5 Financial Issues That Affect the LGBTQ Community

Today, as we recognize National Coming Out Day to give visibility and support to the LGBTQ community, we want to highlight a challenge we don’t talk about enough when we talk about LGBTQ issues: It costs more to be queer.  Pay and wealth gaps affect every marginalized community in our country. You’ve probably heard about the gender pay gap that affects women in the workplace, but we hear

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Best Money Advice for Stay At Home Parents

Families with only one income earner have a different set of challenges than those in families with two incomes. That isn’t to say that one is necessarily better or easier than the other — instead, it’s more instructive to see them as two different scenarios. What works for a family with two people working outside the home might not work for families with a stay-at-home parent. In this

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Could Brewing Coffee at Home Make You a Millionaire?

It’s a bit of a cliche to say that all you need to do to become a millionaire is cut out your daily latte and unused gym memberships, invest it in the stock market and sit back for 30 years. Saving for retirement, like most things in life, takes hard work and discipline. But there are two important nuggets of truth in that old cliché. It’s usually the

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How to Work Night Shift and Stay Healthy: 20 Tips for Success

The continued growth of businesses has led to more employers asking workers to take on night shifts normally only seen in fields like the medical or security industry. Although often associated with enticing wages, what impact do these shifts have on employee health? Continue reading to learn about the risks associated with working night shifts, and tips for how you can prioritize your mental and physical well-being if

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How To Get Back On Track After An Expensive Weekend

Starting a regular budget is one of the best things that you can do to improve your overall financial health. But one of the most important ways to stay financially disciplined is to STICK to your budget. This is one of the hardest things to do, and anyone that tells you that they never go over their budget is probably lying. If you have ever had an expensive

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What Careers Make the Most Money: 75 Jobs for Fuller Pockets

Deciding what career to pursue can be difficult when you don’t know where to start or don’t have a passion for a particular field yet. However, planning early on and researching things such as potential salary can help you feel eager to get your future started. Choosing to follow a career field that pays a lot can be a difficult but rewarding process. Whether you’re a recent grad

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Can the Office Win You Back?

For many office workers, the Covid-19 pandemic has had a surprising upside. With most industries forced to go virtual, millions of Americans found that working from home was more than just a temporary novelty – it was a life-changing paradigm shift. And for a significant percentage of these workers, there’s no going back. If you’ve tasted the freedom of the work-from-home lifestyle, you may be wondering what to

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College Finances: Back to School Edition

Think about all of the exciting moments ahead of you – creating memories, establishing lifelong friendships, and introducing a new realm of learning. In the whirlwind of it all, it’s very easy to lose sight of some vital components. Managing finances in this time period is critical. The more you have in place now will save you from a world of heartache in your later adult years. Keep

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The Effect of Inflation on Home Buying

If you’ve read the business section of any website or newspaper lately, it seems like inflation is the topic that’s on the tip of everyone’s tongue. The impact can be seen on everything from the price of soft drinks to gas. However, if you’re looking to buy a home, the impact can be bigger than it would be if you were just considering the price itself. We’ll take

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How to Quit Your Job

If you’re thinking about quitting your job, there are a few things that you’ll want to keep in mind as you transition to what’s next. Whether you’re moving to a new employer, going to work for yourself, or retiring, you’ll want to make sure not to make some of these common mistakes. Let’s talk about some of the things that you’ll want to know about before you quit

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