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For many people, tax time is one of the most complicated times of the year. April 15 is a busy time for accountants and tax preparers, but it’s also a stressful time for most people. If you’re a student, you might not know what to do – especially if you have scholarships and grants. Do […]
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Lavish romantic displays are common around Valentine’s Day. Everyone wants to show their sweetheart how much they care, and for many, gift giving is their love language of choice. Plus, everyone has that coworker whose significant other showers them with flowers at the office or sends an expensive gift. But Valentine’s Day and other holidays […]
Keeping a financial New Year’s resolution takes… well, resolve. So many people aim for the moon, only to give up before they finish building a rocket ship. Those promises you make to yourself every January may seem like a done deal at the time, but ask yourself: How are you doing on last year’s resolutions? […]
For many people, New Year’s is about change. Whether it’s resolving to lose weight, learn a new language or connect with old friends, January 1st gives everyone an excuse to make the changes they need in their life. But have you ever considered setting financial goals? Creating smart money habits will benefit you beyond the […]
There’s no particular reason why the new year ushers in change for so many people. It’s an arbitrary designation, and nothing really changes when the clock strikes midnight on January 1st. But much like moving to a new city, starting a new job or making new friends, a new year can provide the spark we […]
Your uncle, your cousin, your boss at work – it seems like everyone these days has student loans. They must give them out to anyone who asks, right? Not necessarily. While the requirements to receive student loans aren’t particularly restrictive, there are certain criteria you must meet before being considered. This is different at the […]
Student loans affect millions of Americans, many of whom struggle to make their payments every month. Besides income-based repayment options and refinancing, there are few options for those barely squeezing by. However, one that is rarely discussed, but still applies to some borrowers, is student loan discharge. Discharging student loans is still a fuzzy concept for […]
When my husband and I combined our finances, our first goal was to start saving for an emergency fund. At that point, we were planning to quit our jobs, move to Colorado and become self-employed. To do that, we really needed an emergency fund as a safety net…but we would also need a “go to hell” […]