Mental Health Review: Student Loan Stress

Mental Health Review: Student Loan Stress

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, […]

LGTBTQ Housing Guide

LGTBTQ Housing Guide

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 […]

Personal Finance Terms

Personal Finance Terms

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 – Reviewing Options and Goals

Planning for Retirement – Reviewing Options and Goals

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?

Review of Hate Crimes in America

Review of Hate Crimes in America

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.

Ultimate List of Financial Planning Calculators

Ultimate List of Financial Planning Calculators

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 […]

Comprehensive Guide to Affordable Housing for All

Comprehensive Guide to Affordable Housing for All

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 […]

Birding on a Budget: A Complete Guide for Kids and Adults

Birding on a Budget: A Complete Guide for Kids and Adults

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 […]