April 19, 2018
Tips for Budgeting as a Couple premium

While you might be able to get away with just wingin’ it budget-wise as a single person, once you enter serious coupledom territory, chances are that will no longer fly. Finances are so closely intertwined with the success of a relationship, it’s important to be upfront and REAL about where you stand financially. These tips […]

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Jaclyn Eickenhorst
April 13, 2018
The 10 Most Common Budgeting Mistakes premium

Budget Mistake #1: Not Having One There is no way around it... making a budget sucks. It's scary. I mean, what if you don't like what you find? Besides, isn't there a saying "ignorance is bliss?" You may want to avoid it but making a budget and some financial adjustments is much less painful than […]

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Andrew Swinney
Urban Dictionary: Tax Edition premium

Taxes, amiright? Can’t live with ‘em, can’t leave ‘em by the side of the road. Because that would be setting yourself up for identity theft. Is it even theft if you just left it there for anyone to find? Maybe more like identity gift. Anyhoo. With more complex tax regulations on the horizon, this is […]

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March 19, 2018
Important Deadlines for Filing 2018 Taxes premium

Deadlines and taxes — two of everyone’s favorite words as they stand on their own. When put together, they’ve been known to induce some sighs, shudders, and even the occasional groan. Whether you’ve been known to experience this tax-time trepidation yourself or you’re the type who eagerly looks forward to this time of year, tax […]

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February 27, 2018
How Does a Bank Calculate my Interest Rate? premium

While you owe money on the cash you borrow, interest works in your favor when you have a savings account.

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Jackson Wise
February 27, 2018
How I Learned About Saving for Retirement (And you can too) premium

Confession time: Finances have never been my specialty. As a creative professional, sometimes what I dream up and what happens in the real world need to come together for a little tête-à-tête. Now that we’ve gotten that on the table, you may ask, “So why are you writing about saving for retirement?” Fair question. Here’s […]

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Jaclyn Eickenhorst
February 20, 2018
The Ultimate Side Hustle Idea List premium

If progress on your 2017 financial goals is not exactly blasting off, it's time to pump some rocket fuel into the tank with these side hustle ideas.

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Amanda Reed
An Open Letter to All Americans premium

Enough is Enough   Bank of America recently decided to charge $12 for checking accounts to people who have a balance under $1,500. 70% of Americans have less than $1,000 in their account – think about the impact.   Two facts make this decision especially disgusting. It targets customers who are already in financially tight […]

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Gabe Krajicek
January 29, 2018
Strategies to Maximize Your Retirement Savings premium

It's easy to put off saving for retirement, right? I mean, who knows how much you'll actually need? It's so far away, and you have bills to pay today... Unfortunately, the best way to hit your retirement goal is to start early. "According to a report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), the mean retirement savings of […]

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Andrew Swinney
January 22, 2018
Tips For Finding a New Job in the New Year premium

Eat healthier, exercise more, pick up a new hobby… these classic New Year’s resolutions probably date as far back as the creation of calendars themselves. (Well, maybe not quite THAT far.) But, the new year has always served as a time of reflection and often resolution setting. For many people, these New Year’s goals extend […]

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Jaclyn Eickenhorst