Young adults need financial guidance more than anyone

While people of every age and income level can benefit from some financial guidance, young adults are especially in need. Managing money is often toughest for young Americans – they’re frequently earning lower incomes, dealing with expenses like student loan payments and struggling with their lack of experience with financial matters.

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What costs should a wedding financial plan cover?

Costs for the average American wedding have risen up to $27,000, but by applying financial investment advice from business and nuptial pros, soon-to-be husbands, wives and in-laws can save a significant amount of money and may even develop financial tips of their own in the process.

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A strong financial plan can make non-profit work most effective

Inc Magazine has financial tips for non-profit organizations that may seem unlike the cause-driven business’ nature: The news source insists that making money, often in ways one would not directly relate to altruism, is essential for these types of companies and the communities they impact.

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Small business beats competition in war for better wages

Legislators in Washington, D.C. have proposed an act that would require higher wages for the largest tier of retailers. According to the Washington Business Journal, the Large Retailer Accountability Act would set standards for what are commonly termed "big box" stores.

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The family-business balancing act

Running a business can be just as stressful as it is rewarding. Having a family leads to similar ups and downs. Unfortunately, stress often wins when the two overlap.

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Family tax season should start now

An IRS moratorium on tax filings is in effect until the end of January, so now is a perfect time for families to get their forms together and start figuring out how to proceed with the process.

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Financial tips for single parent households

Running a home and caring for children can be hard enough when juggling a job on top of everything else, but coming up with a working financial plan can be more difficult when there’s only one parent running the show.

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The difference between male and female financial plans

The old stereotype regarding the differences between men and women is true when it comes to financial plan scenarios, with everything from aggressive tendencies to openness to advice lining up just as many experts felt they would prior to conducting a number of studies.

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Mobile banking for consumers gains momentum

Accessing important banking information, transferring funds and monitoring monetary well being is much easier with mobile banking, a trend that is beginning to take off in the corporate and customer realms.

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Negotiating for financial success

When it comes to building a strong financial plan, many consumers know they need to manage their regular expenses with long term goals, and that finding equilibrium between these two can be difficult.

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Financial planning for college

It may feel too early in the school year to start thinking about college next fall, but getting an early start can make a big difference in being the most prepared for that step.

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Buying a home the safe way

There are plenty of deals on repossessed, sub-prime and other properties meant to entice consumers and get them to make a quick purchase.

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Weathering the storm of student loans

Getting accepted by a college is only the first step in a very long and expensive process, and if parents and students aren’t prepared for the rigors they could make some very serious financial mistakes.

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