National Insurance Awareness Day is June 28. It’s a great reminder to examine your insurance coverage, assess your risks, and consider any life changes that necessitate updating your policies. Once identifying your needs, you can comparison shop to get the best prices to aid you in your goal to pay down debt while still getting the right coverage.
COVID-19 has rocked the global economy and left millions of people unemployed. In the US, more than 20.5 million people are unemployed because of the pandemic. If you are one of the affected individuals, you are probably wondering whether you will go back to your old job or secure a new one. The ability to secure a job after the epidemic depends on the industry that you are in and your job title. Let us look at the various industry facts and discuss what you can do if you do not get your job back.
Financial awareness extends beyond merely knowing what state your personal finances are in, although that’s certainly the start of becoming financially aware. The full scope of awareness includes being smart with money -- and that’s never more important than during a pandemic that has brought great economic uncertainty. To help celebrate National Financial Awareness Day on August 14th, we’ve compiled a step-by-step guide to becoming financially smarter during the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you've made it past your 50th birthday, you've been through a lot! Here's the good news... Today's over-50 crowd generally expects to live as actively as they did in their 30s and 40s. Only now, you get discounts!
2020 has been a rough year for everyone and it has sometimes felt unbelievable as to what we have endured thus far. But 2020 will end and the end of June marked the year's halfway point. That makes the start of July the perfect time to reassess your budget to make certain that you are on track with your expenses and goals. Perhaps you put into place a detailed plan at the start of the year, but if 2020 illustrates anything it's this: you can't plan for the unexpected.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted millions of people’s household budget plans. With hundreds of thousands of people out of work, the strain on the economy is being felt strongest right at home. Now, more than ever, it’s important to manage the money you do have with prudence and forethought. It’s never smart to let money trickle down the drain, but the current situation makes it even more crucial to track every penny spent.
In honor of National Safety Month we want to talk about financial safety. When we say financial safety, we're talking about several different aspects of this part of your life. First off, there's the obvious part of protecting yourself from dangers like credit card fraud and identity theft. But financial safety is more than that. It means making certain that your credit is healthy, not just because there's no fraud, but because you take measures in your own life to build up healthy credit. Financial safety is about getting out of debt and saving for the future. Let's take a look at some steps you can take for better financial safety in your life.
Reducing your debt load is a great way to focus on having a lot of fun while keeping your financial plan on track. With a little bit of ingenuity, you can debt proof your summer and still have a great time. Here are some of the best ways to do that, and the areas you'll want to consider in order to make the most of summer fun on a budget.
All across the country people are feeling not just the pressure of a global pandemic, but also that of an economy in free fall. If you are one of the tens of millions of Americans who have lost their jobs in the last two months, or one of the many who has been forced to reduce hours or cut back on work to protect your health and others, you are likely struggling to figure out how you will pay your bills. Fortunately, right now many institutions are providing some breathing room during this time. Here are some options for those who are grappling with making payments right now.
Recently designated as a global pandemic, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is already disrupting our daily lives and is expected to continue to do so in the weeks and even months ahead. In addition to worrying about the health and safety of family and friends, people are also rightfully concerned about their financial wellbeing. While these fears are natural, there’s good news, too: There are some steps you can take to stay safe and prepared through this public health crisis.