It's estimated that one in eight Americans lives below  the poverty line. This number is decreasing, but there's still a long way to go. Between money issues and the current work situation, saving money has become a very useful skill. Unfortunately, not everyone is born with it. The good news is...
According to the Small Business Administration, microbusinesses can take as little as $2,000 to get started. Even the leanest small business needs a good budgeting system to thrive. Steps in budgeting aren't the same for startups as they are for established companies. If you are just getting started with your new...
From the 50 States of America, New Jersey happens to have the highest amount of debt. In contrast, Alaska has the lowest amount of debt.  So, what goes into creating these debts? And what can we learn about the spending habits of the states and their residents? Surprisingly enough, statistics show...
The desire to start your own business, make your own money, set your hours and even have the joy of knowing you built your own life on your terms is an aspiration shared by most people. Many well-intentioned people start out making their dreams come true only to be...
Last year there was an outcry over the corruption in governments around the world. It resulted in many leaders deciding to leave office. As the reality of the different situations became clear, it has shown the abuse of governmental power, bribery as well as secret dealings are...
Over the years, there has been a wide variety of national and international organizations that have been established. There are so many that its often difficult to determine what these organizations represent. One that is currently on the forefront is the G7. If you’d like to learn...
For three out of every four Americans, buying a home is a priority.  There are so many benefits to homeownership, too. Your monthly payments won't increase, but your property's value likely will. Plus, you can personalize your space and enjoy the privacy of an abode that's fully yours.  Nevertheless, some questions...
When it comes to the future of money, there is a growing consensus that cryptocurrencies will play an important role in the development of new payment methods. Of all cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin has become the ideal digital asset for people around the world. From Bitcoin debit cards to cryptocurrency credit...
Authorities in the Dominican Republic have completed a stunning series of raids as part of what the Attorney General of the nation called the largest in the history of the country. Of the 21 people implicated in the drugs bust, two names jumped off the page for...
Almost 70% of Americans save little or nothing at all. That could cause a number of issues down the road. The next time a rainy day rolls around, you might realize an empty savings account can cause a storm of financial issues. Why is it important to save money for the...