Advice & Planning
The holiday shopping season is officially here, which probably means you’re doing some online shopping, too. Before you start, it’s important to make sure you are smart about the whole purchasing process—know who you are dealing with, know what you are buying, be confident you will get what you pay for and ensure that your account and credit card details are being dealt with safely.
We’re about to drop a truth bomb on you: your credit score touches areas of your life that you’d never expect. Your ability to buy a car, a house, or even to land that dream job.
Do you ever work in your bathrobe at 2:00 a.m.? If so, chances are you operate a home-based business. Whether your business is full-time or part-time, you get to write off the expenses of running it -- and this can save you a bundle at tax time.