Monthly Archives: October 2011

Is Now the Time to Ask for a Raise?

Now might be just the time to ask for a raise. If you think that you should be paid more, you can get a little bump in salary, just for asking. But you have to ask right. If you don’t pay attention to what’s going on around you, and if you aren’t already showing that you are valuable enough to warrant a raise, you will be shut down. Here some things to keep in mind as you ask for a raise:>>> [Read More]

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Do I REALLY Need a Better Phone?

One of the things I did quite a bit at the Financial Blogger Conference this weekend was “show off” my Tracfone flip phone. It was probably more of a function of my deep-down jealousy. Because, let’s be honest, when you go to a blogger conference you see a lot of fancy smart phones — even frugality bloggers have much fancier phones than I do, and I’m not a penny pincher by any stretch. I tend to walk away from these conferences thinking that I need a smart phone.>>> [Read More]

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