Remember, a boss also has a boss, as well as colleagues from other divisions who he or she has to get along with. In fact, the last thing a boss wants is for one of their employees to give them yet another task, with no offer of help and no guidance or suggestions on how to accomplish it. If you're the employee making the suggestion, best case scenario, your boss ignores you.
Sears will now pay $100 million in July, instead of the full amount. Sears' situation grew even more dire this month as the company revealed that some suppliers are trying to cancel contracts and cut back on orders amid fears that the retailer could soon go bankrupt. Sears says the new financing deals will help it reach its goal of reducing outstanding debt and pension obligations by $1.5 billion for fiscal 2017.
For young adults, retirement may feel too far away to worry about yet, but putting off saving for retirement could make your golden years a lot more stressful. A new survey of soon-to-be retirees by TIAA finds that more than half wish they had started saving earlier for retirement, making it their number one regret, and 46 percent say they wish they had saved more. Workers who start saving early for retirement can put away less money, since it has more time to grow via compound interest.