How To Use Inflation To Get A Raise

Inflation is a term you hear politicians and economists throw around.  You hear teams like ‘the cost of a bundle of goods’ and other hyperbole, but what does it really mean?  More importantly, how can you use inflation number to make sure that you’re getting a decent salary increase? In economics, inflation is defined asContinue Reading

2010 Graduates in Jobs That Don’t Require BAs

For 2010 College graduates, employment opportunities were bleak.  While better than 2008, graduates with BAs increasingly found openings only in fields that their AA, and even high school diploma candidates could have landed. While there are a few high paying jobs that don’t require a college degree, most of these graduates aren’t landing those…they’re landingContinue Reading

Starting Salary for 2010 Graduates

It’s tough out there folks!  2010 graduates faced a tough entry level job market.  Every time you turn on the news, you hear something more depressing about the economy.  But, fear not, many 2010 graduates are getting high paying jobs.  Here are the top earnings numbers for bachelors degrees as reports by CNBC As canContinue Reading

Average Starting Salary for a CIA Political Analyst

Here’s a fun one for you.  Ready to move to our nation’s capital and join elite intelligence operatives, trotting the globe, drinking martinis (shaken, not stirred), dodging bullets etc etc.  Is it actually like that?  I don’t know, I don’t work for the CIA (or do I…) The average starting salary for a political analyst working at the CIAContinue Reading

Average Starting Salary for an MBA in Healthcare

Meet Tami: Tami did her undergraduate degree in Chemistry at San Diego State University, and recently graduated with an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) from UCLA.  She’s passionate about medicine, but more interested in the business of hospitals than in working directly with patients (blood, eck!) Here’s what Tami needs to know: What is theContinue Reading

What are the World’s Largest Investment Banks- 2011

Data pulled from the Financial Times Increasing fees means increased business and more employment needs.  Ready to to earn that I-Banking Starting Salary? Here are the top 5 Biggest I-Banks, including their percentage growth in the first 3 quarters of 2011 (numbers in $M) JP Morgan (14% increase) $4,199.74 Bank of America/Merrill Lynch (15% increase)Continue Reading

In Memory of Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was an icon, an innovator, an entrepreneur, and a visionary.  His products have changed for the better the day to day lives of HUNDREDS of millions of people.  Very few people in history can say that. Edison.  Guttenberg.  Bell. I’ll put Jobs in that list any day of the week. I’m writing thisContinue Reading

Average Starting Salary for a Junior Associate at an Investment Bank

Meet Calvin, from Cleveland, Ohio. Calvin recently graduated in the top 5% of her class with a bachelor degree from an elite ivy-league school.  Like many young midwesterners, the dreams of big money in the big city convinced him to get her degree in economics, and reading books like the Big Short and Liar’s Poker,Continue Reading

What’s the Average MBA Starting Salary?

Head back to school to get your Master’s in Business Administration did ya?  Or maybe you’re thinking about it? Well, if you get into Stanford, Harvard, Wharton, or Kellogg (links take you to their business school site), you’re probably good to go (momma will be SO proud) But, is the $100k+ price tag worth an MBA atContinue Reading

The Cost of Relocating

When swimming around the Shark Tank I occasionally flip through the good ole Wall Street Journal, steering clear of any politics and heading straight to personal finance.  I just want to get rich after all. Today they have a great article entitled The Cost of Relocating Trying to get the highest starting salary possible asContinue Reading

How To Use Inflation To Get A Raise

Inflation is a term you hear politicians and economists throw around.  You hear teams like ‘the cost of a bundle of goods’ and other hyperbole, but what does it really mean?  More importantly, how can you use inflation number to make sure that you’re getting a decent salary increase? In economics, inflation is defined asContinue Reading

2010 Graduates in Jobs That Don’t Require BAs

For 2010 College graduates, employment opportunities were bleak.  While better than 2008, graduates with BAs increasingly found openings only in fields that their AA, and even high school diploma candidates could have landed. While there are a few high paying jobs that don’t require a college degree, most of these graduates aren’t landing those…they’re landingContinue Reading

Starting Salary for 2010 Graduates

It’s tough out there folks!  2010 graduates faced a tough entry level job market.  Every time you turn on the news, you hear something more depressing about the economy.  But, fear not, many 2010 graduates are getting high paying jobs.  Here are the top earnings numbers for bachelors degrees as reports by CNBC As canContinue Reading

Average Starting Salary for a CIA Political Analyst

Here’s a fun one for you.  Ready to move to our nation’s capital and join elite intelligence operatives, trotting the globe, drinking martinis (shaken, not stirred), dodging bullets etc etc.  Is it actually like that?  I don’t know, I don’t work for the CIA (or do I…) The average starting salary for a political analyst working at the CIAContinue Reading

Average Starting Salary for an MBA in Healthcare

Meet Tami: Tami did her undergraduate degree in Chemistry at San Diego State University, and recently graduated with an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) from UCLA.  She’s passionate about medicine, but more interested in the business of hospitals than in working directly with patients (blood, eck!) Here’s what Tami needs to know: What is theContinue Reading

What are the World’s Largest Investment Banks- 2011

Data pulled from the Financial Times Increasing fees means increased business and more employment needs.  Ready to to earn that I-Banking Starting Salary? Here are the top 5 Biggest I-Banks, including their percentage growth in the first 3 quarters of 2011 (numbers in $M) JP Morgan (14% increase) $4,199.74 Bank of America/Merrill Lynch (15% increase)Continue Reading

In Memory of Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was an icon, an innovator, an entrepreneur, and a visionary.  His products have changed for the better the day to day lives of HUNDREDS of millions of people.  Very few people in history can say that. Edison.  Guttenberg.  Bell. I’ll put Jobs in that list any day of the week. I’m writing thisContinue Reading

Average Starting Salary for a Junior Associate at an Investment Bank

Meet Calvin, from Cleveland, Ohio. Calvin recently graduated in the top 5% of her class with a bachelor degree from an elite ivy-league school.  Like many young midwesterners, the dreams of big money in the big city convinced him to get her degree in economics, and reading books like the Big Short and Liar’s Poker,Continue Reading

What’s the Average MBA Starting Salary?

Head back to school to get your Master’s in Business Administration did ya?  Or maybe you’re thinking about it? Well, if you get into Stanford, Harvard, Wharton, or Kellogg (links take you to their business school site), you’re probably good to go (momma will be SO proud) But, is the $100k+ price tag worth an MBA atContinue Reading

The Cost of Relocating

When swimming around the Shark Tank I occasionally flip through the good ole Wall Street Journal, steering clear of any politics and heading straight to personal finance.  I just want to get rich after all. Today they have a great article entitled The Cost of Relocating Trying to get the highest starting salary possible asContinue Reading