Managing holiday spending

Credit Cards Are a Win-Win for Small Businesses and Consumers

(BPT) - In our rapidly changing world, digital transactions are increasingly preferred, with more consumers opting for electronic payments, including contactless methods. Credit cards, a standard …

3 Ways to Utilize Your Credit Card for Holiday Shopping

(BPT) - 'Tis the season to shop wisely, and your credit card can be a powerful tool in navigating the holiday spending landscape. Beyond being a convenient and safe payment method, credit cards offer …

8 Smart Ways to Save On Holiday Expenses

(Family Features) While often regarded as the most wonderful time of year, the holiday season is also an expensive spot on the calendar. Consider these tips to avoid overspending without sacrificing your festive spirit.

Smart Spending: 4 Ways to Maximize Holiday Cheer on a Budget

(BPT) - As the holiday season approaches, many of us are already thinking about how we can maximize holiday cheer while minimizing the impact on our wallets. Travel, decorations, parties, gifts …
More money matters
Most Americans plan to spend wisely during the holidays and save in the new year.
How Americans Plan to Spend and Save this Holiday Season
(NAPSI)—The holidays can bring the pressure to overspend—but you can resist it and still be merry and bright.   What The Gens Are Doing With festivities fast approaching, Rocket Money …
Are you a money whisperer? New study reveals 6 in 10 Americans don’t talk about money
(BPT) - America, it’s time to have the money talk. According to research by Empower, a financial services company, 62% of people don't talk about money. Mum's the word with their family (63%), …
Becoming a CFP® Professional Means Joining a Community
Becoming a CFP® Professional Means Joining a Community
(NewsUSA) - Becoming a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional means more than just a successful career — it means joining a supportive community. CFP Board and CFP® professionals foster …
Colleges where acceptance rates have decreased the most since 2001
EDsmart identified 10 colleges that have shown the greatest decline in acceptance rates between the 2001 admissions cycle and 2021.
Cybersecurity experts can make six-figure salaries in these 5 industries
Tech site Revelo identified the five top-paying industries for information security analysts, using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
What's at risk when you take out a small business loan
Westfield compiled a list of potential risks that might arise when borrowing money from various sources to fund a small business.  
How to help your business prepare for and recover from natural disasters
Natural disasters are unpredictable, but companies can mitigate damage. Westfield compiled a list of the worst natural disasters and found expert advice to help businesses prepare.
Transportation issues are making students miss school
HeyTutor looked at how transportation issues are affecting public schools, using HopSkipDrive's 2023 State of School Transportation report.
States with the lowest taxes on sports betting
AskGamblers used data from the American Gaming Association to map the tax rates of all states where sports betting is legal.
27M Americans own businesses with no employees—here's who they are
Millions of American businesses don't employ anyone. Next Insurance used Census Bureau data to analyze this portion of the U.S. workforce.

Lost your job? Don't lose your coverage: 5 tips for securing health insurance

(BPT) - No one wants to lose their job. Not only does it impact your income, but losing your job often means losing access to your health insurance.Maintaining medical, dental and vision insurance is …

Holiday Meals Simplified: Save time and money on your feast

(Family Features) With holiday entertaining on the minds of many this time of year, it's important to take steps to make setting the table stress-free and keep focus on what really matters - spending time with loved ones.

Three Smart Saving Tips for the Holiday Season

(BPT) - This year, consumers are estimated to spend $831, on average, or more than $184 billion on holiday gifts. It can be the most wonderful – but expensive – time of the year with all …

A New Mission for Military Veterans: Protect Clients’ Finances as a CFP® Professional

A New Mission for Military Veterans: Protect Clients’ Finances as a CFP® Professional
(NewsUSA) - Military veterans can take on a new mission as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. Your new objective: Safeguard and advance the financial interests of everyday Americans. By …