Overview In America, the average cost of tuition and fees has gone from $2,600 at a public college or university in 1976 to $9650 in 2016, according to College Board. We are seeing rising costs of education including tuition, fees, […]
Overview Although recent landmark court decisions in the United States have enabled LGBTQ couples to marry, and anti-discrimination laws are being promoted by many, there is still discrimination in the United States against LGBTQ individuals, couples, and families. The American […]
Overview Military veterans are eligible for several financial aid opportunities due to their service. FinAid notes that many of these programs apply to both veterans and dependents of veterans, and the National Remember Our Troops Campaign states that there are […]
Overview Personal finance is an important area of knowledge to understand, but it can also be confusing for those who are not professionally trained financial advisors. Although rules and regulations change at a lightening pace in the financial world, a […]
Planning for retirement can be daunting, and, as life expectancies continue to rise, the fear of running out of money in retirement is a real one for many people, according to the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement. It is important, no matter what stage of your life or career you’re in, to think about retirement and what you would like your life to look like. Do you want to retire completely, switch to part-time, travel, or simply have a “work-optional” life?
Crime is a constant worry for many, but hate crime can be particularly concerning. Hate crimes, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, are crimes that are perpetrated against someone based on bias against that person’s race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, or, in more recent years, sexual orientation. These types of crimes were delineated in 1968 in a law signed into being by President Lyndon B. Johnson, according to the US Department of Justice.
Everyone can agree that saving money is a great thing. But what if you could save money and help the environment? When purchasing a home, looking for a “green home” could save you money and help keep our world beautiful and safe for us and future generations.
Overview Financial planning can seem like a long and cumbersome process that includes seeing numerous accountants, making appointments, and probably spending some money in the end. Before making long appointments that involve various documents, you can always get an understanding […]
Overview In almost all cities, no matter the size, workers are finding that even working full-time hours does not guarantee covering the rent for a basic two-bedroom apartment. This means that many Americans are having trouble providing housing for themselves […]
Overview Bird watching has recently grown in popularity with kids and adults looking to connect more with nature. Not only can you learn about the birds in your area, but you can also meet new people who share your interest […]