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11 female financial leaders share the be...

Money / Financial Planning Natalia Lavrenkova / iStock.com With a plethora of financial advice, it can be difficult to know what is actually good advice and what you can ignore. So, to find reliable advice, I spoke to women who work in the financial sector about the best advice they have personally received. Find out: […]

Weekly Finance Time Helped Me Complete 3...

“Finance for the People” is a new book on personal finance that is actually about systemic injustice. In the book, financial planner Paco de Leon recommends scheduling weekly time for finances. I tried it for a month, and it helped me file my taxes and change my name on my bank accounts. Read more stories […]

93% of student borrowers not ready to st...

It has been almost two years since most borrowers had to pay their monthly student loan bill. And yet 93% of them are not ready to resume payments on May 1, according to a survey of more than 23,000 student borrowers by the Student Debt Crisis Center. “The payment break meant everything,” said Allison Newmes, […]

High School Teens May Be More Frugal Tha...

Teenagers who completed a personal finance course in high school would rather put $500 in the bank than buy a smartphone. You read correctly. With a background in personal finance under their belt, college students are three times more likely to choose saving money over buying a cell phone. In the age of texting, Snapchat, […]

A couple teaches couples about money

Personal finance A couple teaches couples about money Saturday, February 19, 2022 Muriithi Wanjau with his wife Carol in their house Karen during the interview on February 11, 2022. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG By PURITY WANJOHIMore from this author Summary Because of the unspoken power dynamic of money in relationships, couples talk about […]

Don’t Waste Your Money: Amazon’s Price R

by: James Wesser, John Matarese Job : February 18, 2022 / 11:45 a.m. EST / Update: February 18, 2022 / 11:45 a.m. EST (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images) (WHTM) – Millions of us have an Amazon Prime membership, it’s almost a no-brainer if you want fast, free delivery. But is it still worth […]

Don’t Miss These Amex Deals to Save Mone

Image source: Getty Images If you plan to use a credit card to pay for tax preparation and filing fees, you may be able to save some money. American Express cardholders can use Amex offers to get discounts when filing their taxes with popular tax preparation companies. Here’s what you need to know to keep […]

Fury as big banks abandon savers – ‘move

The Bank of England has raised base rates twice in a row, but the big high street banks are still paying savers as little as 0.01%. Experts urge savers to find a better deal today. After the Bank of England raised rates to 0.25% in December, Barclays, Lloyds and NatWest, Halifax, Nationwide, Santander, Virgin Money, […]

How to Save Money While Celebrating the ...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The unofficial holiday known as Super Bowl Sunday is almost upon us. And even if you’re not a Rams or Bengals fan, who doesn’t love a good Super Bowl party? But the question is: how do you avoid going bankrupt by welcoming family and friends this year? Experts say it all […]

The most romantic money moves you can ma...

For some people, talking about money is as enjoyable a way to spend time together as going for a long walk on the beach. “I’m a money nerd, so for me talking about money is super fun, and I paired it up with someone who is the same,” says Kate Fries, a certified financial planner […]

Ray Dalio Warns Era of Easy Money Is Ove...

Ray Dalio discussed the stock market correction, crypto risks, and the dangers of holding cash. The investor warned that the days of easy money, loose monetary policy and low inflation were over. Dalio said the crypto is vulnerable, traceable, attracts too much attention and likely faces bans. Ray Dalio warned investors that the days of […]

The Bartow Education Foundation grants m...

CARTERSVILLE, GA – The Bartow Education Foundation is awarding 196 Bartow County teachers funds to transform their classrooms and provide unique educational opportunities for hundreds of students. “The Teacher Grant program is the largest project we fund,” Bartow Education Foundation executive director Dot Frasier said in a press release. “This year, we disbursed $92,301.82 in […]

How passive is passive income?

The opportunity to earn money while we sleep is something few of us would turn down. And passive income, at face value, suggests we can do just that. Social media is full of influencers telling us how to generate passive income. And while many of these content creators are making money even when they’re not […]

The wonderful gift of financial literacy

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are already over! Now is the time to focus on the year ahead! While gift-giving season may be over, it’s never too late to give your loved ones (or yourself) the wonderful gift of financial literacy. Millennials and Generation X will inherit vast amounts of assets over the […]

Where to get free N95 masks from the fed...

