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.
Excellent credit is something to strive for, but for most of us, we’re just not there yet. In fact, according to ValuePenguin, the average credit score is less than 700, which is considered only an average/fair score in the eyes of many lenders. Your credit score (also known as a FICO or a Vantage score) […]
With the holidays behind us, many consumers are dealing with a mean post-holiday hangover. According to a new report from Finder.com, American consumers are estimated to have spent over $181M on presents during the holidays. And if you’re one of the many consumers that needs a little help dealing with holiday credit card debt, here […]
Before 2016 comes to a close we want to take the time to celebrate our community’s commitment to advancing their financial well-being this year. Whether that’s people creating and developing a budget, consolidating their debt, or forming healthier spending habits, we’re thrilled to see our community thriving and achieving their personal finance goals. To celebrate, we launched […]