Consumer debt is an extremely contradictory part of our personal finances: it’s at once common and incredibly personal. The majority of US adults owe money in some way, shape or form—and yet what this consumer debt represents can vary drastically from person to person.
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Once that calendar page turns to a New Year, many Americans look forward to that payback known as the tax refund. While it may be tempting to take it to the nearest casino and place it all on red, there are more efficient ways to bolster that refund money.
What does it mean to “pay yourself first” and why is it helpful?
According to the Internal Revenue Service, more than a third of all taxpayers have submitted tax returns. Don’t worry, you have until April 18, 2017 to file! If you receive a refund, consider ways to make your refund work for you.
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.
When you start looking for financial advice (or any kind of advice, for that matter), experts will share their take on what’s “good” and what’s “bad.”
It’s hard to ignore the appeal of making real money online—after all, we live in a world where bloggers land book and movie deals, where top YouTubers are multimillionaires and where celebrities collect thousands of dollars in exchange for a single sponsored tweet.
Everyone has some idea of what it means to be money smart—however, whether or not you’ve acted on that idea is a different story!
Every year, it’s nice to do a bit of “financial spring cleaning” and declutter your filing cabinet..
Take a peek inside your fridge and pantry and take note of the products you consistently buy brand name. Is there a reason why you’ve never strayed from them?