Compensation and Benefits
August 22, 2013
My wife makes a lot more in salary than I do. At least that is the story that our salaries would tell you. However, she does not get a bonus...
July 15, 2013
Modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) can qualify you for a number of credits, benefits and exclusions, which makes it important to calculate for tax purposes.
In 2013, the calculation will be extremely important for students who are...
July 2, 2013
I recently house-sat for a family I know with a beautiful house and an amazing backyard. I was really excited to have the opportunity to stay on the “better” side of town and enjoy a shorter commute to work each day.
I was also looking...
June 25, 2013
Ever heard the saying “There is no such thing as a free lunch?”
Well, it can be true for the IRS, because if your employer provides that lunch free of charge, then the IRS could tax you on it.
June 20, 2013
NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Summer is in full swing, and many offices nationwide offer “summer Fridays” — flexible Friday schedules that allow employees to work a half-day or take the day off in...
June 4, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The job market for fresh college graduates may be strengthening, with 50 percent of U.S. employers say they plan to look among them to hire, according to CareerBuilder...
June 3, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The average U.S. adult works about 1,787 hours a year, which is the middle of the pack of the globe’s hardest-working countries.
The Organization For Economic Co...
May 28, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Should today’s college graduates be on the seven-year plan?
By that we mean looking seven years ahead so they can plan a career and estimate a salary —...
May 22, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Decision-makers at U.S. companies are big on education, enthusiasm, experience and personality when it comes to hiring after...
May 20, 2013
When the job market stinks, many college students take refuge in graduate school, figuring the time and money spent getting a master’s degree will boost their career prospects. But with the interest rate on student loans doubling to 6.8 percent...