What Social-Emotional Learning Activities Can Kids Do in Quarantine?

By Roxy Favretto Photo Courtesy: Jahi Chikwendiu/Getty Images During quarantine, kids can miss out on the social benefits they typically get from interacting with others in a school environment, which could set them back in terms of social-emotional learning (SEL). SEL involves skills that build up a child’s confidence, help them develop relationships and promoteContinue reading “What Social-Emotional Learning Activities Can Kids Do in Quarantine?”

Can the Banks Come After Me for Money If I File for Foreclosure?

ByMack Mitzsheva Defaulting on a home loan can have major financial consequences for the borrower. One form of default occurs when you don’t make your mortgage payments. When this occurs, the bank may decide to pursue a foreclosure on the property. Depending upon the state, the bank may be able to come after you forContinue reading “Can the Banks Come After Me for Money If I File for Foreclosure?”

How to build business credit with poor personal credit

Written by:  Louis DeNicola Confused about how to build business credit? You’re not alone. Many business owners and entrepreneurs don’t realize the key differences between business credit and personal credit, so let’s start there. Your business credit and personal credit aren’t linked — but they may be related. Business and personal credit contains different information, soContinue reading “How to build business credit with poor personal credit”

Does the Home Inspection Happen Before or After the Offer?

By Brandon Cornett | December 10, 2019 | © HBI, all rights reserved Reader question: “We will be purchasing our first home in early 2020. My question has to do with the home inspection and offer process, and the timing of those two things. Does the home inspection usually happen before or after the offer isContinue reading “Does the Home Inspection Happen Before or After the Offer?”

How To Actually Teach Your Kid The Value Of Money

Raising a financially literate child doesn’t have to be difficult.By Taylor Pittman In a world of credit cards, online banking, tax codes, investments and retirement plans, keeping up with money can be tough for adults, and even more so for kids. So, for the many parents who want to teach their kid economic ideas and prepareContinue reading “How To Actually Teach Your Kid The Value Of Money”

National Bank Act Of 1863

How Did The Civil War Change The American Currency? The Act entitled “An Act to provide a national currency secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof,” approved June 3, 1864, shall be known as “The National Bank Act.” The National Bank Act of 1863 was designed to create a national banking system, float federal war loans, and establishContinue reading “National Bank Act Of 1863”

Who’s Ready for Big Social Security Changes in 2021?

The pocketbooks of working Americans and retirees could be directly affected by these changes. Sean Williams(TMFUltraLong) The New Year may bring with it big changes. Promising late-stage coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine results may soon end the pandemic. Meanwhile, President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, 2021, will usher in a new era for politicsContinue reading “Who’s Ready for Big Social Security Changes in 2021?”

Pre-emption

United States history: WRITTEN BY: The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica Title: squatter’s rights. Preemption, also called Squatter’s Rights, in U.S. history, policy by which first settlers, or “squatters,” on public lands could purchase the property they had improved. Squatters who settled on and improved surveyed land were at risk that when the land was surveyed and put up forContinue reading “Pre-emption”

Opportunity Zones 101

Q: What are Opportunity Zones? A: Opportunity Zones are economically-distressed communities, designated by states and territories and certified by the U.S. Treasury Department, in which certain types of investments may be eligible for preferential tax treatment. The tax incentive is designed to spur economic development and job creation in distressed communities by providing these tax benefits to investors. Continue reading “Opportunity Zones 101”