We all have certain causes that we choose to support monetarily. In fact, in 2017, Americans gave more than $410 billion to charities, breaking the $400 billion mark for the first time in history.
But anytime that we give our money to an organization, it’s important to do our due diligence, ensuring that the funds that we give will be used effectively.
Whether you like it or not, a good credit score is essential. Your credit score factors into everything from insurance rates, to whether you get the job you applied for. A good credit score is also needed to buy a house, obtain cell phone service, rent an apartment, and buy a car.
Sometimes, when seeking advice, it’s comforting to get a second opinion.
Am I doing this right? Am I making sound financial choices?
Everyone seems to have at least one goal in common: They don’t want to make a financial decision that is going to cost them in the long run.
While many of us actively plan for retirement, only a small fraction of American workers actively plan for the possibility of becoming disabled. Before you decline to purchase a short-term or long-term disability plan, consider some of these facts: