7 Good Ways to Use a Tax Return
The date for filing tax returns is fast approaching, and even though this years tax deadline is pushed out three extra days to Tuesday, April 18, its time to start thinking about how to make your refund work for you.
Living the Life Overseas
When we received our military orders to go to the Mildenhall Air Force Base in the U.K. I have to admit that I was nervous. We had moved several times with the military, but always in the U.S. Not knowing what to expect or how much things would actually cost was a bit scary. Fortunately, my employer happened to have a friend from the U.K. and he set up a casual dinner meeting so I could ask questions.
Dealing with the Dreaded Ominous-looking Envelope
Catalogue, coupons, electric bill, letter from your aunt¦ So far, so good. And then you see it: the ominous looking envelope with an unfamiliar return address. You open it to find that your personal information may have been compromised because of a security issue experienced by an organization or business storing your vital details.
Money Missteps – A Great Thing to Happen to a Kid?
You Spent Your Money on What?!?!?! Any parent with a child old enough to have control over money has probably at least thought that, if not shouted it across a dinner table.
Can Your Credit Report Keep You From Getting Hired?
You’ve got the skills. You’ve got the experience. But you’re worried your credit reports may hold you back from getting that dream job. And to make matters even more aggravating, you have no idea what exactly the hiring company will be looking for on the reports.
VA Loan vs. Conventional Loan
When attempting to determine the best option for a mortgage there are so many choices that it can be overwhelming. In this article, we will compare two very common choices that I am asked about frequently.
How Mobile Account Alerts Can Help You
Have you ever gone to check out at a store and whipped out the plastic to pay, only to find out that the transaction won’t go through? If you have, you know that it can be a frustrating and embarrassing situation. Luckily the technology exists to help you avoid these little boo-boos in the future.
Know Your Money Psychology Style
We all make decisions with our money at one point or another that don’t work out for the best. Its just inevitable. But if you find yourself falling into patterns of behavior that lead to negative financial consequences, it could be time to examine a little more closely how you make these choices.
Four Tips for Making Valuable Business Connections at Events
As a marketing and events professional, people assume I am a natural extrovert. While the truth is actually the opposite, here’s my advice for making the most out of business gatherings.
Teaching Kids to Save, Share and Spend Smart
When my kids were young, it was a natural inclination for them and their friends to spend money. The difficult part came in teaching them to save.