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Rate Your Wants From One To Ten Before Negotiating With Your Boss 

Negotiating a good deal is an art. But you need to know your priorities first, and what actually makes a deal good before you start. So before you begin, rate each negotiable item on a scale of 10 so that you know what matters to you.

Loyal Customers Pay More For Pay TV, So Call And Haggle A Better Price

Customer loyalty usually doesn’t pay off. In fact, Consumerist found that in the US, loyal Pay TV customers generally pay $US10-$20 ($13-$27) more a month. It’s worth picking up the phone and asking your Pay TV company for a better deal.

Salary Negotiation Mistakes You Should Avoid When Asking For A Raise

If you’re looking for a raise, or looking for a new job and dread the question “So how much are you looking to make?”, you’re walking into a minefield that could either result in you making a good, fair wage, or getting underpaid from the start. Here are some things to avoid when it’s time to talk turkey.

The Strategies That Work Best When Haggling A Used Car

If you’re going to buy a car, be prepared to haggle. And some strategies work better than others. In a recent survey, Consumer Reports summarised the negotiation methods that work best for getting a better deal on a used car

Avoid Using Hard Numbers When Haggling Your Way To A Deal

Haggling isn’t just about being a smooth negotiator, it’s about not shooting yourself in the foot. Avoiding hard numbers gives a sales associate more wiggle room and increases your chances of getting a deal.

June's Money Challenge: Haggle Everything

So far this year, we’ve challenged you to cut your bills, curb impulsive spending and even save for retirement. This month, it’s time to hone your haggling skills.

Count To Five In Your Head Before Responding During A Negotiation

Silence makes a lot of people uncomfortable, especially when they’re negotiating a deal. Here’s a simple trick you can use to make your opponent sweat.

How To Get Over Your Fear Of Negotiating And Ask For More

My Uncle Danny once helped me buy a new Corolla while I watched in awe. He was a relentless, negotiating beast. He threatened. He acted offended. He sat in silence and stared at the salesman. In the end, I paid nearly $5000 less than I expected. Negotiating is powerful. As a timid person, it’s not something that comes easy for me, and it might not come easy for you. Here are some of the best ways to do it, even when you dread it.

Become A Better Haggler By Avoiding Yes Or No Questions

Haggling with a salesperson is just as much about establishing a rapport as it is about driving down a price. By avoiding yes or no questions at first, you can keep sellers from dismissing you immediately and earn some time to engage with them.

What's The Most Surprising Thing You've Ever Successfully Negotiated?

You might be surprised at how many things are negotiable when you speak up and ask. If you love haggling, tell us: what’s the craziest thing you’ve ever successfully negotiated?

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