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It's been tough for some workers to increase their pay.

A quarter of Americans haven’t gotten a raise in years, and it’s part of a pattern that’s baffling economists

While a majority of workers have gotten a raise in the last year or so, about a quarter haven't increased their pay in over three years — or ever.
Forever 21 will shutter 350 stores globally.

Forever 21 has filed for bankruptcy, and you should spend your gift cards as soon as possible, expert says

Gift cards from Forever 21 should be spent as soon as possible, said Jay Klauminzer, CEO of Raise, a leading gift card marketplace.
If you've worked hard for a pay raise, don't take it for granted.

The first 3 things to do with your money when you get a raise or bonus

Despite the average American believing they deserve a raise, more than 70% aren't asking for one.

Employees of a Florida insurance company have to ask their coworkers to vote on whether they get a raise — and none of it is anonymous

If a majority of the company votes in favor of the raise, then it gets approved — but none of the votes are anonymous.
"How much do you make?" might send chills down your spine.

People are so desperate to keep their salaries secret that they won’t even reveal them to coworkers for $125 cash

"How much do you make?" might send chills down your spine. But transparency and knowing how much your coworkers make are important parts of salary negotiation.
Make sure you and your boss are on the same page. Libby Leffler pictured.

A former Googler and Facebook exec says a simple shift in mindset can help you land the raise you want

Before you ask for a raise from your boss, think about where they're coming from. That's according to Libby Leffler, a former Googler and Facebook executive. Leffler also said that you can negotiate things other than your salary, like benefits.
Some workers are getting new titles, but not a new salary.

More companies are offering promotions, but without the pay bump

The economy is in tip-top shape, but companies are still hesitant to give raises. In fact, promotions without raises are becoming more common, and it's not totally clear why companies aren't paying their workers more.
Don't leave money on the table. This is how to ask for a raise.

A 30-step plan to getting the raise you deserve

It's crucial to know how to ask for a raise. When to ask for a raise can also be tricky. Many Americans have never asked for a raise, but it could boost your income over the long-term.

16 signs you’re underpaid — and what to do about it

Knowing how to ask for a raise is a great way to avoid being underpaid. Still, many people feel they're not paid enough. If you feel overworked and underpaid, it's worth it to explore why you feel like your paycheck is too low and what to do about it.
Don't leave money on the table.

How much money to ask for during your next salary negotiation

Here's how to figure out the exact number to ask for.