It’s often said that when the United States sneezes, the world catches a cold. That expression can apply to the economy because there are signs that a recession—which is a normal part of the business cycle—is going to hit the U.S. Whether you like it or not, a recession is inevitable. It may be in a few months or a few years from now, but it’s inevitable.
Almost everyone knows they should have an emergency fund in case something unexpected happens. Potential job loss, health problems that keep you from working, and unplanned home or car repairs are just a few of the … Read More
Becoming a homeowner changes many aspects of your life and your finances. Your living expenses will usually increase as you pay for more than just a monthly rent payment. You’ll have to worry about (and budget … Read More
We’ve all seen scenes like the image above on the news. An improperly cleaned lint trap leads to a home going up in smoke. Or perhaps it’s an unattended candle or old wiring. A small, seemingly … Read More