Following These 7 Tips Increased My Salary Over 400%

Following These 7 Tips Increased My Salary Over 400%

In my behind-the-scenes interview with YahooFinance: 4 Tips to Increase Your Salary — thank you to the CBS News Pannel and former guest Jeanie Anh (PB81: Don’t Leave Money on the Table ft. Jeanie Ahn) — I was asked to share seven tips that helped increase my salary...
We Finally Got Our FICO Credit Scores Over 800, Here’s How

We Finally Got Our FICO Credit Scores Over 800, Here’s How

Advertiser Disclosure Rich and I finally got (broke?) into the 800 FICO Credit Score Club! It took a lot of hard work and research. We researched anything we could to help us get more information to help us. We also found out a load of not so relevant stuff like how...

What We Wish We Knew About Money in Our 20s – PB95

On the show, today Rich and Marcus discuss millennial money advice learned from the 15 personal finance books Marcus set out to read in 2018. So far Marcus has read 10 of them. The guys share the lessons learned from these books and give you recommendations on which...

Spend Responsibly on Needs and Budget for Wants – PB94

Marcus kicks off the show recapping a recent trip he took to NYC, for a Yahoo Finance interview. On his way to the hotel, he get’s convinced to hop in a sketchy Uber-like service and is hit with a huge bill at the end of his ride. If you have a similar tale of Uber in...
The Art of Winning – PB92

The Art of Winning – PB92

It’s 6-months into the year. Do you know where your finances are? Well, we declared our positive affirmations and #FinGoals for 2018 on PB80: It’s Never Too Late to Get Started. For your benefit and ours, we’re going back to the future with a much needed...
Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin

Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin

We’re reading 15 of the best Personal Finance books so you don’t have to. Join our weekly newsletter for more free career advice, tips for debt free planning, interesting articles and news and to receive our 15 Minute Money Plan. Summary: An honest book that forces...
CBSN: Eye on Money ft. Paychecks and Balances (Video)

CBSN: Eye on Money ft. Paychecks and Balances (Video)

Marcus joins CBS News host Tanya Rivero to discuss his book, Debt Free or Die Trying, and how to rebuild your credit for CBSN ‘Eye on Money’ series. Check out the video below or click here. References Mentioned by Marcus on This Show 4-Step Plan for...
It’s Time to Raise That Credit Score!

It’s Time to Raise That Credit Score!

This week we’re back with a replay of one of our favorite episodes! Liz Weston shares the truth about credit. Liz is a Columnist and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) whose goal is to help us get smarter about money. She’s the author of five books including the...
The Three Levels to Financial Freedom – PB90

The Three Levels to Financial Freedom – PB90

There’s levels to adulting and someone lost the instruction book, but we got you! This week Rich and I talk about the steps we followed in pursuit of financial independence. You’ll hear how even simple changes in your day-to-day routine can lead to huge...
Investing Made Easy ft. Tela Holcomb – PB88

Investing Made Easy ft. Tela Holcomb – PB88

In our final week of Financial Literacy Month, Tela Holcomb joins us to discuss the stock market in plain English (Yes, we asked her about Bitcoin!). Tela is a stocks and options trader, mom, and wife who is focused on spending the most of her time living the life she...
I Will Teach You To Be Rich by Ramit Sethi

I Will Teach You To Be Rich by Ramit Sethi

We’re reading 15 of the best Personal Finance books so you don’t have to. You can also join our weekly newsletter for free career advice, debt free and money management tips or check out our personal finance tools page powered by NerdWallet. Summary: A light-hearted...
PB86: Banish the Balance ft. Tonya Rapley

PB86: Banish the Balance ft. Tonya Rapley

Continuing our guest interviews for National Financial Literacy Month April 2018, we welcome back Tonya Rapley (ICYMI – PB29: My Fab Finance ft. Tonya Rapley). Since the last time she was on our show, Mrs. Rapley has secured several bags. For the newly...
Learn Your F.I.R.E. Number with This Free 15 Minute Tool

Learn Your F.I.R.E. Number with This Free 15 Minute Tool

Paychecks & Balances is a fun and informative podcast covering work and money for rising professionals with hosts Rich @IamRichJones and Marcus @THEMarcusGarret. Read more about us here or visit Ask P&B to submit your questions! – Rich & Marcus This...
PB85: Afford Anything ft. Paula Pant

