How to Say No When Friends or Family Ask for Money

How to Say No When Friends or Family Ask for Money

When your loved ones ask for help, your first instinct is probably to say yes, no matter the situation. No one wants to turn down a family member or friend in need, but constantly sacrificing your resources can become a dangerous cycle.

Tips For Teaching Your Kids About Money Management

Tips For Teaching Your Kids About Money Management

One of the top skills people wish they’d learned in school is basic money management, but personal finance lessons are usually left up to parents.

Manage Your Money Today For A Better Retirement Tomorrow

Manage Your Money Today For A Better Retirement Tomorrow

When people plan for retirement, they’re often thinking about all the places they’ll travel to or the passion projects they can pursue in their newfound free time.

Your Spouse's Financial Secrets

Your Spouse's Financial Secrets

We’ve emphasized the importance of communication on some crucial topics before you get married. And any good pre-marriage counseling program will lead you through the delicate conversations about money to ensure you and your spouse get on the same page before you make a life-long commitment.

Legal Term Tuesday: Garnishment

Legal Term Tuesday: Garnishment

This is the latest entry in BeenVerified’s legal term library designed to help you better understand public record information, criminal records and related terminology. The information in this article is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.

Financial Anxiety Can Lead to Scams

Financial Anxiety Can Lead to Scams

Remember 2008? Most of us do. It was a painful time when our home values decreased, our 401k balances were decimated and our job security was low to non-existent.

Tax Season Scams: Know Who's Calling

Tax Season Scams: Know Who's Calling

If you’re getting nervous about getting your taxes done on time, you’re not alone. The April 15th deadline looms large and always causes anxiety, yet this year the anxiety may be increased by one of the most prevalent scams in US history.

Avoid These Costly House Price Assumptions

Avoid These Costly House Price Assumptions

By now everyone should be aware that house prices don’t always move rationally, and in some cases can move very irrationally to the detriment of new home owners.

Hang Up on this IRS Scam

Hang Up on this IRS Scam

According to the Associated Press, a nationwide tax scam has cost Americans over $15 million and counting since 2013. In fact, testimony from a Treasury deputy inspector general notes that these scammers are operating the largest and most pervasive scam on record.