Determine if you're getting paid what you're worth.
- If it seems that you're working hard…and staying in the same place financially,…you're not alone.…In the U.S., wages have been essentially flat…since the early '70s,…despite enormous growth in the economy…and enormous productivity gains.…Managing your spending and putting your money to work…can have a huge impact on your overall financial health,…but there's an obvious way to bring in more money.…That's to determine whether…you're being paid what you're worth.…Now, most people believe they could…and should be getting paid more,…but remember an employer wants to maximize their revenue…while keeping costs under control.…
And no matter how much they love you,…you're still a cost,…so the process of getting paid more…isn't as simple as it seems.…Step one is to put aside emotion,…excitement, resentment, and grudges.…To determine if you're being paid what you're worth,…you need to be objective.…Then, set your expectations.…You could do all the right things,…but maybe your employer has frozen budgets…for raises for a year.…
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