Only 48 percent of Americans say they could handle a $1,000 emergency expense using cash or savings in their bank accounts, a survey from online loan marketplace LendingTree finds.
Home values have become more sensitive to changing mortgage interest rates as rates climb back toward historic norms. Years of rates near historic lows have kept monthly payments manageable even as home values were rapidly rising.
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A college diploma may not always be required for new hires in accounting and finance, especially when it comes to functional areas such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit and collections, and payroll, according to staffing firm Robert Half.
The lunch "hour" may be a concept of the past, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam suggests.
Following the revelry of the holiday season, many want to trim the fat from their waistlines, their spending and their debt (which can easily skyrocket during the holidays). As you enter the new year, consider the following tips to stick with a budget and rein in your spending to start paying off debt.
How would you like to save a total of $1,378 by the end of the year? It’s never too early to start thinking about your New Year’s resolutions, especially after a busy month of holiday spending! For some, this might mean making goals to eat healthier, stop smoking, read more books, or lose some weight. For others — it’s all about saving money.
Oh, the holidays. The one time of year when even the most disciplined shoppers have trouble sticking to their budgets. But you don't have to begin the New Year in debt. Follow these simple shopping tips to stop holiday overspending, and prevent a financial hangover in 2019. Seven holiday shopping tips to avoid a financial hangover in the new year.
With the holidays upon us, it’s time to get out those lists and get shopping! Whether you’re a reward shopper or an avid online deal-hunter, there are tons of things to buy for the holiday season, including family presents, gifts for friends, decorations, treats, party outfits, and much more. To help save you money every time you shop, it’s definitely worth it to take advantage of the numerous rewards programs out there. But if you’re new to this way of shopping, all the competing offers can be confusing.
Whether you consider yourself a spender or a penny-pincher, the holidays present many challenges when it comes to staying on a budget and meeting long-term financial goals.
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