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PlaytestCloud Review – Earn Money For Playing Mobile And Browser Games!

by Anna T. @ Real Ways to Earn

This post was sponsored by PlaytestCloud. If you love playing mobile and browser games in your free time, you'll be excited to know you can actually get paid to do it! In today's review, I'm sharing a little info with you about PlaytestCloud, a completely legitimate company that pays game testers every single week for […]

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USAA: Getting Paid A Day Early

USAA: Getting Paid A Day Early


Simply Save

Service members and federal employees who bank with USAA can get their paychecks a day early. But what are the perks?

Walmart workers can request to get paid earlier on special app

Walmart workers can request to get paid earlier on special app


New York Post

NEW YORK — Walmart is providing workers with an app aimed at helping them budget their money and get paid before payday. The retailer said Wednesday that it teamed up with financial technology star…

What You Need to Know About a Qualifying Life Event

by Rachel Gray @ Payroll Tips, Training, and News

Employees have a window of time each year to sign up for certain types of employer-sponsored insurance. Although this open enrollment period takes place at the end of each year for all employees, an employee can add or remove coverage at any time of the year if they have a qualifying life event. What is […]

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10 Ways To Spring Clean Your Finances This Year [Infographic]

by Libby Donovan @ National Debt Relief

After a long, cold winter, giving your house a thorough cleaning can be almost therapeutic. Cleaning your windows, tossing out things you no longer need, and telling those pesky dust bunnies to hit the road can give you a feeling of renewal. In spring, everything begins anew, like a phoenix from the ashes; the world […]

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Earnin App 2018 Review: Get an Advance on Your Paycheck - NerdWallet

Earnin App 2018 Review: Get an Advance on Your Paycheck - NerdWallet


NerdWallet

Earnin, formerly called Activehours, is an app that lets you draw small amounts of your check before payday. Earnin: Doesn’t charge fees or interest. Users can donate a “tip” of…

Meet Chantal!

by Lizz @ Educators Credit Union

Chantal is a Member Finance Representative in the Member Response Center at our Home Office. Check out her Meet Video to get to know her better. For more videos, check out our YouTube channel.

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How to Save Money on Your Utility Bills

by Melanie Lockert @ Chime Banking

Do you cringe each month when you get your utility bills? When you see a super high bill, do you wonder what happened? We’ve all been there, and high bills for gas, electricity and cable can certainly put a dent in your bank account. But all is not lost. If you want to keep your […]

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This Spring, Clear Mediocre Credit Cards Out of Your Wallet

by Gregory Karp @ NerdWallet

Spring is a great time to declutter a closet full of clothes, a garage full of boxes and your wallet full of inferior credit cards. The average credit card holder…

How You Can Earn Money Writing Romance Novels

by Anna T. @ Real Ways to Earn

I absolutely LOVE sharing unique ways you can earn a living on your own terms, not someone else's, and today's post falls into that category. Yuwanda Black of InkwellEditorial.com is a successful self-publisher of both fiction and non-fiction books at Amazon.com. This has always been of interest to me because it's true passive income, particularly […]

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Square’s Cash app now supports direct deposits for your paycheck

Square’s Cash app now supports direct deposits for your paycheck


TechCrunch

It seems like each new feature Square adds to its Cash app brings it one step closer to being a de-facto bank account for its users. Case in point, the app just rolled out support for ACH direct deposits, meaning users can now get their paycheck or other deposits put directly into their Cash app [&…

The Best CD Rates – March 2018

by Nick Clements @ MagnifyMoney

Updated March 27, 2018 If you are looking for a better yield on your savings, a high rate CD (certificate of deposit) offered by an online bank could be a good option. Internet-only banks offer much better interest rates than traditional banks. For example, a 12-month CD at Bank of America would require a $10,000 … Continue reading The Best CD Rates – March 2018

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Illinois Senate OKs bill to make security freeze protection free for consumers

by Michael McCauley @ Consumers Union

Consumers Union calls on Governor Rauner to sign identity theft bill into law  SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Senate approved legislation today that enables Illinois residents to use security freeze protection for free to prevent identity thieves from opening new accounts or lines of credit using stolen information.  The bill has already been passed in […]

HOW TO ASK FOR A RAISE

by Stephanie Barnes @ Prosper and Thrive | Santander Bank

At some point in your career, you will probably look at your situation and wonder if it's time you were paid more. If you are ready to ask for more money, here are some things to keep in mind.

