When we think of optimism, we tend to assume that you either have it or you don’t. You’re either a glass half full person or a glass half empty person. Now, the question of whether optimism is an inherent or a learned trait is more significant than ever.
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No matter who you are, sticking to a budget takes work. When we think of a frugal lifestyle, we imagine penny jars, hand-me-downs, routinely boring, home-cooked meals and absolutely no fun at all! Learn More
In our last post, we discussed what factors go into the credit score calculation. Today, we will discuss situations where your credit score may have an impact.
What many people don’t realize is that your credit score is a numerical measure of your “credit risk.” In other words, it’s a ranking technique that tells lenders if a person is likely to pay off their credit as planned. Credit scores matter, especially when you’re in the process of getting a home loan (mortgage).
“Slow and steady wins the race.” “Consistency is the key to success.”
These popular phrases have been cheering us on through much of our lives, and for good reason, too – they’re highly relatable behind much of our actions.
How would you deal with a cold shower? I mean this LITERALLY. What would happen if your hot water
heater was fried last night and your family had ZERO hot water?
So Greenwood and Greenville schools have been in session for a month now. And if you have kids in school, you know how stressful this time can be getting your kids acclimated to a new grade level, new teachers, new schedules … you name it!
An interesting article in Business Insider a few weeks ago caught our eye. The title is “7 Signs You’re Rich, Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like It.”
When you think about it, there is no universally accepted criteria for being rich. But we wanted to share these seven attributes, because they make a lot of sense.
It’s never been a better time to be a woman in business – women are earning more and enjoying higher positions of power and overall success. So why do many women feel unprepared for retirement?
Whether you’re a just-the-basics kind of shopper or a chronic shopaholic, spending money is simply a fact of life. Fortunately, in these days of online retail, shoppers have access to more options than ever before – all delivered with convenience. But could you be saving more money?