Buying a home can be one of the most exciting experiences that life has to offer, especially when all the stars seem to align. As consumer confidence continues to build and mortgage rates continue to fall, the housing market is seeing an uptick—especially among millennials. While buying a home can surely be an exciting experience, it…
Everyone looks forward to payday, but for some, the excitement is tied more to being able to make rent than the gratification of a job well done. Living paycheck-to-paycheck is something that most people go through at one point or another (half of Americans find themselves in such a situation), and it can be a…
The key questions to ask your financial advisor may change depending on your life circumstances, but it’s still important to ask them.
Our first few years out of college often involve changing jobs, partners, and even cities a few times until we find the right career fit. It’s time to start thinking about how the financial decisions you make today will affect your future life and retirement goals.
Renters insurance provides insurance coverage for belongings that are stolen, damaged, or lost. It also provides liability coverage should someone become injured on your premises. Is renters insurance worth it? Find out here.
Debit cards are great because they limit your ability to charge more than you should financially. But there are debit card dangers you should be aware of. For instance, the level of purchase protection is not as good as it is with credit cards.
Are you going to fix up your home for its sale? Certain home improvements add value, whereas others will not create a return on your investments. Find out which home improvement provide ROI and which do not, right here.
Have you made a list of things you will not negotiate when you are going to buy a house? You may have a mental list, but have you written them down. This tip and several others will help you if you are a first-time home buyer.
You are going to have a baby. You have plenty of planning to do: Baby showers, potential schools, preparing the nursery, and preparing yourself for three hours of sleep. Everything seems to be discussed except for finances. Without deep, anticipatory discussions and planning you may be walking headlong into any number of common financial mistakes new parents often make.
Ever hear someone complain that their parents never provided money lessons or proper financial education? Don’t be those parents!