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To Lease or To Finance: That is the Question!

by Elliott @ Workers Credit Union

When it comes to buying a new car, you have three options: purchasing it with cash, purchasing it through a auto loan (also known as financing) or leasing it. For most shoppers, the decision comes down to buying or leasing. On the surface, the differences between leasing and buying a vehicle seem fairly straightforward. Leasing […]

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Best Ways to Add Value to Your Home

by Janet Berry-Johnson @ MagnifyMoney

If you’re tired of the way your home looks and feels but don’t necessarily want to move, you don’t have to settle. Whether you crave more square footage, an upgraded interior or better curb appeal, you’ll find an endless supply of ideas that can improve your home’s functionality and style. But, that doesn’t mean that … Continue reading Best Ways to Add Value to Your Home

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4 Companies Help You Get Paid for Your Work Now – Not Next Payday

4 Companies Help You Get Paid for Your Work Now – Not Next Payday


MagnifyMoney

Cash flow crunch is sometimes the reason for a financial emergency, so four companies are looking to spare you from the need for a payday loan.

Chicago’s icy Easter weekend of 1978

Chicago’s icy Easter weekend of 1978

by thomasvalle @ WGN-TV

Dear Tom, I have memories of not being able to get into my ice-encased car to go to Easter services. It had to be more than 30 years ago. Details? — Chip Lorenz, Chicago Dear Chip, It was Easter weekend in 1978 when the Chicago area was hit by a major ice storm. The storm began on Good Friday evening with light snow that quickly transitioned to sleet and freezing rain on Saturday. The city received half an inch of […]

PayPal Launches Braintree Extend

by PYMNTS @ PYMNTS.com

The definition of the word “extend” means to stretch out or lengthen one’s reach. It turned out to be the perfect word to describe Braintree’s newest suite of merchant solutions, Braintree’s Azita Habibi told Karen Webster in a recent conversation. Braintree Extend, which launches today, makes it possible for merchants to extend their reach into […]

5 Facts About Women and Money for International Women’s Day

by Chelsea Brennan @ Chime Banking

Did you know that only 22% of U.S. women can answer three fundamental finance-related questions correctly? It’s sad but true. While women have made significant strides to close the gender gaps in education, employment, and even wealth, the gap in financial literacy is still glaring. But, in order to even begin bridging this gap, it’s important to understand that […]

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Will the Courts Accept a Jury Duty Excuse Letter If You’re in a Pinch?

by Rachel Gray @ Payroll Tips, Training, and News

Sometimes, you or your employees’ personal responsibilities conflict with your business. For many small businesses, if you miss work or lose an employee for an extended period of time, there can be harmful effects on productivity in the workplace. But if you or an employee are called in for jury duty, you might not have […]

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Consult This Employee Termination Checklist to Keep Things Running Smoothly

by Rachel Gray @ Payroll Tips, Training, and News

Employees leave companies every day to pursue growth opportunities, accommodate personal lives, or experience change. As an employer, you hope employees won’t leave your business, but you know this is wishful thinking. When an employee resigns, you need to know what to do. The average annual overall turnover rate is 19%, according to SHRM. If […]

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How to Save Money When You Get a Windfall of Cash

by Jackie Lam @ Chime Banking

Ah, there’s nothing quite like receiving a windfall of money. It may come by way of an unexpected inheritance, a work bonus or a job promotion. And depending on how you spend it, that sweet bit of extra cash may leave you feeling either relaxed or stressed out. While it’s tempting to spend it immediately, […]

