Gig economy
The “gig economy” has been hailed as a major disruption to the American workforce, but it’s not likely to replace the full-time job anytime soon. #personalfinance Read more »
Ready for retirement?
Americans, on average, think the ideal age to retire is 61 years old. #personalfinance Read more »
Credit report
Generally speaking, the higher your score, the more bargaining power you have with lenders when it comes to interest rates or even getting approved for a loan or line of credit. #personalfinance Read more »
Offering an allowance is an opportunity to teach children how to spend and save. People form many of their financial habits by seven years old, a 2013 University of Cambridge study found. #personalfinance Read more »
Having bad credit can feel like getting a flat tire on your way toward a solid financial future. It can also make you feel like you’re the only one stranded on the side of the road with no help in sight. You could convince yourself that things may have been the same had you taken a different route. #personalfinance Read more »
Amazon Prime box
Amazon is justifying Prime’s 20 percent price hike, to $119 a year, by saying it is more a valuable service than when the fee last rose four years ago. #personalfinance Read more »