What is a Rainy Day Budget?

Many Americans know the importance of building an emergency fund, but few are able to do so successfully. Research from the AARP found that 53% of American households lacked an emergency savings account. Not only are Americans unprepared for emergency expenses, but most households would struggle with an unexpected $400 expense, according to the Federal…

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Should Companies Allow Time Off for Severe Weather?

As someone born and raised in Michigan, I can confidently say that I’ve seen virtually every type of weather condition imaginable. And despite the constant pendulum from deep freeze temps to scorching heat; employees are still expected to promptly show up to their jobs everyday ready to work. A pretty ludicrous expectation in our opinion.…

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Reviewing the Apple Card

If you are a proud member of team iPhone then you’re already familiar with Apple’s quality not only regarding their products but also their innovations in revolutionizing the modern technology boom. With that being said we have to ask: can Apple have that same revolutionary effect on the financial industry? With technology like Apple Pay…

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How Safe is Your Retirement?

According to a post from the New York Times, a whopping 84 percent of all stocks owned by Americans belong to the wealthiest 10 percent of households. Those include everyone’s stakes in pension plans, 401(k)’s and individual retirement accounts, as well as trust funds, mutual funds and college savings programs like 529 plans (New York…

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Create Better Budgets with Convert Units Salary Tool

If you’ve ever struggled with finances then you’ll probably agree the most annoying advice you can hear is: Just make a budget! Although budgets are quite effective your typical household budget can vary quite a bit throughout the year. This can make successful budgeting rather frustrating! Luckily, there is a resource to help step up…

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Disney+ Allowing you to Stream the Magic of Disney

After unsuccessfully trying to pick at the Disney vault to rewatch some of my cherished childhood shows and movies, Disney saved me the hassle of purchasing more tools by recently launching its Disney+ streaming service. This service so popular that even Disney was surprised by the sheer amount of volume it was garnering-so join us…

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Protecting Yourself from Fake Check Scams

In a world that’s becoming increasingly more technological it seems like the old way of living is slowly fading away. Unfortunately, one thing that’s not going away anytime soon is the desire for evil people to try and steal your hard earned money. So to make sure you are protected; below we are highlighting common…

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Cable and Satellite Alternatives-Should You Cut the Cord?

Have you ever sat at home irritated because there was nothing on television! We’ve all been there! You know, that special type of frustration when you are flicking through channels wondering What the heck am I paying for? With this in mind we must ask the question: is paying for cable or satellite services even…

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12 Things to Never Say When Buying a Car

Buying a car should be an exciting experience. So why do so many people dread the idea of car shopping? Two words: Pushy Salespeople. Ugh, salespeople are the worst! Well…that’s not fair but car salespeople do have a notorious reputation for taking advantage of unsuspecting individuals turning purchasing a car from an exciting experience into…

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