How To Write A Check in 6 Easy Steps

How To Write A Check in 6 Easy Steps

There are several reasons why you may need to write a check. For instance, some businesses will give you a discount for writing a check instead of swiping a card. This is because they will save money by not having to pay a processing fee. So if you are going to fill...
Maternity Leave: What You Need to Know

Maternity Leave: What You Need to Know

A new baby in the family is a wonderful event that brings with it equal amounts of joy and work. As a soon-to-be working mom, you might be wondering how maternity leave benefits you. What are the rules regarding maternity leave? What do I need to do to prepare? Will I...
18 Best Bank Promotions and Bonuses

18 Best Bank Promotions and Bonuses

Who doesn’t love free money? While there are very few “free lunches” in the world, there are plenty of bank promotions to earn free money for opening a new account. Banks used to offer pointless gifts but have finally understood that new customers...
Should You Claim 0 or 1 on Your Tax Return?

Should You Claim 0 or 1 on Your Tax Return?

Years ago when I was just a little sapling starting out in the professional world, I was given a W-4 and asked to write down how many allowances I wanted. I was told it was for tax purposes. But, I had no idea what it meant or how it would affect my paychecks. Now...
3 Best Dental Insurance Plans

3 Best Dental Insurance Plans

Do you really need a dental insurance plan? Maybe you should just get a dental savings plan instead? If you’ve ever questioned what are the best dental insurance plans this article will help clarify them and help make your decision quickly.  Finding the best dental...
5 Ways to Get an Internet Phone Number

5 Ways to Get an Internet Phone Number

In the past, if you wanted to get a phone number you had to jump through a series of hoops. You had to call the local phone company, have a tech come out, etc., etc. The Internet has brought with it many amazing benefits. You can use it to search for information on...
What Does It Mean to Finance a Car?

What Does It Mean to Finance a Car?

This is completely coincidental, but I actually purchased a used car recently, after being car-less for nearly four years. Even though the car was used, I still had to finance it. Financing a car means you’re borrowing money from a bank or financial institution so you...
How to Overcome Financial Problems and Difficulties

How to Overcome Financial Problems and Difficulties

It keeps you up at night, it’s the constant mental burden that causes you stress and anxiety. Money problems — it can feel impossible to solve and according to a Stress in America survey, two-thirds of respondents say it’s their number one reason they worry. In...
How Much House Can I Afford?

How Much House Can I Afford?

If you’re thinking about buying a house – or upgrading from your current house, you may be wondering about price. How much house can you afford? In what price range should you be shopping? These are not always easy questions to answer, but with a bit of knowledge they...