The mal-employment rate is a statistic that measures how many college grads are under-utilized in the workforce; mainly those working in jobs that require no college education (waiters, bartenders, etc.). According to CNNMoney, thirty-seven percent of college students who graduated in 2012 were mal-employed. On top of that, the average student loan [...]
Over the last few years the federal government, and local and state governments as well, have begun hiring private debt collectors to collect on the millions of unpaid tax dollars that Americans owe, as well as even things like small unpaid parking tickets and unpaid highway tolls.
It’s a great deal for a lot of [...]
According to data gathered by the Pew Research Center, in 2015 nearly 20% of adults had personal data of one form or another stolen, an 11% rise from the year before. 2014 was also a year in which we saw some of the biggest companies in the United States have their customer data/information breached on [...]
No one ever said that being frugal would be easy but, if you’re in debt up to your eyeballs, or don’t ever want to be, being frugal is one of the best ways to take care of the former and the latter.
Some people have a much easier time being frugal because they were lucky [...]
Unless you’ve been living deep in the African jungle for last 10 years, you probably own a smartphone and use it every single day. Let’s face it, there’s nothing more convenient than carrying around a computer in your back pocket, one that can connect you with the Internet, help you call your mom, take pictures, [...]
As you go through life, you’ll get advice left and right from people who will tell you what to do with your money, from investing it wisely to spending it frugally. Today’s blog is about what not to do, and what money choices never to make, because they’re just ridiculously bad and very
Prices have gone up on almost everything and you are paying more everywhere; from the gas pump to your favorite restaurant. You can blame it on the weak dollar or you can become a smarter everyday shopper. Saving money isn’t as hard as you might think. Believe it or not, you can actually do it [...]
Finding the perfect premises for your business can be fraught with difficulties.
Regardless if you’re looking for city centre office space or a sprawling warehouse on the outskirts of town, there are several things to consider before parting with your hard-earned cash.
Of course, the decision on whether to rent or buy, with purchase costs [...]
Many American consumers worry about how much money they should be “saving” every month, debating the merits of saving 10% as opposed to 25% or whatever number that they feel is “correct”.
The fact is however that it’s not the amount of money that you save that will build wealth, per se, but what you [...]
We recently ran a blog about the importance of setting up a budget, one of many that we’ve run here for our readers. Today’s blog is about setting up your new budget as easily as possible and, to that end, we have 7 Easy Steps below that will help you to do just [...]