If you had a choice, would you like a better boss or a bigger paycheck?
Workplace psychology specialist Michelle McQuaid found that 65 percent of workers say a better boss would make them happy while 35 percent choose a pay raise, according to the Montreal Gazette.
What’s your take on this survey? Would you prefer a better boss to higher pay? Send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “Bad Bosses” in the subject line and include your full name, city and state.
-- On Saturday, Oct. 27, I’ll be speaking in Detroit at Triumph Church. My keynote is part of a day of free financial workshops open to the public. The theme for the event, scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon, is “If Money Is The Key, Why Am I Still Locked Out?” The church is located at 2670 E. Grand Blvd., Detroit, Mich., 48211. The workshops will include information on budgeting, credit management, retirement, saving and investing. There will also be a special youth track for teens ages 14 to 17. For information and to register, visit the church’s Web site or call (313) 871-0300 or (313) 874-3724.
This is an annual event presented by Triumph’s Financial Empowerment Ministry.
-- On Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m., I will be speaking at the “Learn to Earn” seminar series for college students and young professionals in Rockville. The event is sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union in partnership with the Universities at Shady Grove and the Gazette newspaper group. The seminar will take place at The Universities at Shady Grove, Building 1 (9640 Gudelsky Drive Rockville, Md., 20850). The even is open to the public, but registration is encouraged. Here is the link.
Tia Lewis contributed to this report.
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