How to Budget Charitable Giving

Donating to charity is not easy when finances already feel tight. Between medical expenses, college loans, car payments and rent, it can be hard to find room to give no matter how much you want to contribute to a good cause. But ...

What is Business Valuation?

A business valuation appraises the monetary value of your company. While a business valuation is an essential part of selling a company, it can be useful even if you aren’t looking to sell your small business. An accurate, up-to-date ...

What to Do If You Can’t Afford Car Payments

You don’t drive a new car out of the showroom thinking that you’ll ever become delinquent on your payments. Unfortunately, life sometimes has different plans for you. Whether it’s due to a change in career trajectory, health ...

How to Appeal a Denied Health Insurance Claim

Dealing with insurance red tape adds complications no one wants when facing a health issue. To receive a denial on your insurance claim, even after you’re feeling better, can be exceptionally frustrating. To help avoid unwanted ...

Paying for Your Kid to Go to College

College is getting more expensive every year, but in many career fields your child might choose, a four-year degree is essential. In years past, society expected you as a parent to contribute to higher education costs or cover ...

Tips to Keep Your Financial Records Well-Organized

Keeping your financial records well-organized is important for more than fulfilling regulations or legal requirements. It also helps you better understand your business, now and in the future. Without a proper record-keeping system, ...

Health Savings Accounts: Choosing the Right One

Health Savings Accounts have a wealth of benefits. They can help you save on taxes, aid in bolstering your retirement fund and earn tax-free interest on your savings. Thanks to this trifecta of benefits, Forbes contributor John ...

The Ins and Outs of Online Check Deposits

Your smartphone camera does more than take selfies. It can also be used to snap pictures of paper checks for mobile deposit, a method of banking that is growing in popularity in America. Per a Federal Reserve survey, 38 percent ...

Should You Finish Your Basement?

You bought your house with its unfinished basement assuming it would suffice as a storage and laundry area. Now you’re having second thoughts about it. Turning it into a safe, comfortable recreation area seems tempting, but ...

Reasons to Not Buy Life Insurance

Experts usually present life insurance as something that you should have to be financially sound. If you work for a company full time, it is possibly part of your compensation package. Is it something you really need, though? ...