While difficult at the moment, the many conversations with my friends about money inspired me to explore a different path. Conversation after conversation, I started to chip away at what felt wrong about money, and we would talk about their “wish list” when it comes to finance. What came up again and again was the desire to feel smart about money decisions – “whatever I do should be easy to understand, available to all, convenient to do, and make me feel good and empowered.”
March 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - With the April 15th tax filing deadline fast approaching, Capital One Bank launched its annual Taxes and Savings Survey to find out how refund recipients are planning to use their dollars. According to the latest IRS statistics, the average federal tax refund this year will be $3,116, up 4.2 percent compared to 2013.
With the holidays past and a new year upon us, now is the time for Americans to focus on their 2014 resolutions. And while fitness goals often top the list of New Year’s resolutions, diet and exercise aren’t the only ways to get back into shape. This year, do yourself and your loved ones a favor by getting financially fit as well.