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Why Women Don’t Ask for Raises (and How They Should!)

Why Women Don’t Ask for Raises (and How They Should!)

It's not simple to ask for a wage increase, especially for women. According to a 2024 survey by job listings service Indeed, more than half of women worldwide had never requested a raise. Three out of every four of the 43% who inquired got a wage raise.

Mar 08, 2024 09:20 AM EST


Good News for Value Seekers: Gap's Upbeat Results Point to Affordable Fashion Revival

Good News for Value Seekers: Gap's Upbeat Results Point to Affordable Fashion Revival

Due in large part to increased demand for its better product offerings at its Old Navy and namesake brands throughout the Christmas season as well as smaller markdowns, Gap exceeded Wall Street estimates for its fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday. In extended trading, the company's shares increased 4% to $20.05.

Mar 08, 2024 08:40 AM EST


NYCB Struggles: Is Your Money Safe? Here's What We Know

NYCB Struggles: Is Your Money Safe? Here's What We Know

Over the course of a difficult month, New York Community Bank saw a 7% decline in deposits as clients withdrew their funds from the local commercial bank.

Mar 08, 2024 01:58 AM EST


Toyota Hybrid

I Cancelled my Unused Subscriptions and Bought a Car

In this digital age, it's easier than ever to accumulate subscriptions that we forget about and rarely use. By routinely checking and eliminating these unused services, we can free up funds for more significant investments - like a brand-new car!

Mar 07, 2024 02:29 PM EST


Taxes

The Secret Way Congress Cuts Your Tax Breaks

In the end, the tax code is a labyrinth, and MAGI is just one of its many twists and turns. By shedding light on these hidden aspects, we can empower ourselves as taxpayers and advocate for a more transparent and equitable tax system.

Mar 07, 2024 02:02 PM EST


Five Tax-Savvy Moves to Kickstart Your New Year Right

The key to successful tax planning is staying informed and being proactive. So, why not add these tips to your New Year's resolutions?

Feb 28, 2024 12:30 PM EST


Why You Need to Know About New 2024 HSA Contribution Limits

HSAs are the holy grail of tax savings ...

Feb 21, 2024 02:03 PM EST


Taxes

Tax Planning 101: Your Roadmap to Keeping More of Your Money

Taxes are all about knowing the right moves to make ...

Feb 16, 2024 01:40 PM EST


Unveiling the Secret Savings Strategies of High-Rollers

Unveiling the Secret Savings Strategies of High-Rollers

Rich people frequently have different retirement demands than average people. Find out how much money is saved by those with high incomes and how to get your savings in order.

Feb 10, 2024 05:08 PM EST


Rising Costs Push Americans Deeper into Credit Card Debt

Rising Costs Push Americans Deeper into Credit Card Debt

Even if the US economy is doing well overall, some citizens have depleted their savings and accrued large credit card debt as a result of fighting inflation for more than two years.

Feb 07, 2024 07:02 AM EST


Financial Planning

10 Foolproof Steps to Start Investing Now - Even If You're a Complete Beginner

Before you dive headfirst into the deep end, take a moment to consider why you want to invest. Are you saving for retirement, hoping to buy a house, or funding your kids' college education?

Feb 05, 2024 05:54 PM EST


Can Apple's 4.5% APY Beat Your Bank?

Can Apple's 4.5% APY Beat Your Bank?

A lot of consumers went to savings accounts last spring to assist offset growing borrowing expenses in the face of high (and rising) interest rates. You were probably going to make far more money if you opened a high-yield savings account or certificate of deposit (CD) than if you had just kept your money in a conventional savings account, which still has an annual percentage rate (APY) of less than 0.50%. The electronics company Apple and its high-yield savings account for eligible Apple Care members attracted a lot of depositors during this period.

Jan 31, 2024 10:47 AM EST


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