Budget

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 |2019-03-12T16:21:54-04:00March 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: |

How to Save Money This Holiday Season—Without Being a Grinch

Don’t want to spend all your cash this season, but still aspire to buy your loved ones all those gifts they’ve been eyeing? Thankfully, wanting to save money doesn’t have to mean being a Grinch in this day and age. In fact, there are loads of programs, apps, and credit cards that will even reward [...]

By |2017-12-13T10:07:26-04:00December 19th, 2017|Categories: Advice, Budget, Misc|Tags: , , , , , |