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How To Be Prepared For Economic Collapse

by Leslie Lynn @ National Debt Relief

If the United States were to suffer an economic collapse, would you and your family be prepared? Many Americans ask themselves this every day, as most don’t understand what an economic collapse is or how it’ll affect them. Therefore, they have no idea how to prepare for one. While an economic collapse in the U.S. […]

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Should You Offer a Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plan?

by Mike Kappel @ Payroll Tips, Training, and News

You know employees like employer-sponsored benefits. As an employer, offering benefits is advantageous for your business, too. A nonqualified deferred compensation plan is one type of benefit that both you and your employees can enjoy. Find out what a nonqualified deferred compensation plan is, why you might consider offering it, and how to set it […]

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5 Good Money Habits to Boost Your Retirement Savings

by Elliott @ Workers Credit Union

Think back to your most recent savings goal. How long did you have to save in order to reach it? Was it a concert ticket or some new shoes that took a few weeks of budgeting? Was it a big-ticket item like a new computer or a summer vacation that took a year or two […]

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Closing Payroll Early to Cover Holidays

Closing Payroll Early to Cover Holidays


HR for small business

Did you know that businesses are supposed to follow regular payroll schedules? Businesses who don't can get into big trouble so listen up if you're new to this. Employers can't just pay their employees whenever they get paid from their clients and they can't postpone payroll because they ran...

A Payroll Advance without a Loan - Walmart Experiments with On-Demand Pay

A Payroll Advance without a Loan - Walmart Experiments with On-Demand Pay


CPA Practice Advisor

The new system, via a mobile app called Even, allows workers who are usually paid every other week to have early access to a portion of the wages they've already earned.

Walmart is letting workers get paid whenever they want

Walmart is letting workers get paid whenever they want


CNNMoney

Not payday? No problem. Walmart wants you to be able to get paid in advance.

What Happens If Payday Falls on a Bank Holiday?

What Happens If Payday Falls on a Bank Holiday?


Payroll Tips, Training, and News

Giving employees their wages might not always go smoothly. What happens if payday falls on a bank holiday? See holiday schedules, tips, and more.

3 ADVANTAGES OF ATMs IN THE MOBILE AGE

by Stephanie Barnes @ Prosper and Thrive | Santander Bank

Using ATMs may not seem necessary with so many mobile and online banking options, but these 3 features of ATMs will make you think again.

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Nvidia’s Jensen Huang cautions patience in judging Uber AV engineers

by Darrell Etherington @ TechCrunch

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang faced a number of questions regarding Uber’s recent self-driving test vehicle accident, in which an SUV equipped with Uber’s autonomous technology struck and killed 49-year old Elaine Herzberg in Tempe, Arizona. Earlier on Tuesday, Reuters broke the news that Nvidia was suspending its own autonomous testing programs around the world. Huang […]

Giveback Facebook Contest Post 2018

by Elliott @ Workers Credit Union

Workers annual Giveback deposit is coming and we want to get the party started by giving away $1,000* to 3 lucky members! Starting March 22nd we will pick a winner each week leading up the GiveBack deposit on April 5th. To enter, Like and Share this post. What are you waiting for, do it! *2018 […]

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Tariffs’ Tussle On Chinese Investments Mere Saber-Rattling?

by PYMNTS @ PYMNTS.com

In economics, it’s all fun and games until someone starts a trade war and loses some GDP. The steel tariffs have been levied. The aluminum tariffs are in place. The Trump administration had in weeks’ past looked to level a trading playing field on a global scale, yet without really taking aim at China. The […]

DOL’s New Wage & Hour Violation Self Reporting Program

by Peggy Emch @ HR for small business

On March 6, 2018 the Department of Labor launched a pilot program allowing employers to audit their own pay practices and catch and report their own wage and hour mistakes. It’s called the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program and will operate for six months as a pilot program. Prior to now, wage and hour mistakes would land employers in court where they would have to pay court and lawyer fees, back wages, and liquidated damages. With the PAID program, if mistakes are caught independently and in good faith, employers can avoid the extra costs and simply pay employees back for

