5 Tips for How to Tip

Personal Finance

5 Tips for How to Tip

5 Tips for How to Tip

There seems to regularly be a lot of discussion about the death of tipping, but is this tradition really on its way out? Even with minimum wages on the rise, you likely want to be sure you are behaving appropriately and paying a reasonable amount so you and those in the service industry can stick… Read More

How to Use the GI Bill to Pay for Your Kid’s College

Students

How to Use the GI Bill to Pay for Your Kid’s College

How to Use the GI Bill to Pay for Your Kid’s College

Ingrid Bruns admits that she and her husband, Arch, probably didn’t save as much for their two daughters’ college educations as they should have. Though the couple is careful with their money (Ingrid became an Accredited Financial Counselor while living overseas as a military spouse, and now serves as director of Military Life Advice at… Read More

7 Times an Issuer Could Freeze Your Credit Card

Credit Cards

7 Times an Issuer Could Freeze Your Credit Card

7 Times an Issuer Could Freeze Your Credit Card

Have you ever been puzzled when your credit card was declined? Sometimes it’s a technical glitch like a worn-out magnetic stripe or a merchant’s intermittent communications system, but other times it turns out that your account has been frozen. Why would your account be frozen? It turns out that there are a few pretty good reasons why a… Read More

4 Tips to Help You Tackle Student Loan Debt

Students

4 Tips to Help You Tackle Student Loan Debt

4 Tips to Help You Tackle Student Loan Debt

Higher education is expensive — and prices continue to rise. Because of this climbing tuition and inadequate parent savings, student loan debt now plagues 40 million Americans. Your student loans were an investment in your education and career, but now you need to start making your payments. It’s important to not get overwhelmed, intimidated or… Read More

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