The remote work trend is here to stay, creating a new level of mobility for many workers. If you’re a digital nomad, you may be looking for a new living environment with lower housing costs and less stress. Some of those environments are also looking for you. Towns all over the United States are working […]
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Death and taxes are the only two things in life that are certain. Both can be very expensive, but one is inescapable: funeral costs. Key points Government programs and charities that help with funeral costs The average cost of a funeral and burial is $7,848, according to the latest data from the National Funeral Directors
Millions of people are behind on their bills. In fact, 49% of American adults have been skipping meals to pay their bills. While continuing inflation from the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t helped, many people struggled to pay their bills even before that. Unfortunately, there are some severe consequences if you can’t afford to pay your bills.
Paying rent never feels good. But if you’re consistently upset about the amount left in your bank account afterward, you may be wondering: Is this normal? How much should I spend on rent? Most people probably experience a similar feeling. Studies show that, on average, the three largest expenses are housing, food, and transportation costs.
Debt relief can be a saving grace when your monthly payments become unmanageable. And the amount of debt you’re grappling with can spiral out of control very quickly. But debt relief includes a wide range of strategies. And all too often, people struggle to find the right plan or get pressured into a scam by
Food stamps are provided through a program known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. Roughly one in seven low-income households get food assistance through the program. This is more relevant than ever when you consider that 49% of Americans are struggling with higher food prices, and half of the U.S. is expected to
The general rule of thumb is to have enough savings set aside to cover at least three months of living expenses. That way, if you lose your job or if there’s a sudden financial emergency, you have something to fall back on. However, millions of Americans don’t even have a budget, much less any money
Although the holidays are usually a time of joy, gratitude and celebration, they’re also often expensive. All the gifts, decorations, food, travel and parties add up over the holiday season. For many people, it’s easy to overspend or even go into debt. Fortunately, there are several ways to prevent this from happening. From setting up