Study: Intro Bonus Offers for Travel Rewards Cards Nearly Triple in 10 Years

by Benét J. Wilson @ MagnifyMoney

Travel rewards aren’t just for frequent fliers anymore, as credit card issuers ramp up intro bonus rewards on travel credit cards. New research by MagnifyMoney found that the average introductory bonus on a travel rewards credit card in 2018 is now 40,556 points, more than double the average bonus in 2008 (16,050 points) and up … Continue reading Study: Intro Bonus Offers for Travel Rewards Cards Nearly Triple in 10 Years

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Build your own PC inside the PC you built with PC Building Simulator

by Devin Coldewey @ TechCrunch

Considering we've got simulators for everything from driving a junker to moving into a neighborhood with a bunch of hot dads in it, I suppose it was only a matter of time until someone made a game where you assemble your own PC. It's called PC Building Simulator, as you might guess, and it looks fabulous.

Pure Storage teams with Nvidia on GPU-fueled Flash storage solution for AI

by Ron Miller @ TechCrunch

As companies gather increasing amounts of data, they face a choice over bottlenecks. They can have it in the storage component or the backend compute system. Some companies have attacked the problem by using GPUs to streamline the back end problem or Flash storage to speed up the storage problem. Pure Storage wants to give […]

The Single Parent’s Guide to Life Insurance

by Barbara Marquand @ NerdWallet

Even though it might be hard sometimes to picture your young children as independent adults, you hope to live long enough to see that day. Life insurance provides a financial…

CardUp raises $1.7M to help small businesses get more out of their credit cards

by Catherine Shu @ TechCrunch

CardUp, a Singapore-based startup that enables users to make large, recurring payments by credit card even to recipients that don’t accept cards, has raised $2.2 million SGD (about $1.7 million) led by Sequoia India and SeedPlus. This is CardUp’s first institutional investment round and will be used to expand its business serving small- to medium-sized […]

Educators’ 81st Annual Meeting

by Lizz @ Educators Credit Union

Educators Credit Union will hold its 81st Annual Meeting Saturday, April 28 at the Roma Lodge in Racine. Cost of the breakfast is $5 per member with all proceeds going to charity. Breakfast is from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. The Annual Meeting will immediately follow breakfast at 9 a.m. Registration begins Monday, March 12 and ends Friday, April 20. On your … Read more »

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Joe Knowles discusses his new book on the history of the White Sox on Sports Feed

Joe Knowles discusses his new book on the history of the White Sox on Sports Feed

by Larry Hawley @ WGN-TV

CHICAGO – Through the years, the Chicago Tribune has taken a look through their archives to create a book full of the history of each of the Windy City’s professional sports teams. In 2018, it was the White Sox’s turn to have such documentation of their history from the newspaper. Associate Managing Editor Joe Knowles was the man to get it organized and written, and with Agate Publishing produced “The Chicago Tribune Book of Chicago White Sox: A Decade-by-Decade History.” […]

More great updates to Online and Mobile Banking!

by Brad @ Educators Credit Union

Educators Credit Union is working to improve your online experience. We have another round of updates to help make using our Online and Mobile Banking programs even better than it already was! This round of updates includes: Streamlined the log-in process for Online Banking. Previously, you may have been asked to re-enter your username after entering it on the homepage. … Read more »

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Oracle wins appeal against Google in copyright case

by Taylor Hatmaker @ TechCrunch

If you thought the Oracle v. Google saga was over at last, we have some bad news for you. On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit breathed new life into the case, ruling that Google violated copyright law when it used Oracle’s Java APIs to create the Android mobile operating system. […]

‘Late Show’ will have fewer commercials tonight, thanks to Google sponsorship

by Anthony Ha @ TechCrunch

Stephen Colbert will get an extra segment on his show tonight, funded by a sponsorship from Google. Variety reports that CBS and Google have struck a deal that will reduce commercial time on Colbert’s Late Show. He’ll fill that extra time with a new segment (it’s not clear where it will fall during the show, […]

February Wealth News

by Elliott @ Workers Credit Union

Consumer Sense Information from Workers Credit Union’s Retirement Planning & Investment Center through CFS* to help keep your financial life in balance. Tax-Saving Tips As tax filing season begins for 2017 we are reminded how we could have effectively lowered our taxable income. Start your 2018 tax planning with some helpful tips. Donate to your […]

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Walmart Workers Can Now Access Pay Before Pay Day | InvestorPlace

Walmart Workers Can Now Access Pay Before Pay Day | InvestorPlace


InvestorPlace

Walmart (WMT) is giving employees access to their paychecks before pay day with the help of the Even financial management app.

