Amy Beardsley is a freelance content marketing writer specializing in personal finance, insurance, probate, and technology. She also has degrees in business administration and legal studies.
Some of the simplest inventions have made millions. If you have a great idea, a patent can protect your work from being reproduced while you secure funding, production or sales for your invention.
Applying for a credit card is simple but getting approved isn’t so easy. To increase your chances of being approved, we present the best tips from top credit experts on what not to do when applying for a new credit card.
With the recent volatility, 2018 saw the biggest drop since the Great Depression. When prices start to fall, it could be a simple correction or the start of a bear market. How do you know if you should be worried?
Term life insurance is a financial product that can protect families if someone passes away. The premiums stay the same for the specific term which makes it easy for families to budget. An insurance broker can provide term life insurance quotes.
While it’s sometimes thought that trusts are only for the wealthy, a living trust can be useful and serve as a practical tool for the rest of us, too. But what is a living trust? And how do you know if you need a living trust as part of your estate plan?
Generally, estate planning starts with a will, though it can also include a power of attorney, which are the two most fundamental of all estate planning documents.
When it comes to student debt, more than half of borrowers are struggling to make their payments. Refinancing your student loan is an excellent option to lower your monthly bill or to pay less interest over the life of your loan.
Even though refinancing could make student loan debt more manageable, the latest survey by Student Loan Planner found that 85% of borrowers are afraid to refinance their student loans. Why do borrowers fear refinancing when it could save them thousands of dollars?
Boston is one of my favorite cities! It’s one of the oldest and most historic towns in New England and has a great mix of adventure along with unmistakable old-world charm.
While it’s a fantastic destination, it’s also one of the most expensive places in the U.S. to visit.
It’s that time of year that many people dread…tax season!
Preparing taxes can be overwhelming. There are so many forms to wade through, receipts to find, and questions to answer. Plus, there is always the fear of forgetting something or making mistakes because we all know the IRS can be unforgiving.
So you’ve heard about high-yield savings accounts and are wondering what all they hype is about? Well, they’re a little like a traditional savings account…but soooo much better.
The best high-yield savings accounts bridge the gap between saving and investing. It’s an easy way to earn more interest while still having quick access to your cash.
To help you decide if high-yield savings accounts are right for you and your money, here’s a quick rundown of what they are and how they work!
In this Worthy Review, we’ll take a look at what Worthy bonds are, how you can earn through their platform, and whether investing with them is the right strategy for you.
Are you looking for an easy way to make some guaranteed interest on your money? Worthy Bonds can help.
Offering a fixed 5% return on your money, Worthy Bonds cost of just $10 per bond…so it won’t cost you an arm and a leg to get started.
Think you know everything there is to know about finding a job? You’ve got the perfect resume, nailed your LinkedIn profile, and practiced the best answers to the toughest interview questions. But if you still haven’t landed the job, have you tried finding a job using social media?
We all have that fortunate friend who works in the perfect profession. It’s well suited to their personality, has sufficient income to cover their expenses comfortably, is an ideal commute from their home, and offers intellectual stimulation with room to grow.
Most of us aren’t so lucky. Probably, you could use more income, more free time, and a better work-life balance.
You are given the option of "debit or credit" when making purchases with your debit card. As it turns out, there's a lot more to consider before swiping your debit card to pay for that next purchase.
You’re young, got a great job and a couple of really awesome kids – life is pretty good, right? And when life is good, thinking about what happens when you pass away probably isn’t at the top of your priority list. But sometimes, life throws us a curveball. And while taking control of your family’s finances is an important step, all families, including yours, should have a basic estate plan in place.
While having a will is arguably one of the most important things you can do for yourself and ...
As women, we know children are a blessing. We relished the anticipation of all the cooing and codling of our sweet new bundle of joy and tried not to stress about the exorbitant costs associated with hiring someone to care for him or her once we returned to work.
After getting over the sticker shock, we’re left wondering if there is a way to save money on child care expenses?
If you’ve ever had to grapple with the price of child care, you know it can amount to an overwhelming expense. Taking ...