Are you making the most of the benefits your employer is giving you? There is more to benefits than health insurance and you could be leaving money on the table. Check out these tips on getting the most out of your benefits.
Homeownership is a major part of the American Dream. For many families, their home’s value is their wealth or makes up the majority of their net worth. June is National Homeownership Month and made me reflect on my own home buying experience and how I used home renovations to personally increase my family’s net worth […]
Once I was home watching television with my family when my bank called to ask if I had used my debit card at a fast food restaurant in Texas. I was immediately alarmed by the question. First, I never eat at that particular restaurant and secondly, I was in the Washington, DC area and my […]
Nearly half of all Americans have nothing saved for retirement, and the U.S. government knows it. In fact, the Social Security Administration recently added and bolded the statement below on the front page of your social security statement to ensure you’ve been warned. “Social Security benefits are not intended to be your only source of […]
This year marked the 10th year of my government career. It was also the first time I was told my position was non-essential. So when the government shutdown due to lack of funding on Jan. 20, I was told not to report to work until Congress signed a budget. When the government is under furlough […]