Technology has had amazing impacts on the human race. From fun to life-saving, the internet, smartphones, and all sorts of connected devices have changed our lives in ways that could
4 Types of Apps to Streamline Your Finances and Time Management
Digital technologies have drastically altered the way we live. While some of these advancements have distracted us, there are ways to use these new innovations to improve the quality of
High School Personal Finance Class
The new trimester started at high school today, and my teen is taking Personal Financial Responsibility. I’m pretty excited about it, and I wish more schools offered a similar elective.
How to Set SMART Financial Goals for the New Year
Between New Year’s resolutions and a fresh tax year, it’s time for all new financial goals. Since we started a new business last year, our goals are primarily related to
American Express Serve $100 Giveaway
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10 Ways to Protect Your Credit
No matter where a person may be financially, it is important for them to monitor their credit and protect it from any issues. If you are looking to protect your
Rethinking the Budget: Debt Elimination Time
As we approach the end of the year, we’ve been keeping a close eye on our finances. This is partly due to holiday expenses and partly due to my realization
Make Open Enrollment Work For You
Are you happy with your health insurance plan? Or are premium amounts, deductibles and copays draining your bank account? Are you paying for services you don’t need or want, like smoking cessation classes or a life coach?
Could your family save a bundle by opting for a plan with a higher deductible that offers lower premiums and copays? Or one that covers prescription drugs in the GAP?
Open enrollment is the time period you’re allowed to make changes to employee benefits like health, dental, vision and life insurance plans. Dates and time frames vary by company and providers, but are always held at least once a year. For those folks who receive Medicare benefits, open enrollment always occurs from November 15 through December 31.
Save like a Pro using the Dream Jar Method
We’ve all done it one time or another – scrimping and saving to finally bring our dream purchase into fruition. Sometimes are certainly easier than others – namely when the
Five Factors to Consider Before Refinancing Your Home
Refinancing a home is a long process that depends on several factors. Evaluate the following five factors to help you decide whether or not to embark on a refinancing adventure!