According to a recent survey from Care.com, child care is unaffordable for seven in 10 American families.1 Many frustrated parents feel like their salary is nullified by the cost of a nanny or day care. In fact, 63% of parents said that the cost of child care influenced their career […]
Everybody knows that saving is a good habit — it’s obviously better to have more money in the bank than less — but actually getting yourself to put money away rather than spend it on things you like can feel close to impossible. If you’re having trouble making yourself save your money, […]
In the market for a new car? There’s a lot of decisions on the road ahead. What kind of car meets your needs? Is it in your budget? New or used? Lease or buy? All of these decisions have one common factor that needs to be considered as you work through them: Your credit. Unless you are able to pay for a car in cash outright — which very few can do — your credit will be considered at some point in the car purchasing process. But what if you have bad credit?
It can be hard enough to find an apartment that you like (and can afford), much less worrying about whether or not your credit score is good enough to land the lease. Unfortunately, there is no set credit score that will guarantee you the chance to rent. The majority of […]
Since its launch in 2011, Poshmark has taken the online buying and selling community by storm. As a second-hand fashion app, Poshmark connects people around a shared love of fashion – but it’s also a great platform to help you clean up your closet and make a bit of extra […]
Personal finance can be confusing: There are so many concepts and definitions to keep straight that it can be hard to know what you should be doing at any given time. And it gets even more difficult when you’re facing a financial emergency and have to make hard decisions about […]