This Budget Hack Will Make You Happy, Even in a Recession

With inflation rampant and a recession looming, it’s natural to wonder what, exactly, you can do to protect yourself if the worst comes to pass. Should you be skimping on your daily coffee habit? (Spoiler alert: not necessarily). Padding your emergency fund? Reevaluating your entire personal-finance strategy? The uncertainty surrounding it all doesn’t help. Courtesy … Read more

Detroit real estate developers rebuild the city amid budget shortfalls

A new wave of development is rippling through downtown Detroit. “Walking around Detroit in 2008 or 2009 is not the same as walking around in 2022,” said Ramy Habib, a local entrepreneur. “It is absolutely magnificent what happened throughout those 15 years.” Between 2010 and 2019, just 708 new housing structures went up in the … Read more

Is It Possible To Swing a No-Spend Year? Financial Experts Weigh In

photostorm / Getty Images It may seem daunting at first, but according to financial experts across the country, a no-spend year is manageable. Despite its name, a no-spend year does not actually mean that you are not allowed to spend any money. A no-spend year means that you don’t spend money on anything except the … Read more

Why Is Your Company Software Failing? Bad Budgeting Might Be The Culprit

Planning for the future. getty Proprietary software is often seen as the holy grail for companies, a sure sign that they’ve “made it.” Ushering in digital transformation establishes a business as technologically advanced and innovative, while simultaneously boosting the company’s overall value. However, when creating a software development budget, many upstart businesses tend to be … Read more

Australians want to know how they can save money and budget better. These are the key takeaways from our finance Q&A blog

From groceries and petrol to power bills and mortgages, the cost of living has risen and many Australians are finding it challenging to stay ahead. We lined up three pros across the business, food and finance sectors to offer their penny-pinching tips. In our Q&A blog, ABC business reporter Emily Stewart, author of four money-saving … Read more

Personal finance course to be required in the future for high school graduation in S. Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS/Gray News) – Students in South Carolina will be required in the future to learn skills like managing credit cards and filing taxes to get their diplomas. “I think it’s so important to try to teach some of these fundamental skills to these kids as soon as they can, so they just get … Read more

Truliant and Popcorn Finance Host Chris Browning Launch

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina, July 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)-Truliant Federal Credit Union announced today that it has partnered with personal finance expert Chris Browning. Browning is host of the popular Popcorn Finance podcast, dedicated to helping listeners understand their finances better in about the time it takes to make a bag of popcorn. Money Burst, sponsored … Read more