[News] How Did the New Tax Law Work Out: The Numbers Are In

Here’s Where We Stand With the New Tax Laws Everyone knows two things are certain — death and taxes. Something else that's also true is the tax laws are constantly changing. So it’s important to pay attention. While there are many changes, the main one on most taxpayer’s plate is the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. What Did the Act Do? There...

[News] American Crisis: Student Loan Debt

Increased Cost of Living Is Setting Millennials Back Many Americans are facing student loan debt that feels insurmountable, according to a 2018 survey by Student Loan Hero. This survey was conducted to challenge the idea that millennials have it easier than previous generations.It turns out that this line of thinking isn't accurate. Instead, young adults are facing a financial crisis...

Why the California Gas Tax May Not Be Enough

California Needs More to Fix Failing Roads and Bridges The Golden State prides itself on its beautiful coastline along with its diverse terrain of desert, forest and gorgeous sunny views at every turn. Visitors and tourists are a mainstay of California, but they may have noticed some things in a sad state of disrepair last time they visited. Like a...

How Does the Fed’s Decision on Rates Impact You?

Steady Interest Rates Have Their Pros and ConsLast week, a decision was made by the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates between 2.25% and 2.5%. This means that, for now, investors can expect rates to stay steady. This wasn’t a united decision, however, which indicates that changes are likely around the corner. What does a steady interest rate mean for...

NC High Schools Want to Teach Fiscal Responsibility to Students

Students to Be Taught the Risks of DebtLawmakers in North Carolina passed on a bill that will require high schoolers to complete a personal finance course as part of their graduation requirements. The goal is to better prepare students for the many financial decisions they will be making in the immediate future. While some teachers excitedly support this decision, not...

7 Unexpected and Costly Life Expenses

7 Unexpected and Costly Life Expenses
Life has a way of making, er, life, difficult. Just when you think you have everything under control and you’ve gotten the hang of “adulting” (especially when it comes to your finances), something crops up and demands more of your money than you have. This is exactly what leads many Americans to take out costly credit cards and loans,...

How to Create a Budget

How to Create a Budget
Creating a budget may seem like a daunting task, but it offers a great option for keeping your finances in order on a regular basis, planning ahead and knowing exactly where you stand at a glance. You’ll need your current bills, a spreadsheet or notebook and income information. We’ve provided a basic spreadsheet to get you started. Decide On a...

Simplify Life with Automation

Simplify Life with Automation
One of the reasons that it is sometimes hard to stick to a budget is that you have access to the money. It’s tempting to spend what’s in your hand, especially after a long week of work. Thankfully, technology has come a long way and you have the ability to avoid this situation completely. Direct Deposit Direct deposit certainly makes life...

Simplifying Your Life

Simplifying Your Life
Do you ever feel like you are constantly on the go, but never get anything done? This is what happens when we have too much on our plates. It’s time to slow down and evaluate what’s really going on so that you can make the most of your most valuable commodity… your time. Learn to Say “No” One of the easiest...

CBD Fights Inflammation

CBD Fights Inflammation
CBD is also known as Cannabidiol. It is essentially marijuana but without the effects of THC. You do not get the same high feeling and the benefits are far greater. One of those benefits is a reduction in inflammation within the body. Use CBD to fight inflammation and reduce your pain. What is Cannabidiol Cannabis has at least 113 cannabinoids, with...

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Are Affiliate Marketing Programs Really Worthwhile?

Are Affiliate Marketing Programs Really Worthwhile?

Everyday we hear stories about individuals who have made it big using online business models. Many are earning the majority of their income from...