They say no one gets rich working for someone else. Now that the"someone else" is you, will the same theory hold true? While corporate employees have benefit packages designed by their companies, you have the responsibility of crafting your own. Happily, you can tailor it to your needs and make the most of your money. Here are some tips on how to get paid and get organized; budget and save; set up a retirement plan and pay taxes.
Lorayne Fiorillo is a financial advisor at Prudential Securities.