Amanda Stanhaus

Dow Jones Industrial Average

DJIA. The dow. A number that reflects how the market is doing. If the stock market had a yearbook, it would win most popular.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Career Move

When will I buck my bottom of the barrel status?

I can’t answer that right now. In the meantime, I can do everything in my power to make that happen ASAP.

I’m taking my time, being patient. But I also know there is never a perfect time. So, I create perfection.

Whenever I’ve negotiated for more responsibilities and a matching higher salary, I’ve negotiated as though I was ready to leave everything behind.

My negotiation prep includes: months of living expenses saved, spiffy linkedIn profile with fierce photo, and info of all my contacts at my job.

Essentially, I’m ready for battle.

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(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy blog: XO, Bettie.)

Due diligence

Cross those t’s and dot those i’s before signing.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)