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There’s a chill in the air, grocery stores have their candy shelves fully stocked, and everything is just a little bit spooky, with plenty of haunted houses and new horror movies premiering. It’s the season to face our fears — and for many, nothing is quite as scary as our finances.
Home ownership is a big part of the American Dream for many families. But, owning a home comes with the possibility of major unexpected expenses when big-ticket items break — and there is no landlord to turn to for repairs.
While there are a lot of good reasons to ditch the 9-to-5 grind for freelance work, there are also some traps that could cost first-time freelancers a lot of money. These important financial tips can help freelancers avoid expensive mistakes.
With the summer winding down, college students across the country are preparing for another year of learning, and many are also preparing to manage life expenses while they focus on schoolwork. Everyone knows the cost of tuition is sky-high, but housing, books, and miscellaneous living expenses can add up just as fast. According to the College Board, these costs can average an extra $15,000 on top of tuition and fees at a four-year in-state school.
Remodeling a room in your home – whether it’s a kitchen, bathroom or bedroom – is a big task that requires a lot of coordination and planning. The first and often the most daunting task is figuring out how you will finance your project. The good news is that there are a number of options to consider.