PB85: Afford Anything ft. Paula Pant

Kicking off National Financial Literacy Month 2018 right, we’re joined by Paula Pant of the Afford Anything website and podcast. When Paula graduated from college she did what society expected: she got a regular schmegular job. But, like many of us, she soon...
The Automatic Millionaire by David Bach

The Automatic Millionaire by David Bach

We’re reading 15 of the best Personal Finance books so you don’t have to. You can also join our weekly newsletter for free career advice, debt free and money management tips or check out our personal finance tools page powered by NerdWallet. You can learn...
PB84: Automate Your Way to Saving 1x Your Income

PB84: Automate Your Way to Saving 1x Your Income

On this week’s P&B Money Minute we discuss how to save 1x your income by age 30 and 3x by age 40 using a few automated tools we recommend. Marcus reveals why he finally logged back into his retirement accounts after a 12-month hiatus and the three step...
PB83: Stay Ready

PB83: Stay Ready

Rich brings back the This Week in Work segment, covering the importance of staying ready in life and at work. Our discussion covers: What to do when your company is downsizing or you might be facing a potential layoff Why you may want to consider having TWO...
PB80: It’s Never Too Late to Get Started

PB80: It’s Never Too Late to Get Started

A goal without a plan will remain a dream without a reality. On this week’s show, we talk about the importance of clearly defining your goals and the small differences that define why some people succeed while others procrastinate. Using a variety of practices,...
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

We have a “10 pages a day” challenge you can learn more about here: If You Have 10 Minutes, You Can Read a Book a Month. There you will find the full list of all the personal finance and professional development books we recommend. You can also join our weekly...
The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley

We have a “10 pages a day” challenge you can learn more about here: If You Have 10 Minutes, You Can Read a Book a Month. There you will find the full list of all the personal finance and professional development books we recommend. You can also join our weekly...
PB76: 5 Tips to Get Your Work & Money Up in 2018

PB76: 5 Tips to Get Your Work & Money Up in 2018

This Week in Work segment returns! This is the segment of PB where we help you crack the professional code and discuss stories and topics relevant to the workplace. This week we’re talking about five things you can do in 2018 to get both your work and money up. We...
Review: Good to Great by Jim Collins

Review: Good to Great by Jim Collins

We have a “10 pages a day” challenge you can read more about here: If You Have 10 Minutes, You Can Read a Book a Month. There you will also find the full list of all the personal finance and professional development books we’re reading or join our newsletter for our...
Review: Dollars and Sense by Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler

Review: Dollars and Sense by Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler

We have a “10 pages a day” challenge you can read more about here: If You Have 10 Minutes, You Can Read a Book a Month. There you will also find the full list of all the personal finance and professional development books we’re reading or join our newsletter for our...
The First Time I Fell In Love with Debt: Part 2 (Video)

The First Time I Fell In Love with Debt: Part 2 (Video)

On August 14, 2016, I released Debt Free or Die Trying: How I Buried Myself in Over $30,000 in Debt and Dug My Way Out by Age 30. The book tells the good, the bad, the ups and the downs, the mistakes I and others made, and the lessons I and we learned....
PB71: Financial Residency ft. Ryan Inman

PB71: Financial Residency ft. Ryan Inman

This week we’re joined by Ryan Inman of Physicianwealthservices.com and the Financial Residency podcast. Ryan got even more passionate about the field of personal finance when his wife was in residency and she began to pass along information that she received...
PB70: Make Money Moves

PB70: Make Money Moves

Staying employed at the same company for over two years, on average, can make you earn 50% less over the life of your career according to a recent Forbes analysis. On this week’s show, Rich and I discuss the pros and cons of maximizing your money moves and...
Should I Buy My First Home or Save More Money?

Should I Buy My First Home or Save More Money?

The following question has been edited into a Q&A format and some details may have been changed to keep our listeners’ information anonymous. Let us know what you think in the comments below, or if you have your own question, use the ASK P&B button!...
PB68: Don’t Cost Yourself $600K!

PB68: Don’t Cost Yourself $600K!

  There are two truths we all hold self-evident in our careers: 1) it’s always Happy Hour somewhere or 2) performance review season. With these facts of career life in mind, the best time to start your self-evaluation was yesterday and the next best time is...
The Dos and Donts of Money: Review

The Dos and Donts of Money: Review

We have a “10 pages a day” challenge you can join here: If You Have 10 Minutes, You Can Read a Book a Month. You can see a full list of all the personal finance and professional development books we’re reading by clicking here or join our newsletter for the latest...
The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey: Review

The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey: Review

If you’re new here, we have a “10 pages a day” challenge you can join: If You Have 10 Minutes, You Can Read a Book a Month. The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness was the first book I read in the series, however, you can see a...
Should I buy my leased vehicle when the term ends?

