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Economic Value of Presidential Election Campaigns: Wasted Money? 4

According to a recent report from NPR, it is estimated a staggering $4.4 billion will be spent on advertising campaigns during the 2016 presidential election cycle. Really? Yes, you heard or read me correctly – $4.4 billion! To quote GOP front runner Donald Trump, that is a HUGE number! This...

Preparing Your Finances for 2016

With the holidays upon us, it's always an interesting time of year for personal finance. For most of us getting gifts for all of our loved ones is usually what consumes our minds during this time of year. However, it's also the time you should start thinking about the new...

When Watching Your Bank Balance Can Backfire 4

If you're like most American these days you probably do most of your banking via online sites and mobile apps. In recent years banks have been able to offer a number of their services to customers at all hours of the day including the ability to access your balance, make...

U.S. Economy: Is Employment Status as Reported by Media Outlets Disingenuous? 4

According to a report from ABC News, “weekly applications for jobless benefits dropped 12,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 260,000.” The author summarized the article "BIG PICTURE...solid hiring." With the unemployment rate falling to 5 percent the average quasi-informed person might conclude the economic health of the United States...

The Growing Economic Consequences of Terrorism 4

According to the Institute for Economics and Peace, “in 2014 the global economic costs of terrorism reached US$52.9 billion, with a total economic impact of US$105.8 billion.” These alarming stats beg the question, "is the civilized world doing enough to combat terrorism or has the collective interests failed to effectively...

Tips for Sticking to Your Holiday Budget 10

With goodwill in your heart and the spirit of the season surrounding you, it can be easy to overspend on holiday gifts. In fact new reports from the National Retail Foundation indicate that the average person is expected to spend $463 on gifts for family members this year and $805...

Why Black Friday is Not All It's Cracked Up to Be 4

Black Friday has seemingly gotten more and more ridiculous each year. Many retailers now push their Black Friday opening times into Thanksgiving, leading many bargain shoppers to hustle out of their family dinners and over to their nearest big box stores. However, it seems that critical mass has been reached...

Repairing Your Home Without Breaking the Bank 1

There are many financial benefits to owning a home instead of renting. Unfortunately owning also comes with the responsibility for making repairs and improvements. Between cosmetic upgrades, emergency repairs, and seasonal maintenance, being a homeowner can feel awful expensive at times. In preparation for the winter season, Money.com recently highlighted seven...