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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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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United Way

File Taxes for Free with United Way VITA Program

By now you may have received your important tax documents and are eagerly looking forward to filing your taxes-BUT WAIT!! Our friends at United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) want to save you some money by helping you file your taxes for FREE! Hold up, we know what you’re thinking: Yeah, yeah, every tax service…

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New Year Resolutions

6 New Year Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Ugh, it’s that dreadful time of year of again-New Year. Don’t get me wrong I love the idea of starting the year off fresh with a clean slate #NewYearNewMe but it gets annoying hearing people talk about the same old resolutions every…single…year. With that being said here are 6 New Year Resolutions that you can…

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