We help working stiffs get a leg-up on financial issues that are impacted by what you do when you’re on the clock at your job. From the right steps to take when asking for a raise to making sure you get the most out of your benefits, Debt.com helps you make sure your life around the office supports the life you want to live everywhere else.
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January 16, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Only 37 percent of employees will be getting paid to not work today. It’s an all-time high, but the rest of us will be working today.
January 10, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Forty percent of employers plan to hire permanent, full-time employees and 30 percent plan to hire part-timers this year, even as unemployment is at one of its lowest points in history.
January 5, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Companies could be doing their employees a huge service if they offered some — and sometimes better — student loan repayment assistance.
January 5, 2017 | Joe Pye
We’re getting paid vacation time, but not using all of it.
December 5, 2016 | Dori Zinn
All jobs in these fields average at least $20 an hour and are some of the fastest-growing positions in the labor market right now.
November 17, 2016 | Debt.com
It’s a rough time, but it doesn’t have to be a disastrous one.
November 7, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Most human resources managers agree that employees and managers should have gift exchanges, but admit there have been some really strange gifts given in the past that shouldn’t be repeated.
November 2, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Why do managers seem to always lose their cool in front of employees at holiday parties?
October 20, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Women who take career breaks could face a retirement savings shortfall of nearly $1.3 million.
August 25, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Salary tops the list, just barely — “benefits” and “fun” are next
August 22, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
They forget to do these four things when they apply for a job, and it costs them.
August 17, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Millennials are so worried about their current finances that they will never stop working.
August 11, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Most Americans can’t make ends meet within their minimum wage jobs.
July 18, 2016 | Dori Zinn
When it comes to what young people want at work, income is last on the list
June 24, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Who has time for time off? We’re too busy being distracted.
June 10, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
From skin to theft to insurance…
December 24, 2015 | John Rampton
Part 5 of 5 in our entrepreneur series. This week: Before you get started, you need to get started.
October 28, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader thinks he can make more money by working with his wife, but will he also make trouble?
September 17, 2015 | Debt.com
It’s not a hunch, it’s research.
June 16, 2015 | Brandon Ballenger
A new study highlights the most popular ways to slack — and we’ve got the remedies.
April 23, 2015 | Jess Miller
Here are the identity theft tactics security experts expect from hackers this year, and how they’re preparing to prevent it.
April 20, 2015 | Jess Miller
Every day is the boss’ day. Here’s how to say what you want on your day — and make sure you get something you want for Administrative Professionals Day.
March 12, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
The lesson from recent studies: If you don’t take some vacation, you’ll get sick and die.
February 26, 2015 | Jess Miller
It’s not the hacking you’ve heard of, but it has the potential to be create even more identity theft. And it’s so simple.
February 6, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
This week: You’re rude, sick, tired, and don’t get enough time off.
January 20, 2015 | Jess Miller
Using too many hand gestures, fidgeting, and bad posture can cause you to miss out on your dream job.
January 15, 2015 | John Rampton
Forget what you’ve been told your whole life — the early bird doesn’t always get the worm.
December 30, 2014 | Jess Miller
Americans have good reason to celebrate this holiday season. Here’s why.
December 22, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
If giving gifts to coworkers is stressing you out, try this.
December 8, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Here’s how to spend just the right amount — and make sure no one does anything stupid.
November 17, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
What bosses believe their employees want is far from true.
October 16, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
New studies show a lot of people want to be in charge but aren’t cut out for it. Here’s how to enjoy the perks of leadership without the work.
October 14, 2014 | Jess Miller
National Boss’s Day is October 16. Here’s how to show the boss your gratitude without breaking the bank.
October 2, 2014 | Jess Miller
Shifting employee expectations may lead to more work from home.
September 23, 2014 | Jess Miller
A new study suggests you’re not alone.
August 28, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Here are some ideas to cool off at work without getting in trouble — and how to make up for that lost productivity later.
August 25, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
How is it that your dog has life insurance, but you don’t have a 401(k)?
August 15, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
The economic recovery has meant lower-paying jobs but more spending and traveling.
August 12, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Lying on resumes isn’t rare but isn’t done well, either.
July 29, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Hate being professionally social? Good thing email and Facebook count.
July 28, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
You don’t need to make $100,000 a year to be happy with your work. Fact is, most people would keep working even if they won the lotto.
July 21, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Thanks to technology, nobody really works 40 hours a week anymore. At least not in America.
June 23, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Employers want low costs and high enrollment. Employees want low costs and clear options. And the human resources department just wants to stay sane.
June 17, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Believe it or not, only half involve technology.
June 13, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
When the going gets tough, some employees get going somewhere else.
May 30, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Do you work on the weekends? Nearly 1 in 5 employees do. And that pleases some people.
May 6, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Can’t sleep, so you can’t work, so you work late, so you can’t sleep. Then you get sick and blow your vacation days.
April 23, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
It’s Administrative Professionals Day. If you’re not already one, here’s the latest on how to become one.
April 10, 2014 | Andrea Richard
Occupy lunch room: You won’t want to skip lunch when you learn why not to.
March 18, 2014 | Lulu Ramadan
There are better ways to get out of work for a job interview than faking an illness. We’ll tell you how.