Presumably you’ve worked hard for your money, so why not try and make it work hard for you? So what is this thing called investing, and how would someone go about doing it? More importantly, is investing something you should get involved in?
Some Michiganders aren’t impressed after three giant retailers announced that for the first time, they would open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day to stay competitive during tough economic times.
Yankee Swap, Secret Santa, Grab Bag, White Elephant – whatever you call it, there’s a good chance that you’ll be a part of a gift exchange this holiday season. White elephant gifts are usually something inexpensive – humorous tchotchkes that you most likely won’t be jealous giving to someone else. So whether it’s for your office Christmas party or a family holiday gathering, here are a few white elephant gift ideas ranging from off-the-wall to practical.
Veterans Day is one day a year that many businesses and organizations take the opportunity to say thank you for your service and show their support through discounts on meals or products. If you’re a veteran, be sure to check out some of these great deals. If you’re not a veteran, make sure you pass this along to someone who is!
Are you new to the working world? If so, the single best piece of advice I can give is to contribute to your employer’s 401(k) program. What’s a 401(k) program, you ask? And why should you contribute? Both good questions. Read on to learn more.
Many don’t realize how important checking your credit score is. Your credit score can be the difference between saving money and spending additional money. In the past year about 148 million people have not reviewed their credit report at all. To help reinforce the importance of credit scores as well as the importance of checking these scores, Quizzle has created an infographic with lots of good information on the subject. Check it out!
If this is your first year as a trick-or-treat stop or if you continue to buy candy corn, Mary Janes and Dum Dums, here are a few tips on how to approach this year’s Halloween candy-buying season.
According to the United States Department of Labor, less than half of America’s citizens have taken the time to figure out, let alone save up the amount of money they will need for their retirement, which is typically about 20 years in length.
If you’re beginning your car-shopping adventure, I’m sure you’ve spent time contemplating, “Do I go with a car dealership or a private seller?” This is the question my dad, Marshall, faced earlier this month. With a dead car in his driveway and limited time to make the decision, he considered both avenues. As fearless car-shopping partners, we made a number of observations.
My first time leasing a car was a bad experience, although I learned valuable lessons that helped me when it came time to lease again. Don’t make the same mistakes I did. If you’re considering leasing a car, take a look at the pointers I have before you make any decisions.