Strategy

I’m a Black entrepreneur who learned the value of money at a young age. Here’s why I believe financial literacy is a powerful way to address racial inequity.

Jason Young is the cofounder of MindBlown Labs, a financial innovation lab that uses games and technology to educate and motivate people to make better financial decisions. While he was a student at Harvard, Young’s family was evicted from their home. He says the experience profoundly affected him, and inspired […]
I’m a Black entrepreneur who learned the value of money at a young age. Here’s why I believe financial literacy is a powerful way to address racial inequity.
Strategy

The 10 best cities for baby boomers who aren’t retiring early

The past several years reveal a clear trend: More Americans are delaying retirement to later in life. Some 40% of workers think they won’t be able to retire until at least age 70, according to a 2017 Career Builder survey. Financial marketing website Coventry Direct collected data on dozens of […]
The 10 best cities for baby boomers who aren’t retiring early
Lifestyle

A US couple paid off their $200,000 mortgage in less than 4 years on a combined salary of $150,000. Here’s how they did it — and their tips for anyone trying to do the same.

Andy and Nicole Hill, a couple from Michigan with two children, paid off their $US195,000 mortgage in just under four years with an annual household income of around $US150,000. The couple bought a four-bedroom home for $US350,000 in 2013. They made their first mortgage payment in January of 2014 and […]
A US couple paid off their $200,000 mortgage in less than 4 years on a combined salary of $150,000. Here’s how they did it — and their tips for anyone trying to do the same.
Lifestyle

The 20 worst US cities for financial stability

SmartAsset analysed data to determine which cities in the US are the most financially stressed. The ranking is based on metrics ranging from unemployment rates to housing costs and even divorce rates. While financial stress is visible all over the US, Texas seems to be a real hot spot: The […]
The 20 worst US cities for financial stability
Lifestyle

15 common, expensive things that aren’t worth your money

Whether you’re overpaying for cellular data each month or choosing a large cable plan over streaming services, there are several ways you can cut costs and pay for only what you use and need. We spoke with several financial planners about common,expensive things that most people can do without, and […]
15 common, expensive things that aren’t worth your money
News

13 celebrities who have struggled with money

Even though you might think celebrities have it made, that’s not always the case. Whether their millions have dried up, the work stopped coming in, or their expenses have just become too high, these famous faces have all struggled with their finances. Declaring bankruptcy might seem like the easiest option […]
13 celebrities who have struggled with money
Markets

Everything you should be doing to prepare for tax season

The next tax day is Monday, April 15, 2019. To prepare for tax season you’ll want to gather some previously filed documents and obtain other documents you may need to file for tax returns. Start tracking your income and deductions as soon as possible. The next tax day is April […]
Everything you should be doing to prepare for tax season