Personal finance and business writer for American and Canadian audiences.
Whether you're single, part of a couple, or even head of a large family, creating a budget is a great way to track expenses and income to keep you on track toward your financial goals. Although a simple home budget worksheet can be scribbled out with plain pencil, paper, and a calculator, today's technology means you have access to many easy-to-use budget templates online.
When you haven't already started, retirement planning can seem all but impossible. If you don't think you can do it, this article is for you. It's easy to tell yourself that retirement planning can wait until you're in a better place financially. But waiting could mean missing the chance to get the most out of your retirement savings. Here are three reasons you might be putting off saving for retirement and why you should start now.
Instead of spending tens of thousands of dollars, finding ways to save money as you update your home means you’ll keep more cash in your pocket. Aside from looking for sales on your renovation supplies, here are seven sneaky ways to cut costs as you tackle remodeling projects in all the major rooms in your home.
If you’re wondering what you can do to extend your life, but don’t like the idea of drastically changing your lifestyle and diet, you’re in luck. You can ease yourself into many of the lifestyle, diet and exercise habits of the world’s longest-living people—that is, if you aren’t already making these easy-to-live-with choices. Take a look at these seven habits of people who enjoy long lives, and learn how to incorporate them into your daily life to boost the chances of increasing your longevity.
If your top 2018 goals include improving your organization’s diversity and inclusion (D & I) initiatives, you may have overlooked an important tool– social media. In today’s world, social media platforms help businesses with human resources in two important ways: internally to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and externally to attract more diverse candidates for open roles. Why does social media have such a big impact? It has grown exponentially in recent years and has become increasingly prevalent in our culture. According to recent figures, over 3 billion people use social media each month, and 90% of those people access their social media accounts through their mobile device. The good news? You can use social media to help your organization meet its diversity and inclusion goals this year.