Too many of the Millennials don’t know how credit cards work – and that can lead them to costly mistakes.
Not everyone carries a balance on their credit cards from month to month, but for those who do, the average balance per household is now $9,600. That’s about 17% of the average U.S. household income! Here are some strategies you can use to help pay off your credit cards.
Splitting the bill has always been a landscape fraught with social landmines, and new cost-sharing apps only help so much. Here are some suggestions for navigating common cost-sharing situations with grace.
For many of us, “home” means sanctuary, family, the place where we replenish ourselves, and feel safe and grounded. For this reason, when the time comes for us to choose and buy our own home, the decision is often deeply emotional – or even impulsive. With everything else that “home” means, however, it is also one of the biggest investments you will ever make. This means you must enter into it rationally, and with care.
Design your financial wellness program to do more than “educate” employees about finance. Design it to effect behavioral change.
We are in the Wild West phase of financial wellness. No one area of financial wellness is emphasized by a majority of employers. For employers tackling financial wellness in these early stages, here’s my advice for cutting through the confusion.
It’s time to pause, take a step back, and reset your feelings and expectations when it comes to dealing with your money. This fundamental shift within you is what will make other important changes possible.
If you’re about to be married, should you insist that your partner sign a prenup? It depends.
Now that your long-term financial security is about to become a team project, it’s time to make a habit of thinking in terms of steps to you can take together, rather than separately.