Just as free COVID-19 home testing is hitting mailboxes across the country, the federal government is launching another key initiative to fight the pandemic: free masks. The Biden administration has started shipping N95 masks to pharmacies and community health centers across the country as part of its plan to get hundreds of millions of high-quality […]

What I Learned About Money Playing The S...

I played The Sims as a kid, and it taught me twisted lessons about money. I used the “rosebud” cheat code to make my Sims rich without working, and kept looking for the same cheat code in real life. Now that I am older, I realize that building wealth is not the same as the […]

Hopes dashed as banks fail to pass on in...

Jhe recent unexpected rise in interest rates could have been the good news that savers had been waiting for so long. But more than five weeks after the Bank of England raised rates, only four financial firms have passed on the full hike to all or nearly all of their variable rate savings account customers. […]

Market Timing is Risky – Put Your Money

CalypsoArt/iStock via Getty Images I was thinking of updating one of my original posts from 2017. Does market timing really work? Short and simple – if people knew how to time the market, there would be extremely wealthy people doing it. We all know stories of people making it huge by timing the market, but […]

How much money you should keep in your s...

Bank / Savings Account Ridofranz/Getty Images/iStockphoto If you have the happy problem of trying to figure out where to keep money beyond what you need to pay your monthly expenses, you may not know what the right amount to keep in an account is. standard savings. Don’t worry or make any hasty decisions. Experts have […]

Community Loan Fund Selects Successor to...

ALBANY – My Community Loan Fund has selected Destiny Watkins to succeed Paul Stewart, its longtime training and technical support manager, following his recent retirement. Watkins worked with the organization for seven years and was promoted internally from her previous role as Loan Manager for Community Development Loan Fund. She started with the agency as […]

Library Notes: Make Money Smart – Salisb

By Paul BirkheadRowan Public Library When a new year begins, one of the most popular resolutions is to take control of your personal finances. Budgeting, debt reduction, and investing can bring many benefits, even in the short term. It’s amazing that tackling this resolution could help other areas of life that may have gotten out […]

These free financial counseling services...

If you’ve ever felt like debt was choking your livelihood, you’re in good company. The average American owes more than $ 90,000 (including mortgage, student loan and other types of debt), according to the credit agency Experian. And no matter how up-to-date they are on every money-driven self-help book, social media page, and (ahem) website, […]

Here are your best money movements befor...

Investors can be shaken up as the New Year approaches, and rightly so. Even as the omicron Covid variant leads to a new wave of infections, the Federal Reserve’s easy money policies are coming to an end. For months, various inflation reports hit their highest levels in decades. The Consumer Price Index, which measures the […]

Kenyan fund management app Alvin raises ...

Kenyan startup Alvin, a smart money management app that helps people align their daily spending with their savings goals, has raised a US $ 740,000 pre-seed funding round as it continues to perfecting its product, which is in private beta. Formed in May of last year, Alvin is a smart money management app that uses […]

4 simple things to do with your money no...

Getty Images Need a boost with your New Year’s financial resolutions? There’s no need to complicate matters, says Ashley Feinstein Gerstley, author of the upcoming personal finance guide, “Financial Adulting — A 5-Step Guide to Adulting with Your Money.” A strong checklist can help you move forward with important things that you may have been […]

How Selling Classes Online Has Kept Me A...

Much of my business was built on travel and speaking, so it was gone during the pandemic. To stay afloat, I turned to online courses, an area I had explored in the past. The courses have helped me serve the same audiences, expand my reach, generate passive income, and up-sell. Read more stories from Personal […]

Stop tracking expenses and other financi...

When it comes to your money, sometimes doing nothing is the best thing to do. Financial to-do lists abound this time of year, and it’s always a good idea to check the rules about charitable giving or to set financial goals for the New Year. However, it’s just as important to know what to skip, […]

Oceonica Corp Acquires Personal Money Se...

personal money service Oceonica Corp. acquires Personal Money Service SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) January 25, 2021 Oceonica Corp. announced the acquisition of Personal Money Service Company, an online platform that connects consumers with trusted lenders across the United States. The purchase will better meet the needs of Oceonica Corp customers. and Personal Money Service across the […]