Coronavirus mortgage relief

The coronavirus pandemic is putting the jobs of millions of workers at risk. Last week alone 3.3 million people filed for unemployment. One of the main concerns is how people will take care of their mortgage and rent payments if they lose their jobs or see cuts in their hours and wages. This article provides […]

plasma blood donations cost

Selling blood plasma is big business in the United States. It’s run by large corporations, such as Baxter International and Grigols, that bleed the most impoverished communities (source) to fuel a multibillion-dollar industry. Many developed countries have banned the commercialization of blood, but in the United States, it’s the 10th most valuable export product. The […]

IRS Tax Relief Report

The IRS has just announced it is waiving the estimated IRS underpayment penalty for millions of taxpayers who fell short this year. It’s not every day the IRS decides to give millions of taxpayers a break, so savor the moment for now. Now let’s break down what this means for the average taxpayer. The IRS […]

millennial depression why are millennials depressed

Depression is one of the most harmful and pervasive conditions among Americans. It is on the rise among all age groups, but particularly among teenagers and young adults. This is leading many to ask, why are Millennials so depressed? The premise of that question is that Millennials are more likely to be depressed than other […]

This comprehensive debt settlement industry study investigates multiple data sources to reveal trends and statistics. The debt settlement industry has grown rapidly since 2005, when it first became a widely available option for consumers. Although still a controversial financial service, it is now a significant part of the debt relief sector. This study compiles available […]

Millennials higher incomes

If you are a demographic economics nerd – and why else would you be reading an article on average millennial income? – you have probably read headlines like these. “Young adult households are now earning more than ever before.” “Are Millenials on track to become the richest generation?” “Millenials may be the wealthiest generation.” But […]

partial pay installment

A Partial Pay Installment Agreement (PPIA) is the best tax relief program you have never heard about. Offers in Compromise (OIC) get all the attention for their “pennies on the dollar” debt reduction potential. But there is a lot to love about partial pay installment agreements. In some cases, partial pay installment agreements provide an […]

improve your credit score

Few things in life impact your financial health more than your credit score. Even someone with a great job and plenty of money in the bank could find themselves denied for a loan or a lease application if they have a poor credit score. This raises an important question. How long will it take to improve […]

Top 50 colleges by ROI

This study surveys the colleges with the highest ROI. You may be surprised by which colleges didn’t make it. A college education can be a great investment. College graduates earn 66% more than workers with just a high school diploma. And over their lifetime, the average college graduate earns around $1 million more than workers […]