Financial savings and more when shopping online Saving money is a hot topic these days, from television shows about extreme coupon clipping to stores advertising huge savings for specially marked and bulk items. But you might be surprised to discover how much money you can save while shopping online.
Savings bonds: Give the gift of a bright future They're the same bonds you remember getting as a child, but with a digital twist. U.S. Savings Bonds are making a comeback, just in time for the graduation and wedding gift-giving season.
Protecting personal information extends beyond the Web, to mobile devices For most people, it is rare to go a day without going online or using a mobile device. While having access to the information you want and need makes life a lot easier, it's most important to use the Web wisely. Today, keeping personal information safe is a concern for virtually anyone using a computer or a mobile device to access the Internet. Given the fast pace at which technology develops, staying up to date on the latest ways to protect yourself is vital to guarding your personal informa...
Accountants the backbone of the business world When you think about the backbone of a business, it's not the owner, CEO or board of directors who keep everything trucking along. Instead, it's the accountant who leads the finances of small and larger companies into the future.
Why tax time is the perfect time to plan for retirement Why tax time is the perfect time to plan for retirement
(ARA) - Every year, tax time serves as a reminder of financial progress. Before the big April deadline rolls around, most of us spend time gathering documents, reviewing accounts and meeting with financial advisors, and all of that effort is centered around getting...
Saving money top of mind for cloth-diapering families Saving money top of mind for cloth-diapering families
(ARA) - Having a husband in the military, a 2-year-old daughter and a newborn son hasn't been easy on the bank account for Linda Souza of Richlands, N.C.
"We've been a one-income family since I got pregnant with our daughter. We've had to cut back to necessities in order to save as much money as we possibly can, especially after we bought a house in 2009," says Souza. "Everything was feeling a bit tighter."
Families across the U.S. ...
Seven things to know before tackling your 2011 tax return Seven things to know before tackling your 2011 tax return
(ARA) - Individuals and businesses spend more than 7 billion hours a year complying with federal tax-filing requirements, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
To reduce the amount of time you spend, and maybe how much you owe, follow these seven tips fr...
Preventing identity theft at tax time Preventing identity theft at tax time
(ARA) - Even if you're expecting a refund, tax time can be stressful. Gathering all the necessary income and financial information, making sure forms are completed and filed on time, and waiting to see if you'll owe or get money back can weigh heavily on your mind well before April ...
Tips to help seniors avoid identity thieves Tommy and Susie aren't the only ones who love Grandmom and Grandpop. Identity thieves love seniors too. Fortunately, taking precautions - including monitoring one's identity and credit - can help seniors reduce their risk of identity theft.
Essential insurance you can't live without Cutting back on vacations and entertainment is a wise move to help ride out a recovering economy, but don't be tempted to forego car and homeowners insurance to make ends meet. Here are tips on which insurance protections you can't do without.