Having a child and starting a family is the dream for so many, but getting pregnant can prove to be a difficult challenge. According to the CDC, 12 percent of women of childbearing age (15-44) have received treatment for infertility – a total that equals 7.3 million U.S. women.
We all look forward to a fresh start in the new year, and our finances are no exception. Last year one of the most common New Year’s resolutions for 2017 was to save more money, but 80% of all resolutions had failed by February. You don’t have to become a statistic this upcoming year by setting unrealistic goals or failing to commit.
The holidays are supposed to be a happy time, but for too many people, the financial strain of travel and gift-giving can cause a great deal of stress. This year could be even worse than usual: The American Psychological Association’s 2017 Stress in America survey found that the U.S. is already at its highest stress level on record going into this holiday season. Yikes!
Protecting your credit health during the holidays can be a challenge. While we look forward to giving gifts to our loved ones, the cost of travel, entertainment and of course gifts for everyone on your list can add up fast. And if you’re not careful, this can impact your credit health long after the holidays are over.
Are you on the road to financial freedom or do you need to make a U-turn? Regardless of your financial situation, November is a great time to take a look at your personal financial situation and make adjustments. Why now, you ask?
The #MyProsperStory Photo Contest is back! Once again, we’re inviting you to show us what it looks like to be “on top of your finances” for a chance to win a full loan payoff, up to $35,000.