Are you planning to take out student loans soon? Be prepared to pay more for the privilege.
The National Retail Federation expects graduation spending to reach $5.2 billion this year. Although the most popular gifts are cash and gift cards, they’re not the only things grads will love and appreciate. With that in mind, here are some high school graduation gift suggestions.
It's easier to start your own online business than ever before these days. Compared to starting a physical retail store, the costs are almost nonexistent. An online store that has similar sales numbers could earn up to $100,000 more each year than a retail location. This speaks to the price of physical infrastructure versus online infrastructure. For something as niche
Getting a personal loan online has grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry, with lenders ranging from individuals in peer-to-peer programs to big banks. Although countless Americans have been helped by the ability to borrow money without leaving home, others have hurt themselves by being ill prepared for the process. “Because the loans are being evaluated remotely, the chances of making a mistake are increased,” warns Todd Nelson, business development officer of LightStream.com, which offers personal loans ranging from $5,000 to $100,000 in value. Nelson reveals the five worst mistakes you can make when borrowing money online.
Buying a home will probably be the most expensive item you ever purchase… until you buy the next one. Finding the right home at the right price is always a challenge. Discover how other American homebuyers searched for – and found – their homes in the following infographic above, based on the latest report from the National Association of Realtors.
Summer is quickly approaching, and that means it’s the perfect time to start thinking about which home projects you’re going to do this year. Summertime is often jam-packed with trips to the beach, family vacations, and visits to the mall to pick up some warmer-weather attire. Because of all of this, you might not think you’ll have enough money to
Act Before May 31 to Get Your Money Back Although Western Union has served as a reliable method for rapidly sending money over long distances since the late 1800s, the service is also used by scammers with increasing frequency. This has resulted the settlement of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that Western Union had not been doing enough to protect consumers from these scammers. The FTC has tallied over 550,000 consumer complaints of fraudulent money transfers involving Western Union between January 2004 and August 2015.
Are retirement savings a priority for you? If not, why aren’t they?
Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres tonight, and some theaters are holding fan events before the screening that will include costume contests. If you’re considering attending — or even if you’re planning to see the movie at the theaters later on — the following list of costumes on Amazon might pique your interest. You’ll definitely enhance your experience of the flick with the following Star Wars swag.