Life Enriched

June 5, 2018
How to Avoid Overpaying For A Hotel premium

Article contributed by Emily Watts, a freelance writer at CustomWriting, traveler, and blogger.   All of us love traveling. When it comes to money, it is always better to spend extra on souvenirs or nice dinner than on a hotel add-ons. How to avoid overpaying and enjoy the stay?   10 Ways to Travel and Save […]

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Guest Author
May 16, 2018
What Should I Look for in a Checking Account? premium

Looking for a place to deposit your paycheck? Thanks to the mobile and online options that now come with even the most basic checking account, accessing and transferring your cash is easier than ever. Before you choose, it's important to look under the hood first and see exactly what you’re getting. Otherwise, you'll pay a […]

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Kasasa
May 16, 2018
Is it Smarter to Rent or Buy a House? premium

There comes a time in everyone’s life where it’s like, “homeownership: should I do this thing?” As innocuous a question that may seem, there are many factors involved in making the leap from renting to homeownership — some that you expect, and some… maybe not so much. While there’s no foolproof formula to determine which route […]

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Jaclyn Eickenhorst
April 30, 2018
Advice for Millennials Seeking Financial Confidence premium

Graduation season is upon us, which means that college towns are winding down from the spring semester, students are moving out, and many are still contemplating what is next. Whether it’s from the thought of paying student loans, finding the perfect job, or starting fresh somewhere new, the stresses can seem overwhelming. In fact, stress […]

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Kasasa
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
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