10 Ways to Cut the Cost of Self-Storage

Personal Finance

10 Ways to Cut the Cost of Self-Storage

10 Ways to Cut the Cost of Self-Storage

Americans buy — and keep — a lot of stuff. That’s made self-storage a $24 billion industry, according to its major trade group, the Self Storage Association. According to the SSA, 84% of all U.S. counties have at least one self-storage facility. It’s been one of the fastest-growing sectors of the commercial real estate industry for the past… Read More

Can You Afford to Quit Your Job?

Personal Finance

Can You Afford to Quit Your Job?

Can You Afford to Quit Your Job?

Thinking about leaving your job? The decision can be both scary and liberating, but if you are ready to follow through, it’s important to make sure the process is thought out. Whether you are quitting to get more freedom, higher earning potential or a more enjoyable career path, you will likely need money in the… Read More

5 Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Bank Account

Identity Theft

5 Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Bank Account

5 Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Bank Account

Phishing, scamming and stolen identity problems — we have all heard about them. But how do you ensure that you don’t become a victim? Once you go through the process of choosing a savings or checking account, it’s important to keep the funds inside them — and yourself — safe. Illegal access to your financial records is one… Read More

3 Ways Your Weekend Is Busting Your Budget

Personal Finance

3 Ways Your Weekend Is Busting Your Budget

3 Ways Your Weekend Is Busting Your Budget

You penny pinch and save all week but somehow still end up over your budget when number crunching time rolls around. There’s a good chance your weekend activities may be setting your balance out of whack. It’s a good idea to take a careful look at your spending patterns and try some weekend hacks to… Read More

Families Spent $3K More on College This Year

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Families Spent $3K More on College This Year

Families Spent $3K More on College This Year

For the past four academic years, families tried to reduce the amount of money they paid for college, even as tuition prices steadily grew. For the first time since the 2009-2010 school year, families of undergraduate students spent more than $24,000 on average for a year of college, according to the “How America Pays for… Read More

10 Financial Moves to Keep You Sane During a Divorce

Personal Finance

10 Financial Moves to Keep You Sane During a Divorce

10 Financial Moves to Keep You Sane During a Divorce

Divorce is expensive. For starters, you have the costs of hiring attorneys and splitting up assets, which can be substantial. There’s also the hard fact that living as a single person costs more. Couples enjoy substantial savings from sharing expenses such as child care, of course, but also the day-to-day cost of living. This is not to say… Read More

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