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The Challenges of Choosing a Career

Choosing a career path is a big deal even if you don’t consider yourself career-driven; your choice of career will inevitably influence your lifestyle. Income is only part of the equation—your career also has the ability to determine where you end up living, who you end up meeting, and the activites you end up having time for. So why is it so challenging to choose the right career? Read on.

Are Checks Obsolete?

Checks hold an odd place in our personal finances. In many ways, they seem like relics from a previous era; we might write only one or two checks a month. This is vastly different from only a few decades ago, when checks represented more than 85% of all non-cash retail payments. * Can you imagine whipping out a checkbook in line at the grocery store now? Times have certainly changed!