Many new parents dream about the things they’ll teach their children: how to count to 10, read a first book, sing along to a favorite song or ride a bike. But with credit card debt averaging nearly $8,000 per household in the U.S., it’s just as important—though a …keep reading
Tax season usually brings with it a tightening of the belt, so to speak. But it doesn’t have to be a total downer; in fact, it can be an opportunity to revise your spending habits and get back on track financially.
Sometimes making big strides to get out …keep reading
Spend now or save for later? It’s an age-old dilemma that hits closer to home now more than ever. While deciding against buying a 52″ plasma television or postponing your Hawaiian dream vacation can be sound financial decisions, one corner we suggest not cutting is purchasing renters insurance.
A tax-refund check can be a very, very tempting thing. Should you buy those new shoes you’ve been eyeing? How about treating yourself to a weekend away?
Although these may be absolutely fine choices for some (it’s called retail therapy for a reason), spending your refund wisely could …keep reading
Shoeboxes, plastic bags or stuffed filing cabinets—we all have different ways of keeping track of documents required by the IRS. And it seems that just as many of us have different understandings as to how long we need to hang on to these documents, let alone which ones. Thankfully, there’s …keep reading