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7 Reasons Why You Still Can’t Sell Your House

7 Reasons Why You Still Can’t Sell Your House

7 Reasons Why You Still Can’t Sell Your House

You made the investment and bought a house, but now it’s time to sell it. Whether you’re looking for a different atmosphere, moving for work, or accounting for any number of factors, selling your home can be one of the most complex deals you make. You might be facing steep competition from other homes for... Read More

3 Things LGBT Job Seekers Should Do to Vet an Employer

3 Things LGBT Job Seekers Should Do to Vet an Employer

3 Things LGBT Job Seekers Should Do to Vet an Employer

We think it’s important to build a financially strong LGBTQ community. That’s because the stronger we are financially, the more capable we are of funding the causes and initiatives most important to us. Yes, we’ve made lots of progress over the years, but we’ve been reminded recently that the fight isn’t over. This is why... Read More

How to Break the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

How to Break the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

How to Break the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a risky move for your finances. Trying to make ends meet every month is not only exhausting but can create unwanted stress. Who wants that? Here are some tips to help you break free from the never-ending cycle. 1. Recognize the Issue The first step to ending the cycle... Read More

5 Ways to Save on Gardening

5 Ways to Save on Gardening

5 Ways to Save on Gardening

Each spring, millions of Americans head out to their gardens and get to work growing food. In fact, the number of U.S. households engaged in gardening jumped from 36 million households in 2008 to 42 million in 2013 — a 17% increase, according to the National Gardening Association. The trend is particularly hot among millennials, according to... Read More

It Cost Me $14,262.70 to Move to NYC

It Cost Me $14,262.70 to Move to NYC

It Cost Me $14,262.70 to Move to NYC

My move to New York was years in the making, which is probably a good thing, considering how much money my husband and I had to save to get it done. We both previously spent a lot of time in the city and researched a lot about the cost of living, so we were prepared... Read More

7 Ways to Keep Your Dog Happy This Summer

7 Ways to Keep Your Dog Happy This Summer

7 Ways to Keep Your Dog Happy This Summer

The kids are on vacation from school, and you’re taking time off work. That’s what summer is all about. But doesn’t the dog also deserve a little warm-weather R&R? Of course! Summer is a great time to let your puppy have a little extra fun in the sun. Just remember to do it safely. As... Read More

Time Warner Cable & Charter Overcharged Customers $7.2 Million a Year, Senate Finds

Time Warner Cable & Charter Overcharged Customers $7.2 Million a Year, Senate Finds

Time Warner Cable & Charter Overcharged Customers $7.2 Million a Year, Senate Finds

A U.S. Senate investigation just gave consumers a reason to cut the cord. According to a report released Friday, TWC overcharged customers nationwide an estimated $639,948 between January and April this year, with the projected yearly total pegged at $1,919,844. On top of all that, Charter, TWC’s new parent company as of May, told the Senate’s Subcommittee that it... Read More

The Wage Gap Really Widens When Women Hit This Age

The Wage Gap Really Widens When Women Hit This Age

The Wage Gap Really Widens When Women Hit This Age

It’s no secret that women often make less money than men, but a new study discovered there’s a certain age when that problem escalates. According to a gender equity report from Visier, a workforce analytics firm, the gender wage gap in America widens around age 32. The study found this is the time when women... Read More

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