The Dos and Don’ts of Debt Repayment

The Dos and Don't of Debt Repayment Consumer debt is an extremely contradictory part of our personal finances: it’s at once common and incredibly personal. According to numerous sources, the majority of US adults owe money in some way, shape or form—and yet what this consumer debt represents can vary drastically from person to person. [...]

2019-02-13T16:57:53-04:00February 13th, 2019|

Growing Your Money Locally

Growing Your Money Locally 5 Totally Free Things You Can Do to Support Your Local Economy Supporting your local community is a positive thing—it builds relationships, it strengthens the local economy, and it makes your neighborhood a happier and healthier place to work and play. The most obvious way to support your [...]

2018-08-06T13:23:11-04:00August 6th, 2018|

7 Tips for Tracking Down Your Dream Career

7 Tips for Tracking Down Your Dream Career Choosing a career is tough Whether you’re a new grad or considering a career change, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when tasked with selecting your next gig. And why shouldn’t it? It’s an enormously costly decision, in terms of both time and money. In [...]

2018-06-07T09:17:06-04:00June 7th, 2018|

Let’s Talk Taxes…

LET'S TALK TAXES... Understanding and Directing Your Withholdings You just got your paycheck. Your eyes scan down the list of deductions and settle on the most important part—your take-home pay. You take that number and start subtracting your bills, your day-to-day purchases, or that expensive item you’ve got your eye on. However, [...]

2018-06-08T14:55:07-04:00April 2nd, 2018|

5 Good Money Habits to Boost Your Retirement Savings

5 Good Money Habits to Boost Your Retirement Savings [Infographic correction 11/7/17] Think back to your most recent savings goal. How long did you have to save in order to reach it? Was it a concert ticket or some new shoes that took a few weeks of budgeting? Was it a [...]

2018-01-31T15:05:47-04:00September 29th, 2017|

When Buying a Used Car Privately, Beware of “Curbstoning”

For many young adults, student loans serve as the first real experience with borrowing a large amount of money. It’s a steep learning curve for someone just starting out, and not understanding financial concepts like interest rates, loan terms and repayment schedules can quickly snowball into a very stressful and costly post-graduation experience.

2018-02-12T09:24:08-04:00July 31st, 2017|

The Secret History of the Wall Street Bull

For many young adults, student loans serve as the first real experience with borrowing a large amount of money. It’s a steep learning curve for someone just starting out, and not understanding financial concepts like interest rates, loan terms and repayment schedules can quickly snowball into a very stressful and costly post-graduation experience.

2018-02-07T10:39:42-04:00June 1st, 2017|
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