Winter is almost over so look around the house. What repairs did you put off because of the winter weather or what happened because of the winter weather?
Most young workers today put off retirement planning because the goal seems so far away.
A survey done by Capitol One found that 65% of taxpayers believe that the best way to approach spending the refund is to be “practical.”
70% of taxpayers received tax refunds last year with an average payment of $2,860. That amounted to almost $125 billion dollars returned to taxpayers.
If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, get your free credit report right away to ensure identity thieves have not opened additional accounts.
Let’s talk about the passwords to your various accounts. You can’t shop on Amazon, check the morning newspaper or you phone bill online without a password.
Remember there’s no sure thing in investing. If someone contacts you saying they have a low-risk, high-return investment opportunity, stay away.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has some suggestions to help you avoid fraud.
This is National Consumers Protection week. This is a national campaign to help consumers make better-informed decisions and avoid being scammed.
Eating out really is discretionary spending. It’s more difficult to save on your rent or mortgage payments. Let’s quickly look at a few more discretionary items in your budget.