How to build and use an emergency fund

How to build and use an emergency fund

In weather and in life, rainy days are inevitable. From natural disasters and economic hardship to car repairs and medical bills, the unexpected happens, and it can be expensive. Insurance coverage, support networks and government aid are important safety nets, but...
7 Tax Deductions for Homeowners

7 Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Owning a home has several financial benefits, and that includes potential tax savings. As a homeowner, you may be able to reduce what you owe the IRS by itemizing available homeownership tax deductions. While itemizing isn’t beneficial for most taxpayers (only about...
5 Bad Credit Habits to Break In 2021

5 Bad Credit Habits to Break In 2021

Are your credit habits ready for a New Year’s resolution? If you’re like many Americans, you may be able to improve your credit health and even your finances by changing a few of your credit practices. Here are five bad credit habits to break in 2021. 1. Ignoring your...
The best budgeting apps

The best budgeting apps

Most people would love to have a better handle on their finances, but it can be hard to find the time to budget, let alone the motivation to stick to that budget. Luckily, the tech world has provided a plethora of money management apps that make budgeting a breeze....