What IS Minimalism?

by SimplySave @ Simply Save

I am so thrilled and excited that many of my “non-minimalist” friends have watched the Minimalism documentary and seemed to really enjoy it. Even if you’re not into minimalism, this film is really just about living with intention. Anyone can take… Continue Reading

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What is Your Role in Your Partner’s Debt?

by Tom Harkins @ National Debt Relief

So, you think you’ve found that special someone who’s perfect for you in every way, except one: he or she has a ton of outstanding debt. This happens all the time; two otherwise compatible people are preparing to start a long-term relationship, only to discover that one of them has several student loans and maxed […]

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51 Popular Magazines That Need Freelance Writers

by Anna T. @ Real Ways to Earn

Here are some magazines that may occasionally accept both writing and artwork/photography submissions. Some of these are very well known, while others are fairly small. You'll  need above-average writing and photography skills to get your work accepted, and there might be a lot of waiting. With this kind of work, you will spend a lot […]

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Educators launches a new Money Market account

by Brad @ Educators Credit Union

Educators Credit Union has a great new opportunity for members to get a higher interest rate on their savings! Introducing Educators Premium Money Market and IRA Premium Money Market accounts. Here’s how it works: Open a Premium Money Market share with a $10,000 deposit1. Increase the APY2 as you increase the balance. The Money Market rates are tied to the … Read more »

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How To Stay In The Green With Your St. Patrick’s Day Party [Infographic]

by Libby Donovan @ National Debt Relief

It makes no difference where you’re from; when St. Patrick’s Day rolls around, we’re all a little Irish. Traditionally a religious holiday in Ireland celebrating St. Patrick who’s credited with bringing Christianity to the country, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations were brought to the United States by Irish immigrants who wanted to connect with their Irish […]

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New Mileage Rate for 2018

by Peggy Emch @ HR for small business

There’s not a whole lot to report with the mileage rate this year. It is up 1 cent from last year. Update your records for reimbursement calculations, including the rate field in the Timesheets.com software. If you need help with this, please contact us! “Beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 54.5 cents for every mile of business travel driven, up 1 cent from the rate for 2017. 18 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, up 1 cent from the rate

How often do you get your paycheck?

How often do you get your paycheck?


Wise Bread

One of the BlogHer featured posts talked about a mis-match between pay dates and credit card due dates. It reminded me of just how much I used to agonize over this issue, back bef

Questions for Employees to Ask About Payroll Cards | Consumers Union

Questions for Employees to Ask About Payroll Cards | Consumers Union


Consumers Union

A payroll card is a card that allows you to access the money from your paycheck using a card that looks like a bank debit card. The money is held in an account, and you withdraw it or spend it by using the card. Here are some questions to ask if your employer offers you a payroll card. Questions for Employees to Ask About Payroll Cards A payroll card is a card that allows you to access the money from your paycheck using a card that looks like a bank debit card. The money is held in an account, and you withdraw it or spend it by using the card. A payroll card can be more convenient than using a check casher, because you can make ATM withdrawals and use the card to buy things. Some payroll cards also are cheaper than a check casher, but others are not. You will usually have to pay a fee if you use the card at an ATM more than once per pay period. You may have to pay other fees. A payroll card is not the same as having your own bank account. The payroll card account usually is held as a

