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Financial planning is an important part of life for everyone, but it can be especially challenging for people with disabilities. Sixty-one million adults in the United States live with a disability, and approximately 7.2 million students ages 3 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act during the 2020-2021 academic year, accounting for 15% of all students. If you or a loved one is living with a disability, there are a few key things to keep in mind…
If you think you are paying more for products and services made for women* like razors, shampoo, haircuts, dry cleaning, hygiene products, and more, you aren’t wrong! The “pink tax” is alive and well; historically high inflation rates and supply chain issues are making it even worse! Learn more about how inflation impacts the pink tax and three ways you can pay less.
If you are looking for a way to mix things up and make saving more fun try an envelope challenge! The saving method can be customized to meet your needs and involves putting cash into envelopes at regular intervals until you’ve met a savings goal.
Just because something is labeled as “money advice” doesn’t mean you should automatically take it to heart. When it comes to money and finances, there is a lot of information out there. But financial advice isn’t one-size-fits-all. It can be hard to know what to listen to and what to ignore. So, we asked financial experts to weigh in on the advice they ignore and why.
When you decide to take a new job — or even begin working for the first time — it’s important to compare the public sector vs. private sector because your choice can affect potential wages, job security, career growth — all kinds of important factors. Learn what these sectors are, what jobs you can get in each, and which sector wins out in different categories.
If you struggle with overspending or simply want to be more mindful with your monthly expenses, the envelope method can help. The envelope method is a cash-based budgeting system that prevents overspending by dividing money into envelopes for certain spending categories.
Let’s face it. College isn’t for everyone. But there are plenty of fulfilling high-paying jobs you can get without higher education. Check out this list of 24 fascinating jobs with no degree requirement.
Maxing out your credit card is frustrating. Not only is it a sign that you’ve been overspending, but it can also damage your credit score. If you’re struggling to pay off your balance, don’t worry – there are ways to rebound from a maxed out credit card.
As gas prices remain historically high, you may be feeling the financial pressure of your work commute. Depending on where you live, your commute could be costing you even more than you think! We’ll explore the cost of driving to work and offer some tips for reducing those costs including comparing the cost of driving with commuting alternatives like public transportation, biking and a hybrid work schedule.
Saving money is hard. And there’s a very simple reason for that. It’s a mentally challenging exercise to deprive yourself of indulgences for the sake of a seemingly far off reward — even when you know the results are important. The good news is, there’s a hack for that. Money saving challenges.