Category: Money Management

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Credit Card Debt Could Reach $1 Trillion This Year?

How much do Americans collectively owe in credit card debt? The way things are headed it could be as much as $1 trillion by the end of 2016 which would be a new record. It may seem strange that the amount of debt is actually growing while the economy is improving but it seems that, while consumers are spending more, they're getting slower at paying off their debts. According to...

Basic Financial Advice for the Class of 2016

This month millions of students will graduate high school while millions more receive degrees from colleges. As they prepare to enter the workforce and the "real world" there is still a lot to be learned, not the least of which is personal finance. So what, above all else, should new graduates know about money? Time to start saving for retirement To answer your first question, yes — already. It may...

3 Methods of Attack for Paying Down Your Debts

When you're cleaning up your finances and making a serious effort to pay down your debts once and for all there are several questions you might have. One of the most common inquiries regarding paying off debts is which order you should tackle your outstanding balance? Unfortunately there's really no easy answer.As Trent Hamm recently highlighted on The Simple Dollar there are multiple schools of thought when it comes to arranging...

Tax Refund Fraud? It's a Growing Problem

By now many Americans have not only filed their taxes but also received the refunds they may have been owed. However an increasing number of taxpayers might not be so lucky as tax refund fraud has been claiming more and more victims in recent years. Believe it or not a growing scam involves fraudsters filing your tax returns and stealing your refund. According to CNN Money the IRS caught over one...

3 Money Saving Tips for Your Next Road Trip

With Memorial Day in the rear-view and temperatures heating up there's no doubt that road trip season is coming up. Every summer millions of American families hit the highway and head toward their various vacation destinations. In addition to all the sights there are to see along the way, there are also several ways to save a few dollars on gas, food, and lodging. Here are three quick tips for...

What to Do With Your 401(k) From a Previous Employer

When leaving a job with an employer there are obviously a number of changes you will experience and decisions you will need to make about your future. One such decision that is sometimes forgotten is what to do with the 401(k) you had under your former employer. In addition to any contributions you may have made to your account, you may also have a vested chunk of matching funds or even profit...

How the Middle Class Can Escape the "Secret Shame"

The middle class has been in the news a lot lately thanks in part to the debates emerging around the 2016 presidential election cycle. Most notably Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders has said he is stumping for the working class and wants to fix the “rigged economy” we live in. Meanwhile studies have shown that the middle class is indeed shrinking and a report by the Federal Reserve reveals that 47% of...

A Free Vacation? Tips for Attending Timeshare Presentations

You've probably received the calls, seen the ads, and talked to sales people at various retailers and hotels about how you can get a free vacation just for attending a short presentation. While you might have some idea what you're in for when it comes to these timeshare sales presentations, it may be difficult to truly know if it's really a good idea or a trap. Here are some quick...