On Getting a Raise and a $1,000 Giveaway


By Carlos Portocarrero

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Couple of good links to share today about getting a raise.

Why You Shouldn’t Wait Til Next Year to Ask for a Raise: Sweating the Big Stuff has a post that shows how important a raise can be over time and how much money you’re leaving on the table. Even the tiniest raise can snowball into a lot of money over time, so if you’re putting off asking for a raise read this first.

5 Options for Earning More Money: Passive Panda looks at five different ways to make money and winds up recommending something he calls The Remora Method. Exotic as it seems, I think he makes getting a raise sound nearly impossible for most people. Not true…and something I hope to shed more light on in the coming days.

$1,000 Giveaway: Ramit is giving away $1,000 as a social experiment. He wants to know what people would do with some free cash. Hit up the link and enter to win.


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