You might think that just because you’re educated and trained, you’ll automatically get a job that pays well. What plenty of evidence, including our own PayScale Salary Survey, can show you is that it simply isn’t …
Forty percent of us still think it's pretty common to go from poverty to wealth in the U.S., according to research from the Economic Mobility Project of the Pew Charitable Trusts, quoted in the Wall Street Journal. The reality is quite different: only 4 percent of Americans go from rags to riches.
Location, location, location – it’s not just a real estate cliche anymore. Turns out, where you grow up likely impacts your earning potential as an adult.