Couples - 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Life-Stages/Couples en-US Stress Less About Retirement With These Tips https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Retirement-Planning/Retirement-Planning-Basics/Stress-Less-About-Retirement-With-These-Tips https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Retirement-Planning/Retirement-Planning-Basics/Stress-Less-About-Retirement-With-These-Tips According to a 2017 telephone survey conducted for the AICPA by Harris Poll in support of National Capability Month, the "Golden Years" are losing their luster as many Americans anticipate financial sacrifices in retirement.  

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:14:40 EDT
Week 3 Challenge: Review Your Budget https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Get-Your-360LifeGoals-On/Week-3-Challenge-Review-Your-Budget https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Get-Your-360LifeGoals-On/Week-3-Challenge-Review-Your-Budget Tracking your spending and saving gave you a better understanding of where your money is currently going. Now it’s time to plan out where it should be going.

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:55:00 EDT
Week 2 Challenge: Track Your Spending and Saving https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Get-Your-360LifeGoals-On/Week-2-Challenge-Track-Your-Spending-and-Saving https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Get-Your-360LifeGoals-On/Week-2-Challenge-Track-Your-Spending-and-Saving Now that you identified your #360lifegoals, the next step toward achieving them is to track your spending and saving. 

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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:06:55 EDT
Beware: The IRS is Paying More Attention to Fundraising (even the small stuff) https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Taxes/Credits-Deductions/Beware-The-IRS-is-Paying-More-Attention-to-Fundraising-even-the-small-stuff https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Taxes/Credits-Deductions/Beware-The-IRS-is-Paying-More-Attention-to-Fundraising-even-the-small-stuff Something as harmless sounding as a raffle or charity game night could, in fact, create legal or tax problems.  Learn the facts behind some common misunderstandings about booster clubs and other fundraisers.  

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Thu, 26 May 2016 17:09:38 EDT
What Baseball Can Teach You about Financial Planning https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-and-Saving/What-Baseball-Can-Teach-You-about-Financial-Planning https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-and-Saving/What-Baseball-Can-Teach-You-about-Financial-Planning Spring training is a tradition that baseball teams and baseball fans look forward to every year. No matter how they did last year, teams in spring training are full of hope that a new season will bring a fresh start. As this year's baseball season gets under way, here are a few lessons from America's pastime that might help you reevaluate your finances.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:29:10 EDT
Spring Cleaning Your Debt https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Credit-and-Debt/Debt/Spring-Cleaning-Your-Debt https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Credit-and-Debt/Debt/Spring-Cleaning-Your-Debt In addition to typical spring cleaning tasks, you may want to take this time to focus on your finances. In particular, now may be as good a time as ever to evaluate your debt situation and try to reduce and/or eliminate any debt obligations you may have. The following are some tips to get you started.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:23:12 EDT
Married Filing Jointly or Separately? The Choice Is Yours https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Recent-Legislation/Tax/Married-Filing-Jointly-or-Separately-The-Choice-Is-Yours https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Recent-Legislation/Tax/Married-Filing-Jointly-or-Separately-The-Choice-Is-Yours Read More »

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:39:17 EST
The Frugal Habits of Millionaires https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-and-Saving/The-Frugal-Habits-of-Millionaires https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-and-Saving/The-Frugal-Habits-of-Millionaires We've all heard the saying "It takes money to make money." So how can you find extra dollars to save and invest? If you're looking to improve your financial position, consider putting some of these habits into practice.

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:35:06 EST
Think Outside the Shoe Box When Organizing Financial Records https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-and-Saving/Think-Outside-the-Shoe-Box-When-Organizing-Financial-Records https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-and-Saving/Think-Outside-the-Shoe-Box-When-Organizing-Financial-Records If you've ever had trouble finding an important financial document, you know why it's necessary to keep your financial records organized. Less clutter means less stress, and though you'll need to commit a bit of time up front to organize your files, you can save time and money over the long term when you can find what you need when you need it.

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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:38:20 EST
Don’t Make These Five Online Shopping Mistakes https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Holidays/Don-t-Make-These-Five-Online-Shopping-Mistakes https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Holidays/Don-t-Make-These-Five-Online-Shopping-Mistakes Online spending in the United States is expected to hit $370 billion in 2017, up from $262 billion in 2013, according to Forrester Research. Consumers were most likely to shop for books, stationery or office supplies, followed by apparel and consumer electronics, based on an NPD Group study. Online shopping can be a great convenience, but there are steps you should take to ensure a safe and satisfying experience. Here are five mistakes to avoid.

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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:55:35 EST