Budget

10 of the Best Personal Finance Podcasts

Podcasts are the perfect mix of media. It’s like listening to music and reading a book all at the same time — and the best part? You can enjoy them anytime, anywhere. Blare one on your commute into work, plug one in on your morning run, or listen as you’re cooking dinner, showering, or just [...]

By |2019-06-20T13:51:58-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Budget, Education, Financial, Mortgage|Tags: , , , , |

5 Ways to Save on Your Summer Vacay (And Still Save for that House!)

Just because you’re saving up to buy a house doesn’t mean you have to scrimp and penny-pinch at every turn. Even more importantly? It doesn’t mean skipping that much-needed summer vacation either. If you’re looking to buy a house but still need a little R&R this season, there are plenty of ways to travel on [...]

By |2019-07-01T18:40:30-04:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Budget|Tags: , , , |

7 Things About Taxes Every Freelancer Should Know

From the non-traditional schedule to the flexibility of location, freelancing certainly has its perks. When it comes time for tax season, though? It’s pretty easy to lose sight of them. Taxes for a freelancer are notoriously confusing. From the write-offs we’re eligible for to just calculating our many streams of disparate income, there are a [...]

By |2019-04-18T19:36:12-04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Budget, Financial|Tags: , , , |

Buying a Home in 2019? Make These 4 New Year’s Resolutions

Thinking of buying a home sometime next year? Then forget pledging to eat healthier or get more sleep this NYE. Instead, make these financially-focused New Year’s resolutions and put yourself on the path to affordable homeownership: Improve your credit score — even just a little bit. Work on paying down your debts and credit card [...]

By |2018-12-27T10:10:29-04:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Advice, Budget, Financial, Mortgage, Purchase|Tags: , , |

5 Creative Ways to Save for a Down Payment

The need to save for a down payment has become one of the biggest hurdles for today’s home buyers. Faced with rising home prices (meaning a larger down payment is required), plus surging student loan debt, many buyers can barely save at all — let alone enough to buy their dream house. So what do they do? [...]

By |2018-09-25T16:31:19-04:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Budget, Financial, Purchase|Tags: , , |

How to Protect Your Credit and Pay Down Your Debt from the Holidays

The beauty of buying on credit during the holidays is that you can purchase whatever you can’t afford at that particular moment. However, after all the gifts are opened, and you get back to real life, that credit card debt still need to be paid. Failure to pay on time — or failure to pay at all [...]

By |2018-10-11T16:54:22-04:00January 29th, 2018|Categories: Budget, Financial|Tags: , |

Savvy Savings: 52-Week Money Saving Challenge

By: Alexandra Beaulieu, Talent Development Coordinator I don't know about you, but around my house, money can be a bit tight following the busy holiday season. This past December was a whirlwind month for us---purchasing just the right gifts for friends and loved ones, spending more money than usual on groceries and travel, and the [...]

By |2019-01-24T11:37:18-04:00January 27th, 2018|Categories: Budget, Financial, Talent Development|Tags: |

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