The closer we inch toward April, the more you hear about taxes. Preparing your taxes is not exactly an exciting endeavor — it is a tedious task all Americans must share. Taxation without representation was one of the central causes for the Revolutionary War, a series of battles waged to […]
As your children grow, the decisions they make regarding money become more important, and teaching the young adults in your life about budgeting is no walk in the park. Don’t believe us? Just try to explain the importance of a checking and saving account without seeing eyes start to roll! […]
Walking away from something we’ve committed to can be difficult. Researchers believe that one of the primary reasons for this is the sense of loss we experience when abandoning something we’ve invested time and effort into. This is, of course, amplified by the fact that work ethic is ingrained in […]
One of the fastest growing crimes in our technology-filled world is the crime of identity theft and the resulting credit fraud. In 2016, identify-theft-related fraud cost consumers over $744 million.
There are many ways to make your life easier as a homeowner, and all of these DIY projects fit the bill. Not only do they allow you to customize your home in the process, but they’re budget-friendly and easy to do in just one afternoon. If you’re ready to make your life as a homeowner simpler with a few organizational tricks, try some of these fun ideas.
It’s a common practice for management to raise their employees’ salaries every year to account for the increase in the cost of living (COLA) to help them maintain their lifestyles. These raises are calculated off of a cost of living index, but are typically around 3% of your annual salary. That small increase can make a significant difference for some, while for others, it’s necessary just to get by.