It’s no secret that banks are making it harder and harder to borrow money. In fact, it’s become almost impossible for people with less-than-perfect credit to take out loans for even small purchases, including home appliances. Larger loans, for necessities like cars and houses, are basically just out of reach for these people. If you’re [...]
It never fails that just when you think you are done with your holiday gift shopping, you suddenly remember one more person you’d like to give a gift to during the holiday season. You are certainly not the only one who has experienced this last-minute gift crisis and retailers have long been providing an easy [...]
Deciding to go back to school can be the easy part of the equation. Many people have the desire to improve their lives and careers with a degree but are ultimately stopped by the financial obligations of returning to school. The good news is there are multiple resources you can use to get the financial [...]
Travel has certainly changed in the last decade. Increased security and overseas travel have become more complicated. Because of the new travel complications and the ordinary things that can go wrong before or during a vacation, many travelers may consider purchasing travel insurance. But with the cost of vacation as high as it is, is [...]
MoneyTrail.net is a unique money management website that focuses on the family. Like the name implies, MoneyTrail allows users to track where their money is and how much is there when they need to know. Financial responsibility and early lessons in basic money management are skills kids of all ages need to learn. Most often [...]
An allowance, by definition, is a sum of money given on a regular basis. Some people give their children a certain amount of money each week to teach them money management skills at an early age, and that amount is not tied to chores or responsibilities in any way. Other families give their children an [...]
There has been a lot of conversation about the amount of financial education American children and teens receive before becoming adults. Many schools lack personal financial education even as far as the basics are concerned. As a result, many young adults going off to college or entering the workforce do not have a true concept [...]
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