Classifying the Gig Economy Worker

by Peggy Emch @ HR for small business

The gig economy has sparked a lot of discussion surrounding employee rights and, while no steadfast rules have yet to be determined on the subject of gig contractors vs gig employees, the topic is maturing as this new employment landscape continues to develop. Just this week, in California, a federal judge ruled that Grubhub delivery drivers are indeed independent contractors. However, the case is far from closed. Not only does the plantiff’s lawyer plan to appeal the ruling but the California Supreme court is working on drafting a test for these workers, which should help settle the issue overall. What

If You Insist on Paying Taxes With a Credit Card, Here’s How

by Tina Orem @ NerdWallet

Ask any financial expert whether you should pay your tax bill with a credit card, and the answer is almost universally the same: Don’t do it. Credit cards charge far…

How Grads Can Get Another Shot at Student Loan Forgiveness

by Anna Helhoski @ NerdWallet

The Trump administration is giving student loan borrowers who missed out on public service loan forgiveness a second chance, and they should move now to prepare. The recently passed $1.3 trillion federal…

14 Realistic Ways to Get Paid Today

14 Realistic Ways to Get Paid Today


Real Ways to Earn

Need money today? Here are 14 realistic ways to get it.

Here’s How to Improve Your Credit Score Faster

by Paul Sisolak @ Chime Banking

Good things may come to those who wait, but time isn’t on your side if you’re struggling to raise your credit score quickly. More than 30 percent of Americans have poor credit, and if you’re one of them it can be hard to improve it. Many people aim for a credit-building secured credit card, but it could […]

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Boost Team Morale Through Employee Appreciation Programs

by Guest Author @ HR for small business

If you want your business to excel, your employees need to feel appreciated. When they don’t, their passion for their work wanes, and they start to give it less effort. But when your employees feel valued, they’re motivated and engaged. They put more into their work, which benefits the company in obvious ways. Expressing employee appreciation can be a little intimidating at first, but employee appreciation programs help make it easy for management to build great habits. With an employee appreciation program, management should strive to: Express appreciation verbally Celebrate employee accomplishments with awards and other incentives Cultivate a workplace

Lyft commits to closing wage gaps across race and gender

by Megan Rose Dickey @ TechCrunch

Ahead of Equal Pay Day on April 10, Lyft is committing to conducting yearly equal pay audits to ensure there are no pay discrepancies across race and gender. Last year, Lyft said it found pay discrepancies for less than 1 percent of its employees, and spent about $100,000 to adjust their salaries accordingly. Lyft has […]

14 Confidence Boosters For Your Business In 2018

by Guest Author @ HR for small business

In addition to the undying topic of productivity, confidence in your business is being hotly discussed as we move into 2018. A confident business is one that knows where it’s going, and is able to deal with change positively. A business with confidence is also more likely to survive the challenges of the commercial world and thrive under pressure.  The proven strategies below will help you build confidence in your business. Here’s to a year of positive business growth! Switch Up From B2C and B2B The B2C and B2B mindset can be limiting. Fitting your marketing into a strict category

5 Steps to Safeguard Your Financial Data From Thieves

by Elliott @ Workers Credit Union

Most people leave a trail of data nearly everywhere they go. Some of that data links to critical information, such as bank and credit card accounts. Hackers want access to that information and are constantly deploying new tactics to steal that data from unsuspecting consumers. You don’t have to make it easy for them. These […]

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How Early European Carshares Inspired Zipcar

by PYMNTS @ PYMNTS.com

In 1948, a cooperative in Switzerland brought an innovative transportation solution to life: The group, which was known as “Sefage,” created the world’s first carshare program. “This early effort was mainly motivated by economics,” Susan Shaheen, Daniel Sperling and Conrad Wagner wrote in Transportation Quarterly in 1998. “Individuals who could not afford to purchase a […]

What is early direct deposit?

What is early direct deposit?


Chime Banking - Support and FAQs

We offer early direct deposit to all of our members who receive direct deposit from their employer or benefits provider. If you receive direct deposit to your Spending Account, you can get access t...

THREE CREDIT-BOOSTING WAYS TO TACKLE CREDIT CARD DEBT

by Stephanie Barnes @ Prosper and Thrive | Santander Bank

It's important to tackle your credit card debt problem sooner rather than later. Here are three ways to go about it.

