Just got an email from my boss that she hasn't forgotten the mid year review mentioned last December....remember when I got a glowing review but no raise?? It was commented at that time they might revisit raises for those who didn't get them in June (there was 5 of us). June came and went and though I could surely use a boost in pay, I had decided I'm just going to keep my mouth shut this time (well, at least until the end of this year - then it would have been 2 years since my last raise). I HATE having to ask for a raise (though I have done it, before). I feel like it's the employers (especially for a company of our size) responsibility to recognize performance and give out raises.
I am so relieved now! I should know by the end of the month, I'm sure. The company is doing pretty well, considering the economy and now has almost 1 million dollars in reserve funds. I think they can afford to give me a $200-$300 a month salary increase. I can surely use it, especially with the cost of dh's prescriptions going up in August. It will also help offset the money I get from my side job - if I were to lose that job down the road, it wouldn't feel like such a big hit to the budget. I think I'll sleep better tonight :)