As you begin to consider holiday gift-giving, presenting friends and family with a check may not top your list of festive ideas. However, with some of our new holiday checks, it might actually be one of the best presents you can give this season.
You’ve had a hard week and a glass of wine at home just isn’t going to cut it. So you opt to head over to your favorite department store and do a little damage on your credit card. While retail therapy is indeed “a thing,” the psychology behind it may shock you. Your need to spend may have something to do with the weather.Continue reading
Much like the trees shed their leaves this time of year, it may be time for individuals to do some shedding as well — of the financial nature. Autumn is the perfect time to follow the trees’ lead and strip ourselves of those unnecessary expenses we’ve piled up during summer.
The uncertain times brought on by the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic downturn have made many of us turn our attention (and worry) towards our finances. Before the pandemic, we may have felt confident in our financial well-being and our ability to retire one day.
Financial adulthood. It’s a term that’s been circulating the internet for a while now. But what does it mean? What does it mean to be an adult in the financial sense? And how has our definition of financial adulthood changed from one generation to the next?
It’s hard to understate the benefits of owning a pet. Pets provide us love, companionship, and fun. That’s why over 85 million Americans, or 67% of the total population, own a pet.
If you’re like many parents, the stay-at-home orders in light of the Coronavirus pandemic forced you into a new role: homeschool teacher. With many jobs switching to work-from-home and schools switching to at-home, online learning, parents were forced to take on the role of teacher to help their kids learn through that challenging transition.
Even if you’re not normally a self-starter, recent events might have you thinking about your career and how to productively spend your increased time at home.