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Why Do We Celebrate Columbus Day?

  Columbus Day is a national holiday celebrated on the second Sunday of October. The holiday is celebrated with an annual parade in New York City. In addition to being celebrated in the United States, Puerto Rico, Italy and Spain also celebrate Columbus Day. The purpose of the day is to celebrate Christopher Columbus discovering [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|Holidays|Comments Off on Why Do We Celebrate Columbus Day?

Student Loan Payback Strategies

Student loans can go a long way toward helping you achieve your educational goals. They can turn something that once didn’t seem possible into a reality. However, upon graduation, those loan payments can begin. That means balancing finding a job and the basic costs of living on your own with paying back your student [...]

By | October 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Student Loan Payback Strategies

Prepaid Funeral Plans

There are very few things that cannot be planned for ahead of the event. Today, funeral services are no different. If you are willing, you can take care of those details that bog down grieving family members before it is a reality or even an issue. What are prepaid funeral plans? Prepaid plans allow [...]

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Clever Coupon Cutting Strategies

Coupons are there for you to reap the benefits of a generous manufacturer who wants you to try their product. Those who don’t use them may be missing out of hundreds of dollars or more a year in savings. Here are some strategies to get the most from those newspaper cut-outs. The Sunday paper [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Clever Coupon Cutting Strategies

Can You Afford a Family Pet?

Pets are a part of many families these days. They are playmates, confidants and close friends. But, pets also come with a price. If your family is thinking about getting a pet, first consider if you can afford the extra cost. They are cute and cuddly, tall and curious and like little people. We [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can You Afford a Family Pet?

PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM CRAZY NATURAL DISASTERS

September is National Preparedness Month 2017.#NationalPrepardnessMonth September is National Preparedness Month (NPM).  Is your business prepared?  25 percent of firms do not open again after a major disaster, according to Institute for Business and Home Safety.  Smart planning can help you keep your business running if disaster strikes. You will want to take [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Casualties and Losses, Disasters, Entreprenuers, Finances|0 Comments

Moving In Together? – How to Deal with Household Costs

Moving in together with your partner is a big step in a relationship. It is also a big step in regards to finances. Moving in together can ease the burden on both of your wallets as household costs will more than likely be shared by both of you. Advance planning is necessary for a [...]

HURRICANE HARVEY: TAXES ARE PROBABLY THE LAST THING ON ANYONE’S MIND

Homes Damaged from Hurricane Harvey But the #IRS said stated it would grant an automatic extension to individuals and businesses who are victims of Hurricane Harvey. They'll have until Jan. 31, 2018 to file and pay federal taxes that were due between Aug. 23 and January 2018. "This has been a devastating [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Casualties and Losses, Family, Finances, Life Matters, Taxes|0 Comments

How to Calculate Your Own Personal Net Worth

Whether you are curious or have a specific reason for calculating your own personal net worth, there are many factors that you have to take into consideration. Knowing your personal net worth can help you plan for events such as retirement or setting up your will. Calculating your personal net worth is not difficult. [...]

By | August 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Calculate Your Own Personal Net Worth