Life Enriched

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
8 Steps 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
January 17, 2018
5 Tips for Managing Finances Better When Dealing with Depression premium

Anyone who has suffered from depression knows that it can become rather debilitating if you're unable to stop dwelling on the negative thoughts that naturally result from the condition. Science has linked depression to financial hardships and a higher chance of having debt problems. Of course, if your finances aren't in order and you're struggling […]

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Kasasa
January 8, 2018
Our 15 Favorite Personal Finance Classes premium

You survived twelve years of schooling and an additional four years of college. You took math, English, physics, and maybe even an elective course on jogging... but did you ever take personal finance classes? You’re not alone. In a test discussed on Fortune.com, only 37% of American respondents were able to pass a basic financial […]

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Andrew Swinney
November 27, 2017
7 charities to give back to on #GivingTuesday premium

We hear it over and over: The holidays are about giving, not getting. To help drive this initiative, the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact founded #GivingTuesday in 2012, with the goal of bringing organizations and people together to celebrate philanthropy and encourage giving back. While many people have the desire to give back, they sometimes […]

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Jackson Wise
November 22, 2017
Small business Saturday: 5 tips for local Christmas gift shopping premium

Finding small businesses to shop with can be a little trickier than finding the closest mall, but the benefits are well worth it. Here are a few places to start looking.

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Kasasa
May 5, 2017
5 Ways for Single Parents to Spring into Savings premium

According to the 2016 Census, there are about 12 million single parent households within the United States.  As the weather starts to heat up, everyone is itching to get out and have some fun. For the solo parent — the one who is doing it all and keeping the family going strong — that means it’s time to […]

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Jackson Wise