Today there are 10 million single moms making it work, day by day, we decided to profile and celebrate four who were willing to share their tips on how they're doing it. Read on and get inspired.
Let's be honest, America is having a credit card debt crisis. We, as a nation, are $11.4 trillion in debt to credit card companies. Luckily, there is a very easy solution to stop paying all of that interest to the credit card companies, and it comes from the most unlikely source ... the credit card companies.
"It's the Consumers, Stupid," is an oft-repeated mantra being echoed currently by Internet advocates who want to keep Internet access free. But there's a more important reason to worry about consumer health
The analysis insinuates that Americans should not be happy with their achievements because they have not attained arbitrary material objects. Somehow, USA Today misses what the American Dream is all about -- the pursuit of whatever each individual finds personally fulfilling.
Living In Retirement,
Planning For Retirement,
The Big Switch,
The Principal Financial Group,
At the moment of retirement, our paycheck stops like a light switching off. (Click!) For many, Social Security checks are significantly lighter than a regular paycheck, and yet, most of us still do next to nothing to adjust to this new reality.
Once again those families and communities that have long been and continue to be subject to discriminatory (and often predatory) behavior, pay a high price. But so do many who have not traditionally been victimized by these practices.
The dread fear of retirement is living so long that you run out of money. Of course, there will be Social Security, but as many seniors are finding out, that's not enough to live on. Unless you also have a lifetime pension, the greatest retirement challenge is managing your assets...
One would think by now that people would have figured this whole thing out. One would at least suppose people are smarter than before, that they don't just follow the next so-called financial guru. Alas, the evidence doesn't support this optimism. No Easy Button Here Here's what this is...
Following the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many employers have seen their health care costs rise. Our new report, "2014 Employer-Sponsored Health Care: ACA's Impact," shows some will pass those new costs onto their staff.
Since you lived at home with your parents for 18 years of your life, is 4 more years really going to kill you? Doing so would save you approximately $40,000.
Receiving training in a performing arts degree program within a liberal arts college, affords students an opportunity to learn their craft while receiving a college degree.
Real Estate Advice,
Real Estate Eduction,
Real Estate Investing,
Real Estate Investment,
Real Estate Investor,
Real Estate Tip,
If you're in a need-to-move situation and can't sell your home, you may be in better shape than you think. Throw off the negative thoughts and the "sell when I can" attitude and think like an investor.
Furnaces And Air-Conditioners,
Washing Machines And Driers,
We frequently hear about the need for governments -- local, county, state and federal -- to get competing bids, and too often we learn after the fact that contracts were let without getting bids. But many people ask, "Does getting competing bids really make any difference?"
America loves an underdog, a scrappy competitor who manages to beat the odds. By staying so low for so long, interest rates have not only beaten the odds in recent years, they've laughed right in their face. The question is, how long can interest rates keep doing it?
BRICS Development Bank,
BRICS World Bank,
New Development Bank,
New BRICS Bank,
The "New Development Bank" announced in Fortaleza this week marks the launch of a collective lending platform steered exclusively by the BRICS countries. With an authorized capital of $100 billion, it could lend up to $34 billion per year. It is not an understatement to say that this is a new kind of bank for a new world order. For the first time in history, infrastructure spending consistently exceeds military expenditure.
My husband and I received four wedding invitations for this summer, and we knew we wanted to do everything we could to attend each one. With some strategic saving, budget adjustments and frugal choices, we'll be able to enjoy them for less than $2,200.
Don't be overly confident that you have the right insurance! Even if you're financially savvy, there might be something important you're missing. It's worth the time to get expert advice.
Recent news that Florida is the first state in the nation to adopt the Council for Economic Education's National Standards for Financial Literacy is an encouraging development -- and hopefully other states will similarly follow suit.
Is a student loan a loan? For those students who understand their obligation through all the fog and repay them, sure it is. But for most students, a loan is something they try to forget.
A credit freeze locks down your credit report so lenders can't see your scores, making your credit/SSN useless to them because they don't know their risk level.