While data from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed 33.4 percent of the country’s adult population held a bachelor’s degree or higher in 2016, the number of high school graduates immediately enrolling in college has actually decreased in recent years.
Non-Profit Helps Consumers Lead Financially Healthy Lives
Is credit card debt a source of embarrassment? If so, you’re not alone. According to one recent survey, 79 percent of respondents are more embarrassed by their credit card balance than by the products and services they’ve purchased with it. Nearly 26 percent said they spend above their means, and 31 percent would rather lose their right to vote in elections than have their credit card balance posted on social media for everyone to see.
SmashFly Helps Companies and Candidates Find the Perfect Match
Looking for a job is often a job in itself. And it’s a two-way street for both recruiters and job applicants. Finding the perfect fit isn’t always easy. SmashFly’s founder, Mike Hennessy, sought a better way to recruit, and thought there had to be something that could be done to connect people with organizations based on shared missions, ethics, values and goals.
Sell More and Make More Money with Realtyna
With home prices rising and the housing market getting tight, there’s a lot of money on the line for home buyers, sellers and realtors. Anyone who is currently in the housing market knows that they cannot afford to miss opportunities. That’s where Realtyna comes in.
Mello Home Solves 3 Pain Points of the Home Buying Process
Purchasing a new home is a very exciting time in one’s life, especially for first-time homeowners. It can also be a very stressful time since buying a home is one of the largest purchases you’ll make in your lifetime. It can be a monthslong process of credit checks, pre-approvals, document requirements, house shopping, and finally closing. So, what can be done to make it easier for the consumer?
Researchers Find Adults with ADHD May Struggle Financially
Chronic disorganization, restlessness, forgotten details, and missed deadlines. These are just some of the negative effects that common symptoms of adult ADHD—or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder—often have on the lives of those who suffer from it. According to researchers at The Ohio State University and University of Florida, adults with ADHD may struggle financially as a result.
Book Co-Authored by Top Financial Advisor Examines the Benefits of Charitable Giving
Generosity is often a foundation of financial success as well as an essential key to living a happy life, according to Wade Chessman, Certified Financial Planner, CEO, and founder of Chessman Wealth Strategies.
He co-authored a book on the topic designed to inspire and enlighten readers with quotes, illustrations, essays, and short stories that explore the transformational power of giving. Entitled Giving Transforms You – 52 Ways Giving Transforms You, Your Family, Your Business and Your Community, Chessman’s book includes practical tips on reducing taxes and generating lifetime income to create a legacy through charitable giving.
Financial Pros Can Improve Their Earning Potential with Cybint Solutions Certifications
Hacker attacks occur every 39 seconds and affect 33 percent of Americans each year. Forty-three percent of cyber-attacks target small businesses. Sixty-four percent of companies have experienced web-based attacks, while 62 percent have been victims of phishing and social engineering attacks, and 59 percent have fallen prey to malicious code and botnets. Since 2013, data breaches have enabled the theft of more than 3 million records each day.
Advance Your Career with an Affordable Degree from WGU
Overall student satisfaction of 96 percent. Average time to a bachelor’s degree of 2.5 years. Eighty-seven percent employment rate in field of degree. These are just a few of the impressive statistics you’ll find in Western Governors University’s annual report—and just a few of the reasons the online university is the higher education provider of choice of more than 90,000 students nationwide.
Increase Your Income Potential with Free Online Courses from FutureLearn
If you’ve been thinking about searching for a new job, you’re not alone. According to Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workplace report, 51 percent of U.S. employees are actively looking for a new position or watching for job openings. What are the reasons? Gallup’s survey results show career growth opportunities as well as better pay and benefits top the list.
AgileHealthInsurance Offers Finance-Friendly Alternatives to Obamacare
Did you recently drop your Obamacare-compliant insurance coverage because your costs had skyrocketed? If so, you’re not alone. Healthcare insurance premiums went up by as much as 50 percent in many states for 2018, and about 400,000 fewer Americans signed up through Healthcare.gov during the last enrollment period than had done so in the prior.
Use Charity Navigator to Make Every Donation Dollar Count
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria caused billions of dollars in damages and devastated communities in the Caribbean, Latin America, the U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico. Wildfires in California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington burned hundreds of thousands of acres of land, reducing homes and other structures to smoldering rubble.
Severe flooding in China and Peru drowned hundreds, while landslides wiped out hundreds more in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Sri Lanka. Add a major earthquake in Mexico City and it’s easy to see why 2017 felt like a particularly bad year for natural disasters.
Save Money Creating Restaurant-Quality Meals at Home with CopyKat Recipes
Restaurant dining is big business in the U.S. This year, commercial restaurant sales are expected to top $736 billion according to the National Restaurant Association, while data from the USDA shows the average American family will spend more money eating out than on food at home.
Stop Losing Money on Replacement Keys, Mobile Phones and More with TrackR
How much time do you spend searching your home for your keys, phone or other personal items each year? How many dollars do you spend replacing the things you can’t find? The answers to both of these questions might surprise you. According to several surveys, lost items cost Americans more than $5,500 over their lifetimes, while searching for things that have gone missing consumes an average of 2.5 days every year.
How One Organization Makes Every Financial Transaction Count
Nearly one-third of all annual giving occurs in December, but with more than 767 million people living in extreme poverty and more than 793 million undernourished people worldwide, it is important that charitable giving continues throughout the year. Individuals can help. but corporations are in a position to really make an impact.
Speed Up Your Business with Fleksy
Time is money, and in business any edge you can gain is critical. When it comes to your mobile services, why waste time on tasks like correcting typos or incorporating links to certain photos or videos? Enter Fleksy, the Guinness World Record holder for the fastest keyboard in the world.
Start Selling Your Products Globally on the Tictail Marketplace
Globally, retail e-commerce sales hit $2.29 trillion in 2017, accounting for one-tenth of total retail sales worldwide for the first time ever. As early adaptors, e-commerce giants like Ebay and Amazon have been dominating the online retail space for years. In fact, Ebay, Amazon and Wal-mart combined account for 5% of total retail sales in the U.S.
Helping the Environment and Helping Your Finances
There is no question that renewable energy projects can have benefits for the environment, your physical health and your financial health. Imagine paying less on your electric bill because you use solar power. Imagine saving money because your car runs on electricity and not gas.
DoubleNet Pay Helps Consumers Reach Their Financial Goals Automatically
Financial well-being is when a person can meet current and ongoing financial obligations, feel secure in their financial future, and when they are able to make choices that allow them to enjoy life, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). People who are in control of their finances have enough savings to deal with unexpected financial shocks, and are on track to meet their long-term financial goals.
Maximize Your Money with MaxMyInterest
There’s no doubt that when it comes to protecting your money against economic and market downturns, cash is king. However, making sure you’re earning the most interest possible while protecting your cash accounts, can be more challenging, especially in a low interest rate environment. That’s where MaxMyInterest (Max) comes in.