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Website Usability: What It Is and Why You Definitely Need It

by Guest Author @ HR for small business

Contributed by Jackie Roberson An unusable website is unusable. Sure, it’s a tautology, but it’s also a lesson that many business leaders are unable to accept. The problem is that website usability isn’t well-understood by many business leaders, and their ignorance leads them to develop business websites that look flashy or seem cutting edge but ultimately fail to assist site visitors in accomplishing their goals. Because a website is a customer’s precious few contacts with a business over the internet, it is vital that websites are easy to use. Here’s a guide to website usability and how to make a

What Does Pay Frequency Mean?

by Michele Bossart @ Payroll Tips, Training, and News

When you have employees, you need to run payroll so they can receive their wages. Before paying employees, you need to decide on a pay frequency. Your industry, the number of employees you have working for you, the type of workers you have, and legal requirements determine your pay frequency. But first, what does pay […]

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Data is not the new oil

by David Riggs @ TechCrunch

It’s easier than ever to build software, which makes it harder than ever to build a defensible software business. So it’s no wonder investors and entrepreneurs are optimistic about the potential of data to form a new competitive advantage. Some have even hailed data as “the new oil.” We invest exclusively in startups leveraging data and AI to solve business problems, so we certainly see the appeal -- but the oil analogy is flawed.

Six Secrets From a Pro Photographer for Snapping Adorable Pix of Your Kids

by Nicole Dow @ The Penny Hoarder

March Wealth News

by Elliott @ Workers Credit Union

CONSUMER SENSE Information from Workers Credit Union’s Retirement Planning & Investment Center through CFS* to help keep your financial life in balance. Successfully Transition into Retirement Are you thinking about the next chapter in your life? The first step to ensuring your transition to retirement living goes smoothly is to be prepared. For many workers, […]

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3 REASONS YOU SHOULD ALREADY BE USING MOBILE DEPOSIT

by Stephanie Barnes @ Prosper and Thrive | Santander Bank

You do everything else with your phone, but do you deposit checks by phone? Learn the key benefits of mobile deposit, including how to avoid overdraft fees.

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Wells Fargo's direct deposit advance - a good way to stay broke

Wells Fargo's direct deposit advance - a good way to stay broke


AOL.com

Many of us have our paychecks directly deposited to our banking account. Many of us run out of money before payday. Now Well Fargo has gotten into the payday loan business with the direct deposit

What Is A 1099 Form And How Will it Affect Me?

by Tom Harkins @ National Debt Relief

Tax season is coming up real soon, so it’s time to get ready! One tax issue that challenges businesses and taxpayers alike these days is the IRS 1099 form. People are often confused about 1099s, not knowing what the form represents and how they’re supposed to use it. With over 57 million Americans now freelancing in […]

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PSCU Builds Alexa Sidekick For Credit Union Members

by PYMNTS @ PYMNTS.com

Troy wakes up, checks his calendar while brushing his teeth and pays his bills as he gets dressed. He checks account balances, transfers funds and sets up automatic payments and text notifications — all with his voice, without missing a beat of his morning routine. When Troy leaves the house, his voice assistant goes with […]

Rambling to the Final Four: A test for Clayton and the Ramblers – literally and figuratively

Rambling to the Final Four: A test for Clayton and the Ramblers – literally and figuratively

by Larry Hawley @ WGN-TV

CHICAGO – Certainly the reigning Most Valuable Player of the Missouri Valley Conference is proving Porter Moser right in one respect: He does have a true group of student-athletes. Clayton Custer showed that on Tuesday during Loyola’s pre-Final Four news conference for the Chicago media at Gentile Arena. He was asked about Michigan, the Ramblers’ upcoming opponent in the National Semifinal in San Antonio on Saturday, along with playing in a dome for the first time in his career. But […]

Make Space For What You Love

by SimplySave @ Simply Save

Last summer I downsized to a fairly small house. (More about that here.) My previous house wasn’t huge or anything, but for one solo minimalist, it was starting to feel pretty big. My last house was 1,000 sq. ft with… Continue Reading

