• The Rich Really Are Different From the Rest of Us
    The differences between the rich and the poor go beyond their pocketbooks. The psychology of the rich is different than the psychology of the poor. The big question might be, are they born or made?
  • Ashton Kutcher Offering Career Advice for $5 an Hour
    Ashton Kutcher may be worth $140 million, but that isn’t stopping him from offering his "know-how" to professionals for $5 an hour. Save up your pennies, people. This may be the best $5 you’ve ever spent on your career.
  • Media Stereotypes Keeping Women Out of Tech?
    Could the media's bland stereotype of nerdy women be the reason why females are so underrepresented in technology careers?
  • What's the Best Time to Ask for a Raise?
    Timing is everything. Ask for a raise at the right time and for the right reasons, and you just might get it.
  • The 10 Worst Job Hunting Tips Ever

    The average number of people who apply for any given job is 118, with only 20 percent of those applicants being awarded an interview, according to a Forbes article. If you want to secure your chances at being part of that 20 percent, then be sure NOT to follow these 10 pieces of job hunting advice.

  • 5 Traits That Lady Gaga Has That Every Professional Needs
    Lady Gaga know what she's doing when it comes to personal branding, and more professionals could learn a thing or two if they followed her example. Here are five of the international pop star's traits that every professional needs to create a successful personal brand.
  • 'Hire' Education: What Makes You the Best Hire?
    Nowadays, simply having a degree doesn't guarantee a candidate an interview, so job seekers need to know what will make them stand out in the crowd. We'll take a look at the infographic beneath the cut to see how job-specific training makes you the best hire.
  • Ladies Edition: 7 Business Rules for an Empowering Career
    Too often women take a backseat in their careers because they’re too shy or insecure to go after what they truly want. Here are seven business rules to follow to empower professional gals to forge ahead in their careers with confidence and tact.
  • The Surprising Reason Workers Settle for Boring Jobs

    What would it take for you to stick with a job that you found mind-numbingly dull? If you're like most of us, you probably answered, "Stacks and stacks of cash." But recent research suggests that money isn't the major reason workers stay with jobs that bore them -- or at least, it isn't important in exactly the way you'd think.

  • Get a Raise By Asking Your Boss for a Job Analysis
    Want to score a nice raise this year? Ask your boss for a job analysis! A job analysis evaluates your current role based on four main factors that include: job tasks, work environment, compensation trends and individual performance. The better you can leverage your job analysis to prove you are a top performer, the better chance you have at earning a higher salary.
  • 401(k) Choices Smart People Make
    Retirement plans such as employer-sponsored 401(k) plans are designed to help people save for retirement by offering tax benefits and employer matching contributions. Make the most of them.
  • Master the Art of Hustling in Your Career
    If nice guys always finish last, then who finishes first? According to a recent Quora discussion, hustlers do. We’ll take a look at how having a hustler’s mentality in your career can help you finish first, too.
  • Does More Sex Equal More Money?
    If you want to raise your paycheck, should you focus on increasing your sexy time? According to one study, the answer appears to be yes.
  • How Much Money Should You Save for Retirement?

    Fifty-seven percent of U.S. workers have under $25,000 saved for retirement according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute. That's obviously far from enough to keep us solvent in our declining years, but how much money do we really need to retire comfortably?

  • How Much Do Interns Make at Facebook and Google? [Infographic]
    The short answer: A lot. In fact, the tech giants offer their software engineer interns pay and benefits that would make most of American wish they'd studied coding in college.
  • Rich People More Likely to Actually Take Candy From Babies (It's Science!)

    A recent series of studies shows that the wealthy are twice as three to four times more likely to blow a stop sign, four times as likely to cheat at dice, and twice as likely to actually steal candy from children. But more significantly, this research shows that money itself is the actual corrupting influence.

  • What's the Dumbest Thing You've Ever Spent Your Money On?

    A 12-year-old in France recently got arrested after stealing her neighbor's checks and using them to buy candy -- $3,300 worth of candy, that is. And while we're relatively certain she won't be adding "master criminal" to her resume, the Case of the Thief With the Sweet Tooth did make us think about money -- namely, the good and bad purchases we all make with our paychecks.

  • Why Big Companies Should Pay Workers More

    Could paying workers a living wage improve a company's bottom line as well? That's the possibility that Justin Fox explores in his recent column on HBR Blog Network.

  • Surprise: Most Rappers Lie About Their Money

    "Rapper" is perhaps the only job title we don't track in our Research Center. (Yet.) While we can't tell you whether hip-hop pays better on the east coast or the west, thanks to an interactive feature from Businessweek, we can definitively say that most are lying about what they make.

  • Will You Be Able to Retire Someday?
    Many of those in "retirement" hold down part-time jobs, others constantly worry about outliving their wealth. Managing money well now while you are young and working is critical to being able to retire someday.