How to Get Paid What You Deserve

By Jane Porter

Money is always a tricky topic to broach with your boss. If you think you're being underpaid, finding out what you're worth and doing something about it can improve your personal bottom line.

"If you don't ask, you don't get," says Sunny Bates, author of the book, How to Earn What You're Worth: Leveraging Your Goals and Talents to Land Your Dream Job, "But you have to build a case for yourself."

Here are some steps to help get you there: