With the holidays now behind us, a new year offers a fresh start, but sometimes, there are still bills to pay. This potential money stress can also combine with feelings of sadness or moodiness that some people experience during the winter months.
If your spending exceeds budget, there are several ways to pay down debt and get back to more solid ground financially. Here are ways to knock down outstanding balances, gain useful financial habits, and avoid carrying holiday debt into next year.
As temperatures drop, the money spent to maintain a warm and cozy house can quickly increase. To prepare your home for the winter, several steps can help make your residence more energy efficient and keep your electricity bill from breaking the bank.
Summertime brings warm, sunny days where you’re likely spending time outdoors. While soaking up a little vitamin D can be beneficial, it’s essential to prioritize your skin health and protect yourself from too much sun. UV Safety Awareness Month occurs every July and reminds us to protect our skin and eyes from excessive exposure to UV rays.
Millennials are the largest adult generation in this country, and by 2029, they will outnumber all other age groups in the workforce, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor of Statistics. Many people in this life stage have a well-underway career and may be busy balancing work life with personal and family responsibilities.
Donating money to charitable causes can be beneficial all year long, but many people choose the holiday season to make their contributions. Nearly one-third of annual donations happen in December, often inspired by the holidays, potential tax write-offs, and year-end bonuses.
To apply for federal student aid, the current or prospective student will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Here’s a closer look at the FAFSA and what you need to know to help ensure a smooth application process.
In our current digital world, cybercriminals continue to be on the rise, looking for opportunities to gain access to sensitive information and personal data. Tyler Musser, Associate Vice President of IT Security, Sammons® Financial Group Member Companies, shares his insight into spotting common financial scams and how you can boost your protection against cyberattacks.