One of the best things that can happen to you, from a personal finance perspective, is getting a raise. But most people don’t recognize that the people that get raises are the ones that ask for them.
Asking for a raise might sound scary for people who have never done it before. But there are some things you can do to make the process more approachable, and give yourself higher odds of success. First, always know what you’re worth. It’s not just about asking for more, but asking for a specific amount because its what you deserve.