(StatePoint) We’ve all heard those time-tested ways to save money -- dine out less, sign up for rewards programs or switch off the lights when you leave the room. But in today’s digital world, there are some great ways to save that you may not have thought about.
(NewsUSA) - Amy bought her first house in Grand Rapids, Michigan at age 23. Fast forward two years and she has since sold that house and relocated to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Two houses in two years at age 25: Here's one Millennial who isn't sacrificing homeownership for mobility.
(StatePoint) Only 39 percent of respondents in a FEMA survey say they have developed an emergency plan and discussed it with their households.
(StatePoint) Whether you’re applying for a new credit card, refinancing a loan or buying a house, lenders consider many factors when making their decision. One of those many factors is your credit score, which helps paint a picture of your credit usage and behaviors over time.
(StatePoint) Speaking with your kids about money is not the easiest thing to do, but it can help prevent many problems for them down the line.
(StatePoint) You may have thought that after graduating from school, you’d never have to think about math again. However, the truth is that math is a central part of everyday life – from baking cakes to drawing up a budget.
(StatePoint) The average American will hold 11.7 jobs between the ages of 18 and 48, according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics. If a job change is on your horizon, remember that a new salary and benefits package bring new financial considerations.
(StatePoint) Understanding abbreviations is essential, whether you’re texting “LOL” to a friend or asking guests to “RSVP” to a party. In a professional setting, they can provide useful information about an individual’s services and qualifications.
(StatePoint) It’s tax season. The time of year when phone scammers get particularly aggressive trying to trick you out of your hard-earned money. And scam calls and robocalls are a growing problem for everyone. Here are a few tricks to help you dodge scammers and give you peace of mind.
(StatePoint) Nearly four in five American workers are now living paycheck to paycheck, according to Career Builder. If that describes you, experts say there are steps you can take to live more comfortably and securely.
(StatePoint) Despite actively saving and preparing for retirement, members of the sandwich generation have in large numbers been unable to build robust emergency savings and retirement account balances, primarily due to the strain of financially supporting other family members, according to …
(StatePoint) Finances can be a significant source of stress in your life, especially if you do not have a clear picture of your income and expenses.
(StatePoint) Bringing all the pieces of your financial life together, from budgeting to planning for retirement to saving for education to managing your taxes and insurance coverage, is a challenging and sometimes intimidating task.
(StatePoint) A tax refund may sound like a boon, but financial experts say that you may be able to make more over the course of the year by checking your withholdings and putting any additional funds into a savings account over the course of the year.
(StatePoint) The cultural phenomenon sparked by professional organizing consultant Marie Kondo has motivated millions worldwide to declutter. While cleaning out your closet and making a financial plan may be two very different things, tidying up your finances can also “spark joy.”
(StatePoint) Many Americans will start the New Year with specific goals or resolutions in mind. While resolutions are often broken where your finances are concerned, they don’t have to be.
(StatePoint) Even after setting a holiday budget, the most wonderful time of year is often the most expensive. Experts say that this Christmas, there are new ways to make your dollar go further.