Should I buy my leased vehicle when the term ends?

The following question has been edited into a Q&A format. Some details have been changed to keep the listener’s information anonymous. Let us know what you think in the comments below, or if you have a question that needs answering, click the ASK P&B button!...
PB64: Taking the Stage & Telling Your Story

PB64: Taking the Stage & Telling Your Story

Thank God for granting us this moment of clarity, this moment of honesty, but today the world will feel our truth! We took a little time off for #selfcare and personal perspective but we’re back with more greatness with a LIVE recording from Podcast Movement...
PB63: Am I Overqualified and How Do I Fix This?

PB63: Am I Overqualified and How Do I Fix This?

We turned this week’s listener question into a minisode! Let us know what you think in the comments below, or if you have your own question, use the ASK P&B button. Justin left a voicemail to ask “when do you know if you’re overqualified”...
PB62: Financial Tidbits ft. Donna Freedman

PB62: Financial Tidbits ft. Donna Freedman

You may remember Donna from our previous episode PB31: Save Where You Can ft. Donna Freedman. Donna’s back with a new book, Your Playbook For Tough Times Vol. 2, some great personal finance advice and much more! For those of you who are new here, Donna has been...
Do Credit Repair Companies Actually Work?

Do Credit Repair Companies Actually Work?

The following question has been edited into a Q&A format and some details may have been changed to keep our listeners’ information anonymous. Let us know what you think in the comments below, or if you have your own question, use the ASK P&B button! Hey...
When is it better to buy or lease my car?

When is it better to buy or lease my car?

The following question has been edited into a Q&A format and some details have been changed to keep the listener’s information anonymous. Let us know what you think in the comments below, or if you have a question that needs answering, click the ASK P&B...
PB59: Kids Cost What?!

PB59: Kids Cost What?!

The Money Minute A @PayBalances follower asks, “how would you change your budget if you had children?” We found that as of 2017, it costs up to $233,610 to raise a child from ages 0 to 17! We discuss how we would proactively adjust our personal finances...
PB58: Wait ‘Til I Get My Money Right

PB58: Wait ‘Til I Get My Money Right

  A new Money Minute inspired listener question and our drive to get our and your money right so we can stunt — responsibly and within our budgets, of course — on the haters! A This Week in Work update finds Rich delving even further into the seedy...
PB56: The Truth About Credit ft. Liz Weston

PB56: The Truth About Credit ft. Liz Weston

This week we’re joined by Liz Weston to discuss the truth about credit. Liz is a Columnist and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) whose goal is to help us get smarter about money. She’s the author of five books including the best-selling “Your Credit Score:...
PB54: A Thousand Debits + Getting Promoted

PB54: A Thousand Debits + Getting Promoted

While some folks are of the opinion that Millennial’s affinity for avocados is the only thing keeping us from owning homes, we here at Paychecks & Balances offer opinions you can actually use. Opinions based on math and common sense when common sense is as...
I Have a Budget But How Do I Stop Impulse Shopping?

I Have a Budget But How Do I Stop Impulse Shopping?

The following question has been edited into a Q&A format and some details have been changed to keep the listener’s information anonymous. Let us know what you think in the comments below, or if you have a question that needs answering, click the ASK P&B...
PB53: Broke Millennial ft. Erin Lowry

PB53: Broke Millennial ft. Erin Lowry

Ready to get your financial life together (#GYFLT)? Erin Lowry, creator of BrokeMillennial.com and author of Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together is here to help! Broke Millennial, the book, is a step-by-step guide on how to go from...
PB51: $500K Revisited ft. Financial Samurai

PB51: $500K Revisited ft. Financial Samurai

  Time to re-up and recycle the flow. What does that even mean? Well, this week we re-visit our fastest downloaded podcast ever, PB47: Barely Making It on $500K! As an added bonus, we feature half-man, half-legend and guest, the Financial Samurai himself! Financial...
PB48: Renting vs. Buying with Kirk Chisholm

PB48: Renting vs. Buying with Kirk Chisholm

The rent is too damn high! But, what happens when the mortgage is too high, also? Among many other quarter-to-midlife items on the must have crisis checklist, the “you need to buy a home” struggle is real. Whether we like it or not, many of us still see...
PB47: Barely Making It on $500K?!

