For many of us, the new year is a chance to start fresh. A clean slate can be as exciting as a blank sheet of paper or a full carton of Cherry Garcia. Still, we want to be sure we remember the lessons we learned in 2012. In that spirit, we decided to put together a list of the top five most-read blog posts from 2012. As we try to get used to writing 2013, take a look back at your favorites from the PayScale blog.