Here’s How the Trump Tax Plan Could Affect You

Afters months of speculation, President Trump and House Republicans have unveiled their long-awaited tax bill, “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”

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5 Smart Financial Moves to Make in 2016

A new year is a clean slate of sorts and a fresh start for many aspects of your life, including your finances. Now’s a good time to start mapping out your plan for the next 12 months. Breaking your financial…

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The Top 10 Boomtowns of 2015

In the story of the great recession and the ensuing recovery, 2015 may be remembered as the year the economy finally returned to full strength. Unemployment is at its lowest rate in a decade. Housing prices are climbing steadily upwards….

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Average Retirement Savings: Are You Normal?

Around half of American households have no retirement accounts at all. No 401(k)s, no IRAs, nothing. You might think that’s because they’re all expecting pension income in retirement. In fact, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), around 29% of households age 55…

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The 50 Worst Charities in America- How to Keep from Being Scammed

In the wake of tragedies large and small, they pop up like mushrooms after a rain. With tales of woe and heartbreaking images of children or helpless animals, they beg for assistance. They are the tragi-charities. One hit wonders seeking…

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6 Retirement To-Dos for Your 50s

Once you enter your 50s, the pressure to make sure you’re ready for retirement starts to increase. If you’ve been saving diligently up to this point, you might not be feeling too stressed. But if you haven’t put much effort…

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The Safest Cities in America

Safety first, right? Whether you’re thinking about relocating for your career, looking for a good neighborhood in which to buy a home or trying to decide where you want to attend college, safety is always a top consideration. It’s pretty…

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Daily Fantasy Sports: Gambling or Investment?

Want to turn $5 into $500,000 in a single weekend of NFL football? Or how about $10 into $10 million? Those are the types of payouts promised to winners in daily fantasy sports (DFS), the online game that has rapidly…

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The 10 Cheapest US Cities To Live In

If you’re tired of spending half your income on rent, or dropping $4.50 on a gallon of milk, it may be time to find a cheaper place to live. So where should you go? Your best bet is the Midwest…

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