02 - July 2021
Traveling in 2021
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After more than a year of quarantine and ever-changing restrictions, Americans are ready to take that long-awaited summer vacation. Though travel is on the rise, permanent changes stemming from the pandemic are likely to affect how we travel here on in. While vacationing might look a bit different in a post-pandemic world, all forms of […]
03 - June 2021
Housing Market Changes
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Big changes in the housing market last year provided good news to existing homeowners while presenting a challenge to consumers in the housing market. According to a Washington Post interview with the National Association of Realtors (NAR), home sales set records last year, due in part to the pandemic. From small apartments in the city […]
10 - May 2021
The Return of Travel
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As vaccinations become more readily available across the country and the light at the end of the tunnel grows stronger and closer, Americans once again find themselves getting bitten by the travel bug and will likely resume spending money on travel. Getting back to business as usual, or some sense of normalcy, is what we […]
05 - April 2021
Improving Financial Literacy
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Each year, the National Financial Educators Council releases a National Financial Literacy Test, which is taken by Americans of all ages, financial positions, and backgrounds. The test measures participants’ knowledge as it pertains to earning, saving, and growing their money. As of 2020, the average score of 15- to 18-year-olds who took the test stood […]
05 - March 2021
Paying Taxes…
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Since 1913, Americans have been paying taxes to the federal government with states adopting similar tax programs in 1930. Though this annual process has continued for decades, many Americans have been feeling anxious about taxes in recent years. According to a 2019 Nerd Wallet Report on taxes, 26 percent of Americans feel stressed or anxious […]
08 - February 2021
Financially Recovering From Job Loss…
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Many Americans have spent the last several months getting back into the workforce after being laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recovering from the financial fallout can bring turmoil, but there are also silver linings. American workers became familiar with stories of job loss and salary cuts as the pandemic ravaged through 2020. According […]