PB47: Barely Making It on $500K?!

  Is it possible to live paycheck-to-paycheck on $500,000? This 30-year old couple thinks so. Join us this week as we review the budget read around the world and try to figure out how a couple making $500,000 before taxes can only have $7,300 in annual take-home...
PB44: Are We That Entitled?

PB44: Are We That Entitled?

We go to college to get our “dream jobs,” then we are unable to pursue our dreams because we need the income from the job to pay off the debt incurred from going to college. What a time to be alive! “Simon Sinek (age 43) spoke to The Independent about how...
PB43: How Much Will It Take?

PB43: How Much Will It Take?

“Days go slow. Years go fast.” – Marcus realizes in this week’s Money Minute and This Week in Work hybrid. Rich and Marcus realize that “life comes at you fast” is more than a catchy insurance commercial quote. On this episode, we...
PB39: Adaptable Adulting ft. Donovan Frost

PB39: Adaptable Adulting ft. Donovan Frost

We thought we’d give you a break from the old country for old men podcast with a guest feature with Donovan Frost, whom we had the pleasure of meeting at FinCon16. Donovan is a 25 year old Millennial and the one-man voice behind TheAdaptableAdult.com. Marcus...

PB38: Just the Tip

Rich and Marcus return this week with a Money Minute tip and This Week in Work. This is a classic Paychecks and Balances episode. Help us, help you make your money great again! On this show we discuss: Budgeting Sucks: Here’s how “just the tip” or...

PB37: His & Her Money ft. Tai & Talaat McNeely

  We welcome in 2017 with the awesome couple behind HisAndHerMoney.com, Tai and Talaat McNeely. His and Her Money is a journey of how two high school sweethearts fell in love, got married, but were total opposites when it came to handling their finances. Between being...
3 Tricks to Make Budgeting Suck Less

3 Tricks to Make Budgeting Suck Less

It’s been a while since I said this so I’ll repeat myself: Sticking to a budget sucks. There, I said it. I have a budget. I even spent a lot of time developing my budget like the helicopter parent of a small child, or “fur baby” if you’re a...
PB36: Wrapping Up 2016 + Survey Results

PB36: Wrapping Up 2016 + Survey Results

Tis the season for Paychecks & Balances annual wrap-up! This has been an awesome year for us but it’s all thanks to you! In 2016, we had our highest downloads, were recognized in the Black Voices in Business category of iTunes, attended FinCon2016 and in...
PB34: Become a Money Boss ft. J.D. Roth

PB34: Become a Money Boss ft. J.D. Roth

This week we’re humbled and happy to be joined by J.D. Roth, formerly of Get Rich Slowly, and now the mastermind behind MoneyBoss! JD is a true renaissance man — a description I didn’t quite make up but I feel doesn’t get used enough so here we...
PB33: Millennial Work & Money ft. LaTisha Styles

PB33: Millennial Work & Money ft. LaTisha Styles

We’re joined by Latisha Styles of LatishaStyles.com and YoungFinances.com. Latisha specializes in helping Millennial entrepreneurs focus their goals so they can maximize their returns. Latisha doesn’t just talk-the-talk, she walks the walk by relying on...
PB31: Save Where You Can ft. Donna Freedman

PB31: Save Where You Can ft. Donna Freedman

Donna Freedman’s motto: “I save where I can so I can spend where I want.” This week she teaches us how she does it. Donna is the author of Your Playbook For Tough Times: Living Large On Small Change, For The Short Term Or The Long Haul and she has over 20 years...
PB29: My Fab Finance ft. Tonya Rapley

PB29: My Fab Finance ft. Tonya Rapley

We’re back at it with a new episode! This week we’re joined by Tonya Rapley. Tonya runs My Fab Finance, a website dedicated to helping readers and listeners like you break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck so that you can live free and do more of...
PB28: Small Business Finance ft. Sylvia Inks

PB28: Small Business Finance ft. Sylvia Inks

This week we’re joined by Personal Finance Coach and author of Small Business Finance for the Busy Entrepreneur, Sylvia Inks! Sylvia is an experienced business consultant that worked for one of the largest professional services firms in the world before turning...

QA12: Should I Stay?

