Sunday , 26 January 2020


Personal Finance

Should You Pay Your Mortgage Off Early?

...Should you pay off your mortgage early either by paying extra dollars toward your loan's principal balance or by paying off the rest of your mortgage in one giant payment if you had the opportunity to do so or are there times when not paying off your mortgage early actually makes sense? Not surprisingly, it depends on a host of factors. Here is what you should look at when determining whether paying off your mortgage early is the best choice.

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Where the U.S. Working Class Can (and Can’t) Afford To Live

This post provides a visualization of data* from our new True Cost of Living Tool to illustrate how the living conditions of the working class stack up across the country. It’s kind of a big deal because it lets you drill down to a specific city and search through layers of relevant information to understand exactly how much money it takes to live in any given area.

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Need Some Extra Money? Here Are Some “Side Gigs” To Consider

Side gigs are not exactly second jobs, because they come with a lot more flexibility and leave you in control of your hours and commitment but they can still be invaluable sources of income when you're really in a pinch. If you're ready to start bringing in some extra money, quickly, here are some great places to start.

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Where Do Americans Spend Their Money Each Month? How Do You Compare?

A budget is a basic necessity, even if you do it just once, to understand where your money is flowing yet most people spend money as quickly as it comes in - like sand flowing through their fingers - [so this article takes a]...look at the latest spending breakdown of Americans to see where most of our money is going.

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