Modern-day weddings have a notorious reputation for being pricey. On average, Americans spend roughly $33,391 on their weddings, according to The Knot’s 2017 Real Weddings Study. But that doesn’t mean they can afford it. More than 74 percent of couples will go into debt for wedding costs, reports Student Loan Hero. But, of course, how
Photo: Phu Cuong Pham Travel inherently includes some security risks, because part of security is knowing how things are supposed to work, so you can recognize what’s sketchy. Go to a new city and you might fall for a taxi scam, get pickpocketed—or get your money stolen by an ATM skimmer. We talked to Daniel
From when to say “please” and “thank you” to how to drive a car, we learn a lot from our parents. Oftentimes, that includes picking up on their money habits as well. And while some of that financial wisdom consists of worthwhile advice that we’ll turn around and pass along to our own kids, other habits are better off forgotten.
TheDigitalWay / Pixabay Secure Your Personal Data Think about the many places your personal data lives – the documents that contain it, the businesses collecting it, the devices storing and sharing it, the websites and apps using it. Fraudsters work by targeting those sources of data to ultimately profit from it. Despite the
After more than 25 years as a financial adviser, I’ve learned there are roughly five places your retirement money can take you – and only one of them is where you want it to be! When we talk about “financial planning,” most people think of it as growing their money while they’re working and then
Now that spring is finally here, it’s that time again to think about shelling out money for a family vacation. And, you are not alone. According to ValuePenguin, “Vacation spending is equal to about 2% of the total budgets of all U.S. households annually…” With significant spending aimed at making the whole family happy, don’t