How To Ask For And Give A Raise [Infographic]

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In this tough economy we'd all like to earn a little more money. But given the fragile recovery and the throngs of Americans who still remain out of work, now may seem like a bad time to ask for a raise.

Still, many workers are long overdue for a boost in wages. Income growth has been stagnant for much of the last decade even as prices for many goods, such as fuel, education and health care, have continued to rise.