Individuals and communities have increasingly become “Earth conscious,” making heroic efforts to save our planet from climate change, deforestation, pollution and other threats. While taking personal responsibility to repair the world may seem like a daunting task, it is actually a lot easier—and more affordable—than you may think. After making an investment in Mother Earth you can even save money. That means more green in your pocket in exchange for a greener, cleaner planet.
When you treat yourself to a new pair of shoes or dinner at a restaurant, you want to know that you can afford the splurge – instead of worrying that you’re spending beyond your means. Unfortunately, debt is more common than you might think: 60 percent of Americans say they don’t have the freedom to […]
Are you stressed about money? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. A recent survey conducted by Prosper Marketplace found that nearly 60 percent of Americans do not have the financial freedom to enjoy life. Nearly half of the people surveyed said they were living paycheck to paycheck and few have the means to absorb a financial […]
For most couples, discussing finances isn’t exactly romantic—at times, it’s downright awkward. This Valentines day, we want to help couples avoid those awkward and potentially damaging conversations. Here are seven important questions every couple should discuss before taking the next big step, whether that’s moving in together or getting married: How much have you saved? […]
If you’re struggling with debt, chances are there are two words you’ll hear repeatedly as a possible solution: debt consolidation. Even so, when it comes to the process, you might be confused where to start. Here’s a primer. First, what is debt consolidation? Let’s say you owe money on three credit cards. Each charges you […]
Looking forward to a financially successful 2016? Here are some simple tips that may help you get there. A new year often reminds us it’s time to get our finances in order. For many, that means committing to reducing their debt. But figuring out a way to do so often seems overwhelming. Take Sarah Thomas, […]