Why Every Renter Needs Renters Insurance Before They Move In

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When you’re renting an apartment, condo, or single-family home, your landlord may or may not require renter’s insurance before signing the lease. Even if your landlord doesn’t require it, however, you may still want to take out this insurance as a precaution against the potentially devastating consequences associated with personal property loss/damage and even the unlikely (yet possible) circumstance in which the residence becomes uninhabitable. Renter’s insurance can be a financial lifesaver in some cases, yet only one-third of renters actually take out a renter’s insurance policy (and many could be doing it solely because their landlord required it). Whereas a vast majority of homeowners have homeowner’s insurance – likely because mortgage lenders require it and some states even have … Read more

What to Do When You Have to Cover Your Own Job Interview Travel Expenses


After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 went into effect, tax deductions for job interview expenses were put on ice through 2025. In other words: job seekers were previously able to deduct some/all expenses related to job interviews (e.g., transportation, accommodations) but now none of these expenses are tax-deductible between 2018 and 2025. The freeze on this deduction was an unfortunate blow for people hoping to get a job outside of their immediate, drivable areas. Some employers reimburse a portion (or entirety) of job interview-related travel expenses, but if you happen to receive a call-back for an interview without reimbursement offered to candidates, here are some of your options for saving time and money while searching far and … Read more

Why You Need to Start Investing in Skin Care

I know what you’re thinking – skin care is a luxury that shouldn’t be considered an investment. The overpriced products are all just a marketing scheme to make women feel that they need to look prettier, which is possible with certain products. But, skin care is more than just trying to keep up with unrealistic beauty standards. It’s about taking care of your skin and keeping it healthy. So, don’t view skin care as a pampering luxury that people waste their money on. When you’re educated and know the types of products and routines you need, it can actually save you money in the future and keep your skin glowing and healthy. Look Good, Feel Good Let’s face it, when … Read more

What Is Unretirement and How Will It Affect Future Generations of Workers?

As technological and medical advancements increase the average human lifespan, our society has had to re-evaluate its approach to the traditional work model and target retirement ages. In fact, a new survey conducted by Harris Poll for TD Ameritrade recently found that at least one-third of Americans aged 40 or older plan to continue working past the traditional retirement age of 65. There are also plenty people who retire for a while then return to the workforce a few years later. It’s worth noting that financial reasons aren’t always the motivating factor for someone to go back to work; some people want access to more mental stimulation, socializing opportunities and/or emotionally fulfilling activities than what traditional retirement can offer. This … Read more

What Are Bridge Loans? Everything You Need to Know

If you are in the transitional period in the home buying process and are in need of cash flow, then you may want to look into bridge loans. Click here for more. You’ve seen the perfect home, but your existing house hasn’t sold yet. What do you do? Wait and hope you sell your place fast enough. Or you could get one to secure your new home now! If you are buying a house, loans might be the key to your financial success. In this article, we will go over what bridge loans are and how they can help you get into that beautiful home of yours! Just how does this work? Read this short fact-packed article showing how you … Read more

When to Start Saving for Retirement: 11 Facts Everyone Under 30 Needs to Know

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Setting up a retirement fund is a vital financial skill that could have a huge impact on your future quality of life. Despite the importance, a lot of younger people simply don’t know when to start saving for retirement. When to Start Saving for Retirement Making the right choices early on could make all the difference between a happy retirement or a constant struggle. This article lists 11 things you should know about saving for retirement. Let’s get into it. 1. When to Start Saving for Retirement? As Early as Possible If you take one thing away from this article, make it this point. One of the biggest regrets that people often have in life is that they didn’t start … Read more