Your job is your primary – if not your only – source of income to feed and support your budget. A job job at the right salary with the right benefits is critical to your ability to get ahead in the financial world so you can reach your goals. Unfortunately, people often don’t take the right steps to advance their careers, salaries, and benefits access in order to get ahead. We have the latest employment news that affects your budget and ability to maintain stability. Learn how to get ahead at your job and how to find employment that supports your financial goals so you can achieve the lifestyle you want.
August 17th, 2016 | Meghan Alard
More and more states are restricting employer credit checks as an unfair practice for job candidates hit by the Great Recession. Check out our map.
July 6th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
We’ve got the top 10 weirdest ways that employees end up wasting time at work – just be careful not to lose your job reading this post!
February 29th, 2016 | Meghan Alard
As SBOs turn to retirement benefits like 401(k) plans with match contributions to stay competitive in the job market, employees reap the rewards.
January 25th, 2016 | Monica Victor
The prospect of landing a job in 2016 is highly likely and it looks like jobseekers have more to choose from and more to say when it comes to income.
January 8th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
Employees often undervalue the financial impact of employer benefits packages. Consolidated Credit has advice for doing more with the benefits you get.
Employment, Financial Wellness
October 5th, 2015 | Meghan Alard
If you have less than perfect credit a new bill in the House Financial Services Committee may remove the worry of losing job opportunities due to bad credit.
Credit Score, Employment
July 27th, 2015 | Monica Victor
Employees say they deserve a raise but would rather do a root canal instead of asking. But confidence and knowledge of their worth are key when facing their boss.
May 13th, 2015 | Monica Victor
In 2014 more college grads were hired on a temporary basis. This year fewer will be hired but for those who do it will be long term. Where are these jobs?
Employment, Young Consumers
April 9th, 2015 | April Lewis-Parks
More than half of people with money problems say it decreases their efficiency at work. Many would utilize company financial education if it’s free.
February 4th, 2015 | April Lewis-Parks
Another study shows it’s the right time to ask for a raise. Consolidated Credit has the Top 4 dos and don’ts for getting the raise you deserve.