Family Life

Infographic: Negotiating a Higher Starting Salary

Infographic: Negotiating a Higher Starting Salary

Picture this: two engineers, Sammi and Jessica, are both applying for the same position at a fast-growing technology company. Both have the same experience and skill level. When the company calls them both to offer them both a position, Sammi feels awkward....
3 Ways Wealthy People Leverage Their Credit

3 Ways Wealthy People Leverage Their Credit

When it comes to building wealth, credit is an underplayed hand that even the savviest investors don’t give enough weight. Healthy credit habits and healthy financial habits are not mutually exclusive by any stretch of the imagination. If you’re strategic...
Your 2017 Financial Plan – A New Year, A New You

Your 2017 Financial Plan – A New Year, A New You

It’s that time of the year – 2016 is waning, and 2017 is right around the corner. And as always, money and financial planning are right up there on people’s lists of New Year’s goals. In fact, “Save more, spend less,” is the #1 new year’s resolution...
The Best Way to Make Money in 2017: Spend in 2016

The Best Way to Make Money in 2017: Spend in 2016

With 2017 just a few short weeks away, money seems to be flying out of our wallets in the name of the “holiday season”. Between expensive airfares and never-ending presents for the whole family, spending skyrockets in November and December. Countdown: Top 5...
Stop Stressing About Your Credit Score, Read Your Report

Stop Stressing About Your Credit Score, Read Your Report

Credit scores get all the press in the world of personal finance – quite literally. You constantly hear stories about 800+ scores, or how the scoring system may be changing, or how to improve your score, or what hurts your score or why you should even care...
Holiday Tips: How to Buy Your Kids Gifts That Keep on Giving

Holiday Tips: How to Buy Your Kids Gifts That Keep on Giving

Key Takeaways How the Four Gift Rule can help you through the holidays. The benefits of taking your kids camping, visiting a new city, or getting them out of the house. How to give your kids gifts that teach responsibility, investing, and healthy habits....
7 Holiday Shopping Tips That Will Save You Money

7 Holiday Shopping Tips That Will Save You Money

KEY POINTS Americans are planning to spend $936 each on Christmas gifts this year. Determine how much you want to spend on your friends and family during the holidays. Shop online and make sure to hunt for discount codes. With the holidays underway, many of...
How to Hack Sports Season Like A Pro

How to Hack Sports Season Like A Pro

From college teams to pro-sports, October reigns supreme as the month with the highest concentration of sporting events across the country. Whether you’re a die-hard season ticket holder, a sports bar regular, or an at-home fanatic, sports season is sacred,...