Handling Your Finances During Unforeseen Circumstances

The thing about life is, you never know what’s going to happen next. One minute, all is right with the world and the next, something happens to shake things up. The craziest part is - somehow, your finances are always intertwined. The furnace breaks, your relationship or marriage ends, you lose your job, you suffer some sort of injury, or a number of other things happen and your budget, savings, and credit all go down the drain. When life throws you for a loop, managing your finances may seem Read more [...]

Trending Career Options in Strong Economic Sectors

Employment, compensation and lifestyles are often topics of conversation in relation to happiness, life satisfaction and overall sense of well-being. Being an adult for most people contains an array of considerations around what living their best life looks like, in terms of the type of home, job, spouse, pets, hobbies, experiences, income and quality of material and consumer goods available. There are many metropolitan areas that are booming with new business, new construction, relocating businesses Read more [...]

3 Financial Tasks to Immediately Tackle

Many are afraid to talk about money, and the structures needed for a well rounded picture of fiscal health, but it’s so important for building and maintaining a happy, healthy and sustainably long lasting life. Setting up accounts like checking and savings at a bank or credit union, life insurance, credit cards with a healthy range of benefits and coverages, investing in a retirement plan, doing your taxes on time, considering picking up something that generates a side income and so many more activities Read more [...]

Money Matters: Men vs. Women

When you consider the vast differences between the genders, it stands to reason men and women approach money differently. If you find you are battling with your domestic counterpart, it can be because the sexes stand divided on their approach to money management. For example, when trying to save money, women tend to look at how they can cut costs whereas men look to invest and grow their financial gains. Areas of Expense Men and women have not only very different expenditures but unmatched Read more [...]

How to Avoid Overspending on Business Travel

Business travel comes with expenses, but that doesn't mean you can't find ways to cut a few corners. The following guide can help prevent employees from overspending during business travels. Smart Accommodations The right accommodations can not only provide a great place to rest but also ensure that your employees don't spend too much. The problem is that most people end up staying in regular hotel rooms, which can cost an arm and a leg. If you step outside the box and consider a different Read more [...]

Tips for Earning More Money Without Changing Careers

In a world of ever-increasing expenses, it can be difficult for hard-working individuals to make ends meet. Working hard to earn our current positions just doesn’t seem to be enough anymore. A 40-hour workweek cannot guarantee a take-home paycheck that will be enough to cover our basic expenses or even our future financial goals. In today’s world, modern workers must find ways to support their income. Ideas like seeking high education, higher pay, or even freelance work to supplement your Read more [...]

Burgeoning Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt is top of news across the American landscape of blogs, news outlets and news platforms alike. It’s widely known how in debt college students and recent college graduates are, or can be, if they choose the traditional university route funded by student loans. Some students are fortunate enough to have parents with the pre-planned forethought of saving for their education, and a few others are lucky recipients of scholarships they’ve worked hard to earn. Considering your major, Read more [...]

Is a Car Loan Better Than a Personal Loan for Buying a Vehicle?

You might be looking to upgrade what you're currently driving. If you're in the market for a brand-new vehicle, there are several ways to secure the money that you'll need in order to make your purchase. You can either take out a personal or auto loan, both of which can be used to buy a car or truck. Understanding the pros and cons of each can help you to make your decision on which one to choose. By securing the money that you need to buy your new method of transportation, you're preventing you Read more [...]