How To Pay For College: 13 Money-Saving Tips for 2022

Save more, spend smarter, and make your money go further Figuring out how to pay for college can be an overwhelming process for both students and parents. And how could it not be? The average student faces a bill of over $30,000 a year to get a college degree. However, there’s almost always more than one path to take when it comes to paying off college tuition. Use

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Investment Declaration and Tax Saving

An investment declaration form is a provisional statement that has details about your proposed investments and expenses that are income-tax deductible. At the end of the financial year, you need to provide supporting investment proofs for these investments that you have specified in the declaration form. Investment declaration has to be done in the beginning of a financial year. Your employer asks you to declare your tax-saving investments for

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The 50-30-20 Rule to Budget

So far in this series, we’ve answered important questions about budgeting, such as “What is a budget?” and “Why is budgeting beneficial?” This series has been focusing on how using a budget can help you keep your spending in check and ensure your savings goals are on track. The 50/30/20 rule (also referred to as the 50/20/30 rule) is one method of budgeting that can help you keep

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Chapter 10: Set Up Your Mint Goals

This is the last chapter in our budgeting series, and we’ll be talking about how to set goals in Mint. Once you’ve created your budget and have learned how to successfully manage it, you should then set goals for yourself. You can use Mint to create and manage your goals so that you can keep better track of your money. Mint.com‘s new Goals feature seeks to take the

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Why Employers Are Now Sharing Salary Figures

Reflect on your best (and worst) hiring process. What did it look like? What were some of your pain points? Often, it probably had something to do with salary and negotiation. Thankfully there’s good news ahead for everyone that’s currently in the job market. It’s imperative we make the best decisions to propel our careers, while also making sure our financial future is at the top of mind.

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What Is an Online Financial Advisor & What Can They Do for You?

Even though consumers have been using online banking and mobile applications for years, the concept of online financial planners like Mint is still new. In comparison to a traditional face-to-face financial planning relationship, how do online financial advisors work? Online financial advisors allow users to manage their investments, track their spending, create budgets, and leverage key information to make smart financial decisions. While in-person financial advisors can be

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What You Need to Know to Get Through This Volatile Financial Time

As we’ve entered 2022 and the pandemic is still upon us, a lot of People are asking, “What do I need to know about what’s happening in the economy and stock market, and how does it all affect my finances?” When investing, whether it is in real estate, the stock market, or crypto market, it is always important to remember your long-term game plan and investment philosophy. There

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23 Better Money Habits You Need to Start Doing in 2022

Working on your finances can be a long process, but taking it one step at a time and developing better money habits can help you get ahold of your finances and start building a better future for yourself. If you struggle with setting money aside for the future or feel like you’re living paycheck to paycheck, it could be a result of bad money habits. Lucky for you,

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Main Causes of Inflation

You may have heard that in November 2021, inflation reached the highest rate in 30 years, but what does that mean, and how does it impact you? Let’s start with the basics. Inflation is an economic phenomenon where the value of goods and services in an economy increases over time. Have you ever heard someone talking about how, back in the ’60s, you could get a Coke for

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How to Start a New Career: 9 Career Change Tips for 2022

You probably had to pick a career field early in life, but what happens if you later realize it’s not right for you? If you’re wondering how to start a new career, either later in life or after trying different jobs, you’re not alone. In 2021, an increasing number of people started to rethink their careers and long-term goals, leading to the Great Resignation — a 20 percent

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