Monthly Challenge: How to Save While Traveling

Many people avoid travel because they feel that they’re too busy or worse, it’s too expensive. Traveling can be an eye-opening experience, allowing you to absorb new cultures and experience new ways of life. Time away from work with your family or loved ones creates a great opportunity to bond and learn new things together!

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first impressions

7 Ways to Make a Lasting First Impression

Whether you’re interviewing for a job or out on a date, the impression you make is crucial to achieving a positive outcome. In fact, studies show that the window for a first impression is only seven seconds long.1 Can you act quickly on your feet and ensure that you make […]

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indoor gardening

Indoor Gardening Basics

Hate harsh winters? Stuck in a small apartment? Have a green thumb? Indoor gardening is a great solution to all of these. Even homes with ample yard space can benefit from an indoor garden space. Here’s how to start an indoor garden of your very own. Determine the space you’ll […]

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Uncovering the Hidden Costs of Moving

Over 35.9 million people moved in the United States between 2012 ­– 2013.1 While the reason people moved varied, there is one consistency among them: They spent a sizable amount of money. According to the American Moving & Storage Association, the average cost of a move within a state is […]

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Monthly Challenge: Smart Uses for your Tax Refund

Monthly Challenge: Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund

The end of tax season is upon us and it’s time to plan what to do with your refund. A tax refund is a refund on income tax that is given when a person owes less than the total amount withheld from their regular paychecks and any tax credits received. Because of this, tax refunds differ from person to person as well as from year to year. Since you can’t always rely on how much you will get back, it’s a good idea to treat the return like surprise income and use it in a fiscally responsible way.

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second careers

6 Hobbies That Can Also Be Second Careers

Do you love to write in a journal or blog in your free time? Are you the designated photographer in your family who happily snaps all the wedding and family reunion photos? Do you hang on to old coins, baseball cards, and everything in between? Although we usually consider these […]

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