Marketplace Money for Friday, August 3, 2012
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When it comes to haggling for a pay raise, women have been told that factors such as poor negotiating skills are reasons they're not getting what they want. Well, ladies, new research shows it's not all your fault. And, whatever happened to that whole good things come to those who wait idea? Turns out procrastination is good for you. And the first in a series of conversations about religion and money. This week, Islam.
Posted In: debt, white collar, blue collar, employment
A banker doesn't listen to her own advice and falls deep into credit card debt. She takes on a blue collar job to get herself back in the black.
Posted In: real estate, House, LEED, green
A study suggests that homes certified as environment-friendly do sell at a premium. But in terms of choosing which home to buy, it's still location, location, location first.