Hand holding a pen and filling in a check

Summary: A certified check is a check that’s guaranteed to clear when cashed. They are similar to cashier’s checks in that both are issued by banks. The main difference of a certified check is that instead of being backed by the bank’s funds, the bank certifies the check writer’s account has sufficient funds to cover […]

Mechanic changing a cabin air filter

Summary: You should probably replace the cabin air filter in your car about once a year or after 15,000 miles. However, your vehicle may need a replacement filter more frequently depending on local air quality and road conditions, as these issues may leave your filter clogged. For most of us, car maintenance is one of […]

Stacks of coins of different heights with small plants growing on them

Article Summary: A tiered savings account is a savings account that offers different interest rates that are dependent on the amount of money deposited in the account. Essentially, the bank pays a higher interest rate when the account balance reaches a certain threshold as an incentive for customers to leave larger deposits with the bank. […]

Person reviewing their budget with a $22k/year job

Article Summary: $22k annually is roughly $11 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $19,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Calculator and pen on top of a budgeting spreadsheet calculating $21k/year budget

Article Summary: $21k annually is roughly $10 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $19,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Hands counting money, calculating how much $20k/year would equal

Article Summary: $20k annually is roughly $10 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $18,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Person reviewing their budget and calculating how much $19k/year an hour would equal

Article Summary: $19k annually is roughly $9 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $17,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Woman reviewing her budget with a $18k/year job

Article Summary: $18k annually is roughly $9 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $16,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Person reviewing their budget online and calculating how much $17k/year per hour would equal

Article Summary: $17k annually is roughly $8 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $15,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Woman looking discouraged because she can't pay a credit card bill making only $16k/year

Article Summary: $16k annually is roughly $8 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $14,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Woman reviewing her budget and calculating how much $34k/year an hour would equal

Article Summary: $34k annually is roughly $16 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $29,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Woman reviewing her budget online and calculating how much $33k/year an hour would equal

Article Summary: $33k annually is roughly $16 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $28,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Woman reviewing her budget and calculating how much $32k/year an hour would equal

Article Summary: $32k annually is roughly $15 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $27,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Hands counting money, calculating how much $31k/year would equal

Article Summary: $31k annually is roughly $15 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $27,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Hands counting money, calculating how much $29k/year would equal

Article Summary: $29k annually is roughly $14 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $25,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

$100 bills, calculating how much $28k/year an hour would equal

Article Summary: $28k annually is roughly $13 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $24,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Woman reviewing her budget and calculating how much $27k/year an hour would equal

Article Summary: $27k annually is roughly $13 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $23,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Woman reviewing her budget with a $26k/year job

Article Summary: $26k annually is roughly $13 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $23,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Woman adding money from her $25k/year job to her piggy bank

Article Summary: $25k annually is roughly $12 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $22,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]

Man stacking coins in front of a calculator, calculating how much $24k/year is

Article Summary: $24k annually is roughly $12 an hour if the employee works 40 hours per week. However, take-home pay will be closer to $21,000 annually after taxes. There will be some variation depending on whether the employee pays state income taxes, but almost everyone will need to pay federal income and social security taxes. […]