to get a raise this year? Better be in the right industry. analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to uncover the careers most likely to provide pay increases and then broke it down by gender.


These are the worst job markets for 2018

When it comes to finding a decent, well-paying job, you may want to avoid these cities. These areas have the bleakest outlook on employment.

Personal Finance

Mapping the best (and worst) places for Millennials to make a living

Our new map highlights the parts of the country where millennials are earning the most (and least) on an adjusted basis.


Survey: 20% of Americans say they ‘don’t follow a monthly budget’

While 31% of Americans have at least six months' worth of money put aside for emergencies, but recent data shows that 20% don't use a budget.


Survey: 58% of top managers say they give counteroffers to employees planning to leave

Many employees eventually jump ship at work, but some managers do what they can to make them stay — by throwing more cash their way.


16 signs you’re underpaid – and what you can do about it

You might be underpaid: Here are some signs that your salary is too low and you ought to ask for a raise, as well as steps to do it.


Does thinking you look fat affect how much money you earn?

Does our own perception of our bodies, even when incorrect, make a difference? In other words, does thinking about weight affect your wages?


Workers quitting their jobs at fastest rate since 2001

The number of people quitting their jobs is the highest it has been since 2001 – rising 2.4% for an increase of 212,000 – to a total of 3.3 million.

Personal Finance

How to get the raise you deserve when you work from home

To advance yourself and your income, you need to help close the gap. Elevate your professional self and get the raise you deserve as a remote worker.


Vitamin sea: The importance of taking an annual vacation

The use of an annual vacation will enable you to disconnect, re-charge and could also improve your productivity upon your return.


Survey: The cities with the most employees who would jump ship for a higher salary

The cities with the most employees willing to leave their job for more money and the other top reasons people would "most likely" leave.

Personal Finance

5 deadly investment mistakes you must avoid

Making an investment is both a terrifying and satisfying thing to do. For one, you know that you are going to enjoy some prolific benefits if your investment bears fruits. You also know that you might lose everything if anything goes awry. These contrasting qualities make many people both eager and reluctant to get into the business.


Research: Women who downplay gender get ahead at work

What does it mean to lead authentically when you are a woman in power? Do you play up the fact that you are a woman or do you hide it? New research advises women to leave gender out of it, finding it to be a limiting construct.


Revealed: The 20 companies with the best pay gaps between CEOs and workers

We recently released a new visualization highlighting companies with the largest pay gaps between their CEOs and their average worker. The latest SEC rule requiring companies to publish these figures doesn’t always mean that a company is put in a negative light. In fact, the figures also indicate the companies where the average Joe and a CEO aren’t so far apart on the pay scale.


These are the 10 cities where a $100K salary is considered low

Between housing costs, taxes and childcare that paycheck will go very fast in these 10 cities.


How to find out if you’re underpaid

How do you know if you’re being chronically underpaid? Use these sleuthing strategies to get started.


Occupations with the largest gender pay gap

These are the occupations that have the largest gender pay gap in favor of men for all full-time employees aged 25 to 35.


Survey: Here’s how much of a pay cut people would take to spend more time on other priorities

Money isn't everything to everyone — even in the working world. Research shows that employees think there's more to life than a paycheck.

Personal Finance

These are the 25 best cities in America for renters

Sometimes renting can be just as difficult as homeownership. The most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that the average renting household spends 29.9% of their income on rent.


Survey: 86% of Americans would like their partner to be happy at work, but paid less

Americans are willing to sacrifice money for happiness: 86% would rather have a partner working in a position where they were happy, but making less money.

Office Culture

Men in finance see workplace as meritocracy. Women don’t see the same

Meritocracy or not? While seven in ten male respondents agreed “men and women are promoted at an equal rate,” less than half of female respondents agreed with the statement.

Office Life

Should you accept a promotion without a raise?

Here’s what you can do if you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of earning a promotion you want to accept — without a bump in compensation.


Survey: ‘Lazy’ is the most annoying Millennial workplace stereotype

New research on working Millennials shows that by far, the most annoying "workplace stereotype" about this generation is that they're "lazy."

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This is how you can tell when someone is lying on their resume

Ladders talked with Amanda Augustine, career advice expert for TopResume, to try to understand the motivation behind embellishing on your resume and how you can tell when someone is.