What To Do When You Take Out Loans But You Dropped Out Of School

Many Americans fall into this camp of individuals who took out loans but for one reason or another had to stop going to school. Maybe they got sick, had to drop out to take care of a family member, or perhaps their current education path was not for them. Whatever [...]

By |2017-10-31T10:08:51+00:00October 31st, 2017|Student Loans|Comments Off on What To Do When You Take Out Loans But You Dropped Out Of School

Determining How Much You Should Save For Retirement

“It’s never too early to start saving for retirement” is probably something you have heard from either your parents or peers. However, this prompts us to ask the next question: how much should I save? If you go ask several different financial professionals, you will probably get a different answer [...]

By |2017-10-30T11:48:27+00:00October 30th, 2017|Finance|Comments Off on Determining How Much You Should Save For Retirement

Easy DIY Home Improvement Projects For Beginners

Calling all DIY beginners: Time to grab your tool belt and some tools so you can start doing DIY projects on your own. Instead of hiring a handyman, here are 10 common DIY projects for beginners that any homeowner (or apartment/condo renter) can learn to do. Not only will your [...]

By |2017-10-26T10:32:36+00:00October 27th, 2017|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Easy DIY Home Improvement Projects For Beginners

What You Can Do On Your Taxes In the Wake Of A Natural Disaster

Millions of people have been affected by the two most recent hurricanes, Harvey and Irma. Although taxes are probably the last thing you want to be thinking about when you are in this situation, you can actually get tax money back from the federal government if you “deduct uninsured and [...]

By |2017-10-24T14:17:17+00:00October 26th, 2017|Finance|Comments Off on What You Can Do On Your Taxes In the Wake Of A Natural Disaster

How To Pay For Home Improvements With Government Grants

So, you want to fix up your home but funds are a little low right now, what do? Consider a grant. Yes, indeed. You might start looking into government-sponsored home improvement grants also known as home repair grants. But be aware, not everyone qualifies for said grants. Why? Because most have [...]

By |2017-10-26T10:02:44+00:00October 25th, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on How To Pay For Home Improvements With Government Grants

Student Debt Affecting Borrower’s Mental and Physical Health

As one can imagine, taking on a massive amount of debt can affect one’s mental and physical health negatively. In a 2013 study published in Anxiety, Coping, and Stress found that “those with greater financial strain perceived more stress, had more symptoms of depression, anxiety, and ill-health.” With many student [...]

By |2017-10-23T10:30:24+00:00October 24th, 2017|Student Loans|Comments Off on Student Debt Affecting Borrower’s Mental and Physical Health

Top Things To Know About FHA Loans

An FHA loan is insured by the Federal Housing Administration and can be issued by any lender that is FHA-approved. The FHA was established by Congress in 1934 to help lower-income borrowers according to The Truth About Mortgage. It then became part of the Department of Housing and Urban Development [...]

By |2017-10-23T10:17:08+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on Top Things To Know About FHA Loans

How Much Space Does $1,500 In Rent Get You In The World’s Most Magnetic Cities?

Ever wonder how much renting an apartment goes for someplace besides your own neighborhood or how many square feet you get for $1,500 a month in Timbuktu? Do you think you can get more bang for your buck in Vienna or Madrid in exchange for a small 500-square-foot apartment in [...]

By |2017-10-20T10:04:28+00:00October 20th, 2017|Lifestyle|Comments Off on How Much Space Does $1,500 In Rent Get You In The World’s Most Magnetic Cities?