It doesn’t take much to upend many Americans’ finances. A car that won’t start, a furnace that dies or a trip to the hospital can leave households struggling to make ends meet.
Some factors that influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people tend to be richer than younger people. White U.S. households, on average, have many times the wealth of black or Hispanic households. Those born into the top or bottom of the economic strata typically stay there.
Several days ago, I published a small news piece covering PETA filters on Facebook. I tried to leave my personal opinions out of it...
Roughly coinciding with the start of training camps around the country, from high schools to colleges to the NFL, we got perhaps the most disturbing report yet confirming what we already knew. Football is really, really bad for your health.
Your car lease is ending soon. Looking at the dent in the driver’s door, you wonder if you’ll be charged for it. Or maybe you’ve exceeded the mileage limit and you’re bracing for a big hit. But you can avoid common issues like these if you know how the game is played.