Victims of fraud and other banking security scams always seem to be someone else. That is until it happens to one of us.
What’s your best strategy for tax season? Preparation.
While your annual tax appointment may be weeks – or months – away, it’s never too early to prepare for it. Being ready means you can file your return at the earliest possible moment if you so choose. Here are some suggestions to help you get organized this tax season.
Involving your entire family in the household budgeting process will not only give your family excellent input and ideas on how to budget, but it can also help get your finances under control. Family budgeting is also a great way to teach your kids about money and the importance of financial responsibility.
There's nothing quite like the excitement of leaving for vacation, especially over the holidays. You've planned ahead, finalized your itinerary with friends and family, and now you're looking forward to fun and relaxation.
The importance of financial literacy for adults can't be emphasized enough; without it, we leave ourselves open to a variety of issues and problems that can be devastating financially.
As 2016 enters the homestretch, you're likely to get plenty of requests for charitable donations. This could be a great and helpful reminder to give your favorite West Texas charity or discover a new charity that you want to help.
Does your involvement in the community make a difference? The answer is a resounding “yes!” Whether it's helping others, participating in events to make your community stronger, or bringing your family closer together by working together on community projects, your volunteer efforts have a definite impact.
The wedding is over, and you’ve enjoyed a blissful honeymoon. Now it’s time to enjoy life with all the joy that marriage can bring as well as its many challenges and decisions.
In most cases, you'll have an appraisal done when a home is being approved for a mortgage loan. But what is involved in a home appraisal? Simply put, it's an unbiased, professional opinion of a home's value. When a house is being bought and sold, the appraisal determines whether the sale price is appropriate given a home's condition, features, and location.
All of us would like to see our money grow, and there are a variety of ways to do that. But not all of us like the risks that come with certain investments. That's where a certificate of deposit (CD) comes in.