I’ve always said that you should dream about winning the lottery. While it is an extremely long shot to win the lottery, it isn’t that far fetched to receive a lump sum as an inheritance. Many people are often expecting or have already received an inheritance, even if it is a meager one of $5,000 or in the millions. But, do you know what to do with an inheritance? But, what do you do when you come into a large sum of money or highly valued assets thanks to an inheritance? There are several steps that you should consider taking when you … [Read more...] about What To Do With An Inheritance? – 3 Crucial Money Moves To Make
Commuting to school is hard enough for college students, but affording a parking permit and finding a parking spot on campus can be a nightmare for many students. Oftentimes, universities sell far more permits than they have spaces available for students, which is a huge problem for commuters who subsequently spend several minutes (or even close to an hour) driving around campus just to find a place to park their cars. But, there are ways to save on college transportation costs. It’s a huge hassle that is not only a waste of money. Why pay … [Read more...] about 7 Easy Ways for Students to Save on Transportation Costs
Many people mistakenly think that they do not need a last will and testament when they die. You may think that your valuables will naturally pass to your next of kin without very much fanfare or strife. You may think that you do not have enough assets to warrant the need of a will. You would be wrong. It is not a popular topic around the dinner table to discuss your last days on Earth, but dying without a will can not only cost your heirs time and money, but it can also prevent your final wishes from being carried out correctly. What Is A … [Read more...] about Top 5 Reasons Why You Need A Last Will And Testament
When you have multiple credit cards, loans, checking/savings and investment accounts, retirement savings accounts, and bills to keep track of, managing your personal finances without missing deadlines or losing track of transactions can be enormously difficult on your own. Fortunately, there are plenty of hands-off money management strategies, mobile apps, and personal finance software programs available to help consumers more effectively track their spending and saving patterns and maintain their financial well-being. However, few apps and … [Read more...] about CountAbout Review – Easily Keep Track of All Your Finances
You know you should improve your credit score. You hear over and over again that having bad credit can affect your interest rates on credit cards and loans, but if you think those are the only things bad credit affects, think again. 10 Things You Didn’t Know Bad Credit Affects 1. Your Mental Health Did you know that psychological and social epidemiological research has linked household debt to higher instances of depression, greater feelings of stress, lower quality health, and higher blood pressure? This may sound obvious, but the … [Read more...] about 10 Things You Didn’t Know Bad Credit Affects
Even if you’re single, your personal credit score matters to other people beyond just your landlord and lenders. In fact, a new survey from Discover Financial Services and Match Media Group (parent company of the Tinder dating app) found that 69% of the 2,000 people surveyed agreed that financial responsibility is an extremely important quality to them when it comes to finding a romantic partner. Surprisingly, financial responsibility ranked higher than a sense of humor (67%), attractiveness (51%), and ambition (50%).
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