After the initial excitement of a new job opportunity wears off, a listener begins to wonder if this move was the right move after she is confronted with an unfortunate reality check underneath the surface. It turns out things are a little bit different behind the...
PB23: Mo Money, Mo Work

PB23: Mo Money, Mo Work

Marcus has an epiphany: “You can spend less money than you make or make more money than you spend.” What does that even mean?!!? Well, in the game of Paychecks & Balances you can work harder or you can work smarter. In this week’s Money Minute...
PB22: Debt Free Or Die Trying

PB22: Debt Free Or Die Trying

It’s hard to believe it. Marcus’ book — yes, the one he has been talking about for over 3 years — is finally available in stores in paperback and as an eBook. Visit paychecksandbalances.com/DebtFree to buy the book and learn more helpful tips...
QA11: I Want to Fix My Debt by My Birthday

QA11: I Want to Fix My Debt by My Birthday

We received two great debt-related questions this week. A listener recommends the “snowball” treatment, and another listener ask please help “fix my debt.” We’re always happy to answer the questions, you ask and we research! Excuse the...
PB20: Lifestyle Inflation + Millennials Winning!

PB20: Lifestyle Inflation + Millennials Winning!

THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED! WIM was finally released from protective custody this week, and in a double secret probation reveal, he is un-trapped from the closet as he discusses his upcoming book and his government name, and that’s just the first five...
QA9: Should I Leave My Job?

QA9: Should I Leave My Job?

It’s the question you hate to ask but may inevitably face: When Should I Leave My Job? This week, a listener wonder just that when a promising opportunity arises even though they weren’t even looking to leave their current job. I’ve currently been...
PB19: Make Yourself Indispensable

PB19: Make Yourself Indispensable

Optimist, Skeptics, and Cynics: which one are you? Fancy yourself a “Realist”? We discuss the three types and why it’s ok to occupy two of these groups, but not the third. This week’s motivational quote? “People who say it cannot be done should...
PB18: Cash Only

PB18: Cash Only

CASH ONLY! Are you living a cash only lifestyle? With help from MoneyQandA.com we discuss the pros and cons of leaving credit behind for the almighty dollar, dollar bill, yall. It’s not easy, but it can be done. But, is the cash only life for you? We talk about...
PB17: Gift Card Redemption + Unexpected Failure

PB17: Gift Card Redemption + Unexpected Failure

On this week’s Paychecks And Balances ‘Money Minute’ we discover some easy ways to find money that’s literally laying around your house. The average American has $100 in unused gift cards. Are you one of them? Pretty sure you’ve spent all...
QA8: A New Budgeting App and Question

QA8: A New Budgeting App and Question

This week a Listener Recommendation for a new budgeting app and a question about retirement investments leads us to a lengthy discussion on budgeting wins and fails. How can you stay faithful in a room full of clothes?! Well, it isn’t easy but someone’s...
PB16: Changing Careers Pt.2

PB16: Changing Careers Pt.2

This week we introduce a new segment: “The Money Minute.” On our first Money Minute we introduce NerdWallet’s 2015 AMERICAN HOUSEHOLD CREDIT CARD DEBT STUDY, which uses survey data to measure the average American’s household debt from credit...
PB14: Money in Relationships

PB14: Money in Relationships

This week we’re reminded about priorities: life vs. work. Adulting comes at you fast. Are Millennials destined to choose between work and life? Is the “work/life balance” a figment of our generation’s imagination? We try to figure it all out on...
PB12: Changing Careers Pt. 1

PB12: Changing Careers Pt. 1

http://rss.acast.com/paycheck/pb12-careerchangespt.1/media.mp3 This week a listener question leads to a thoughtful response from Rich and WIM on career choices and lessons learned. Thinking of a career change? This episode covers the advice we’ve used or heard...
QA7: Cover Letters & Info Interviews

QA7: Cover Letters & Info Interviews

http://rss.acast.com/paycheck/qa7-coverletters-infointerviews/media.mp3 We answered two listener questions this week. Have a question you’d like us to answer? Contact us! 1. Hey Rich and WIM! I love the show! It has been a wealth of information as I try to...
PB11: Credit Card Tips & Bad Money Habits

PB11: Credit Card Tips & Bad Money Habits

http://rss.acast.com/paycheck/pb11-creditcardtips-badmoneyhabits/media.mp3 This week we discuss why it’s important (and beneficial) to keep your income profile updated on your credit card(s). In the market for a new credit card? We also discuss the pros/cons and...
PB10: The Millennial Crisis

