financial

Why It Is So Hard To Save Money

According to the Federal Reserve, the average working-age couple only saved $5,000 for retirement in 2016 and it may be our brain's fault! A new study suggests people unconsciously think more about making money than they think about saving it, because we tend to think we have more time to save than...
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More Workers Quitting Their Current Jobs To Seek Professions They Enjoy

If you're going to spend the majority of your day working at a job, it should be something you want to do! A recent survey by NetQuote.com found nearly 74% of Americans have left a job to pursue their true passions. As unemployment reached a record low in April of 3.9 percent, some Americans are...
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Signs Your Device Has Been Hacked

How do you know if your accounts and devices have been hacked? It's not like they leave you a note saying your identity has been stolen. But there are some tell-tale signs you can easily identify so that you can stop the hack before it ruins your digital life! One of the biggest red flags likely to...
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The Toilet Roll Personality Test

Toilet paper can be a point of contention in many homes. Should the paper over or under? A survey of 2,000 people and discovered those who 'roll over' (leaving the loose end away from the wall) like being in charge, like organization and order, and some even said they would flip a roll at a 'roll...
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The Simple Act Of Volunteering Could Be A Financial Win For Your Kids

As parents we always look to ways that give our children the best tools for success in life, including a much larger paycheck then even ours! So if you want your children to earn more money than you in their lifetime, get them to volunteer. A new study of nearly 9,500 teens found that those who...
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The Number One Reason Couple Break Up Isn't What You May Think

You never go into a romantic relationship thinking that you'll end up breaking up or divorcing but with half of marriages ending in divorce the odds aren't too promising. After the break up the signs were clear that it wasn't meant to be. But this one common behavior can save you years of heartache...
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Long Commutes To Work Is Costing You Time and Money

Looking for a raise? Move closer to work! Researchers examined the impacts of commuting to and from work on the well-being of more than 26,000 employees and found that an additional 20 minute commute time is the equivalent of losing 19% of your paycheck. The study found that every extra minute of...
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Student Uses 3x5 Note Card Loophole To Cram For A Test

The devil is in the detail and for one lucky student it paid off well. Reb Beatty is an assistant professor at a Community College in Maryland, where he has taught Financial Accounting for years. As with previous classes, the Professor allows students to bring one 3x5 notecard with any information...
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Good Credit Score Ranks Higher Than Looks and Humor For Daters

When looking for love we generally seek out someone with a good sense of humor, looks, job and a high credit score. A recent Tinder survey of 2,000 daters found 2/3 of people say financial stability is more important than humor, looks, ambition, courage and modesty. Apparently a good credit score...
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Half Of Americans Unable To Spare $100 In An Emergency

A new survey found that almost half of Americans are not financially able to handle an emergency if it required $100 cash, while almost a 1/3 worry about any unexpected monthly expenses, even as little as $10. The Bloomberg survey highlights concerns of stability in the workforce with only 45% of...
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