There’s nothing more exciting than buying your first house, especially when you’ve been scraping the bottom of your bank account to save for a down payment. But now that you’ve bought the house, it’s important to know the difference between scraping the bottom of your bank account and digging your own financial grave.
Since the Industrial Revolution, automation and mechanization have been changing the way people conduct business and create products to sell. However, this sort of change can be incredibly difficult to predict and plan for. It has been more than 200 years since the Constitution was created, and since then, many amendments and laws have needed to be made and adjusted
When you're living on a tight budget or even paycheck-to-paycheck, certain unexpected expenses can throw you for a significant loop. For those living in the United States, one of the highest unexpected costs you might have to pay is a surprise medical bill. These costs have been climbing to unbelievable heights in recent years, making healthcare inaccessible and too expensive
It's been a particularly hot summer across the world. Where a mile of hiking can burn an average of more than 500 calories, some of the temperatures we've seen this summer have caused us to opt for more cooling cardio. With June being the month the most ice cream is produced, we've seen a summer-long need for both frozen treats
Although roughly 827,000 divorces happen every year, that fact doesn’t do much to dissuade happy couples from tying the knot. That said, if you want your marriage to succeed, you might want to do everything you can to avoid financial issues; after all, money is cited as the second leading cause of divorce. For those who want to start their marriages off the right way, planning a wedding within your budgetary means is essential. In other words, you should steer clear of overspending. Unfortunately, that’s one mistake a lot of American couples are making. In fact, taking out a wedding loan is becoming more common than ever — but that doesn’t mean you should follow the trend.
When money is tight, having a reliable, steady paycheck makes a huge difference. Many people these days don’t have a reliable source of income – either hourly wages are too low to be consistent or multiple jobs are necessary to make ends meet. However, there may be another factor that could be limiting your paycheck: your health. Poor health can have a serious impact on your overall paycheck, depending on your job and circumstances. Starting Young Health issues are linked to absenteeism both at work and earlier on in life at school. For those families easily able to afford healthcare, absenteeism due to chronic conditions is usually less of a problem. However, when affording preventive care isn’t realistic, children can end up missing surprising amounts of school time. Even dental health, which often goes overlooked, can have a serious impact.