PB10: The Millennial Crisis

http://rss.acast.com/paycheck/pb10-themillennialcrisis/media.mp3 “The Millennials shall inherit the Earth.” – Ancient Internet Proverb In 2015, Millennials passed Baby Boomers as the largest generation. So, what now? Are we too young to start...
PB9: Confidence and Happiness at Work

PB9: Confidence and Happiness at Work

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/PB9.mp3 This week we follow-up on a success story from a listener’s following of our advice form PB8: Credit Roulette. On the career management and job front we discuss the following quote: What do you think? Is it...
PB8: Credit Roulette

PB8: Credit Roulette

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/PB8.mp3 PAYMENTS? Credit card, PAYMENTS? WE TALKING CREDIT CARDS PAYMENTS??? That’s right friends. We talking credit card payments. This week we also address two listener questions from our Twitter account:...
PB7: Career Moves in Your 20s and 30s

PB7: Career Moves in Your 20s and 30s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/PB7.mp3 On a quick note, Rich discusses the benefits of keeping your credit card information up-to-date (income, address, etc.). However, this week’s main topics? Career moves you can make in your 20s to win in your...
QA5: My Boss is Blatantly Discriminating!

QA5: My Boss is Blatantly Discriminating!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/QA5.mp3 We got some great feedback and some great questions this week! Check them out below. Have a question of your own? You ask the questions. We find the answers. Email us: info@paychecksandbalances.com My boss is...
PB6: How Much Can You Save?

PB6: How Much Can You Save?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/PB6.mp3 A listener comments, “I wish they’d mentioned earning more $$$!” Ask and ye shall receive! We’ve got good news and bad news. You can definitely make more money, but it’ll take a...
PB5: Watch Out for These Interview Questions

PB5: Watch Out for These Interview Questions

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/PB5.mp3 This week on Paychecks and Balances we discuss interview questions you should always be prepared to answer when you’re looking to secure that next paycheck. Topics include: how to prepare for an interview;...
QA4: Should I Take This $28K Pay Increase?

QA4: Should I Take This $28K Pay Increase?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/PBQA4.mp3 This week in PaychecksAndBalances Q&A: What’s up fellas, congrats on the new pod. You guys have helped me make some great moves in advancing my career. So thank you for that. I am currently working in...
PB4: Size Doesn’t Matter

PB4: Size Doesn’t Matter

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/PB4.mp3 Size doesn’t matter! Well, when it comes to your personal finances anyway. Do you have at least $2,000 in debt or more? Simply adding $10 extra dollars to your minimum payment can save you thousands...
QA3: 65% of Income on Rent?!

QA3: 65% of Income on Rent?!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/PBQA3.mp3 This week, Paychecks & Balances is happy to introduce “Ask a Professional.” We’ve realized that we don’t know everything, but we do know people who know a lot of answers to those...
PB3: Work Habits That Hold You Back Pt. 2

PB3: Work Habits That Hold You Back Pt. 2

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/PB3.mp3 Don’t call it a comeback! We’re back this week with Part 2 of Office Habits That Hold You Back. Picking up where we left off last week, we talk about how introverts can overcome the “why are you...
Q&A:  Applying to Multiple Jobs & Office Politics

Q&A: Applying to Multiple Jobs & Office Politics

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/QA2.mp3 Welcome to Paychecks & Balances Question and Answer. This week we answer the following: How do you handle a situation where someone that does not report to you isn’t doing their job but it is impacting...
PB2: Work Habits That Hold You Back Pt. 1

PB2: Work Habits That Hold You Back Pt. 1

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/PB2.mp3 On this week’s Paycheck & Balances we discuss tips for getting ahead at work and how the simple wording of an email might be holding you back. Do you find yourself apologizing too much for missing...
Q&A: We Talkin’ Work!

Q&A: We Talkin’ Work!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/PBQA.mp3 Welcome to Paychecks & Balances first Question and Answer session. This week we tackle two listener questions: In the middle of a job search (looking for more money & more responsibility) and just found...
PB1: The Paycheck Plateau

PB1: The Paycheck Plateau

http://traffic.libsyn.com/paychecksandbalances/PB1.mp3 Welcome to the first episode of Paychecks & Balances. We know time is money, so we didn’t waste any time tackling our first show topic: “Paycheck Plateaus.” What’s a Paycheck Plateau?...