Virtual and cryptocurrencies have been at the forefront of our financial consciousness lately. Whether it’s through coverage on tech sites, or even a casual reference on futuristic and tech-geared TV shows, Bitcoin has become a buzzword. But what exactly are Bitcoins, or virtual currencies? We spoke with a couple of […]
When the ceremony is done and the honeymoon is over, newlyweds come back to face their regular lives. Depending on how well they stuck to their wedding budget, that could mean a welcomed break from the chaos or a harsh reality check. The financial aftermath of hosting a grand event […]
There’s no better way to start the summer than with a Memorial Day barbecue celebrated with friends and family. If you’re the one doing the hosting, though, it can result in a few headaches and some hefty grocery bills before it’s all said and done. How can you throw an […]
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! […]
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.
Even with the special pricing that comes around the holidays, it is still very easy to spend more than you intend to during the gift-giving season. In fact, getting a great deal on one gift item could encourage you to spend extra on another item. So how much does the […]