Job interviews can be an intimidating experience. When the interview takes place over the phone, it can be even trickier. Awkward silences seem to be magnified, and you can’t rely on the interviewer’s body language to judge the atmosphere. How can you ace that interview when you have no visual […]
We all felt it. In fact, many of us are all still feeling the effects of it even now almost a decade later. The impact of what is now called the Great Recession of 2008 still reverberates today. Home values fell off a cliff, waves of foreclosures hit the market and the unemployment rate topped 10 percent for the first time in nearly 25 years. 2008 initiated a very bad period for the U.S. economy. How bad was it?
Credit, used responsibly, is a good thing. It helps prime the economic pump by helping consumers buy things now and pay them off over time. When that is done successfully, it also has a positive effect on your credit score, which can benefit many aspects of your life. Certain types […]
There are an estimated 24.5 million people in the United States who are underbanked.1 While the biggest reason for avoiding banks is the fear of not having enough money to open an account (57.4%), an additional 10.9% report that they simply did not trust banks or believed the fees were […]
Writing your resume is the first step in applying for the job you want. If you can impress potential employers on paper, you’ll win the chance to wow them with you personality at the interview stage. But how can you ensure your resume is as strong as it needs to […]