With Memorial Day behind you, beach season has officially kicked off. Your vacation plans are in place: the deposit on the beach house has been made, your week away from the office has been approved, and you’ve got that new swim suit ready to go. Now it’s time to think about how you want to spend those lazy hours in the sun and sand.
You could grab a few of this season’s most popular ‘beach reads’ – all of which are undoubtedly light, fluffy and fairly mindless. Or you can take full advantage of your time off by selecting a book that will help brighten your financial future, yet is still easily digestible.
If you choose the latter, some of our CFP Board Ambassadors – many of whom are accomplished authors themselves – have recommendations
A list of women to follow on financial Twitter all year round. From economists to traders, here are the women NexChange has selected, including Cary Carbonaro
There are many reasons to move: You want more space, you want less space, you want a good school district, you love city living, you hate city living. But there’s one growing reason to move: You’re getting priced out.
Money Queen Cary Carbonaro has some advice.
Love and Marriage — and Money
Whether you’re planning a wedding or already married, it’s critical for you to understand how marriage changes your finances. You can start by recognizing some of these common misconceptions about marriage and money.
The key to making your financial dreams come true comes down to three mindsets that all of us possess to varying degrees: commitment, fear, and happiness.
Maintaining a strong credit history is something everyone needs to do. But understanding what may help build credit – and what could hurt it – is a bit less universal. What can make it even harder is a situation like a job loss or a medical emergency, which may cause you to fall behind on your bills and, as a result, damage your credit health. It can happen to the best of us, but the good news is that you and your credit can recover. These credit strengthening tips may help, whether you’re striving to get back on course or just want to keep a good track record going.
It’s not always easy to figure out the smartest financial moves when you’re just starting out in life. But what about when you’re starting a whole new life in a new country and have no credit history?
If you’ve recently started working in the U.S., the faster you learn about how credit cards and credit scores work, the quicker you’ll be on the road to building healthy credit. Consider these six steps on how to build credit in the U.S. to get you on the right path.
Traveling + rewards: The perks that come with most travel credit cards might all seem good at a glance. Cary Carbonaro explains it’s worth your time to look into the options before signing up to make sure that you’ve found the card that’s right for you.