Identity theft is a fast-growing type of crime. Are you doing all you can to prevent someone from stealing your personal information and using it to open accounts or take out loans in your name? Here are some easy and effective ways to help prevent... (Read More)
Are you afraid you are falling behind on your loans? Maybe you already have received a past due notice for an auto loan, mortgage or even a personal loan. What are you supposed to do when you aren’t quite sure how to make that monthly... (Read More)
Do you have student loan debt? It's estimated that 40 million Americans have at least one student loan. The average amount owed: Nearly $30,000.
Whether you are starting your first job or have been employed in a post-college job for some time... (Read More)
Congratulations! You got the pay raise you were hoping for. But before you spend all that extra money, consider looking at these financial aspects of a pay increase.
Wait for your first paycheck. When that pay stub is available, glance over it to... (Read More)
Have you tried the Social Security Retirement Estimator? The Retirement Estimator can give you an idea of how much you will receive each month once you retire based on your Social Security earnings record. The Social Security Administration can't... (Read More)
When you think of the word membership, what comes to mind? Quickly think of all the places that call you a member and compare it to this list we compiled.
Country clubs, social clubs, golf clubs |
YMCAs and gyms |
Public and... (Read More)
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have the good fortune of finding a large sum of money unexpectedly? Now, let us ask you this: If you were to find a large sum of money, should the IRS be able to consider this money part of your gross... (Read More)
What does your credit history look like? Maybe you have a great credit history. Maybe you are struggling to build one. Maybe you haven't even thought of starting the process. Regardless, it is an important financial aspect of your life as you move... (Read More)
How often do you check the online balance of your accounts? Daily? Weekly? Monthly? Never? Regardless of how often you check it, you still need to balance your account statement. Why, you ask?
Because you need to know what is going on within your... (Read More)