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SoFi Money Review: A No-Fee, High-Yield Checking Account

by Hannah Rounds @ MagnifyMoney

, the financial institution known for low rates and low fees on student loans and mortgages, is making a foray into consumer checking accounts. SoFi Money™, SoFi’s forthcoming checking account, will offer a high-yield checking account with no account fees. The new account isn’t yet available to the public, so you’ll have to if you … Continue reading SoFi Money Review: A No-Fee, High-Yield Checking Account

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TruStage Insurance products, designed for you

by Brad @ Educators Credit Union

Educators Credit Union is partnering with TruStage Insurance to help our members protect themselves from loss. TruStage has two types of coverage our members can enroll in. TruStage Life Insurance Term life insurance options will protect your loved ones for a set number of years depending on your needs. Whole life insurance for adults and children provides coverage that lasts for life. Annuity … Read more »

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The Truth About Payday Loans - Credit.com

The Truth About Payday Loans - Credit.com


Credit.com

From the local strip mall to the internet, the payday lending industry is booming. But what is a payday loan? Is it as bad as some people say? Read more...

Work at Home Captioning Jobs at AI Media

by Leisa Good @ Real Ways to Earn

Have you ever dreamed of doing something in television production? Are you tired of working just phone jobs? Are you an accurate typist? If so, keep reading about the exciting opportunity to become a freelance captioner at Ai-Media. What Exactly is Ai-Media? Ai-Media is a company that hires freelance captioners to work on the captioning for television, movies, […]

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Electric Vehicle Sales Continue to Accelerate

by Jason Kuruvilla @ Consumers Union

2017 was another year of growth for electric vehicles. Nearly 200,000 electric vehicles were sold in the U.S. last year, up 25% from the year before, even as sales of traditional gas powered vehicles declined.  And for first time, global EV sales in 2017 crossed the 1 million mark. 2018 is already on track to […]

Did a Tax Pro Botch Your Return? Here’s What to Do

by Tina Orem @ NerdWallet

To err is human, but to err on your tax return is a total dumpster fire. If you did your own taxes, of course, you may have only yourself to…

What Is an FEIN?

by Mike Kappel @ Payroll Tips, Training, and News

When you run a business, you must meet many IRS requirements. You might need an FEIN to identify your business on documents like payroll tax forms. What does FEIN mean? What is an FEIN? FEIN is an acronym for Federal Employer Identification Number, also known as an EIN. This unique, nine-digit number is used by […]

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How to Catch Up on Retirement Savings in Your 50s

by Lindsey Conway @ MagnifyMoney

Data is increasingly showing that many Americans, even those in their 50s, have saved little for their retirement. According to research by the nonprofit Economic Policy Institute, among households headed by adults ages 50 to 55, the median retirement savings is only $8,000. Lack of retirement funds is all the more concerning as today’s adults … Continue reading How to Catch Up on Retirement Savings in Your 50s

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Walmart Employees Get An Early Payday | PYMNTS.com

Walmart Employees Get An Early Payday | PYMNTS.com


PYMNTS.com

In an attempt to ease some of its employees’ financial worries, Walmart announced it is providing a service that will allow them to receive wages before their next payday. According to The New York Times, Walmart’s more than 1.4 million workers can now use an app to access a portion of wages for hours they […]

GET A FINANCIAL FRESH START WITH 4 TIPS FOR MANAGING A CHECKING ACCOUNT

by Stephanie Barnes @ Prosper and Thrive | Santander Bank

When's the last time you checked in on your checking account? Follow our top checking account tips to help ensure you're optimizing your finances this year.

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Brookfield Properties Buys GGP For $9.25B

by PYMNTS @ PYMNTS.com

A few months after General Growth Properties (GGP) rejected a buyout offer from global real estate investment firm Brookfield Property Partners, the two reached a deal on Monday (March 26). Brookfield said it would purchase GGP for $9.25 billion in cash, CNBC reported. “We are pleased to have reached an agreement and are excited about combining […]

Madeline Kenney discusses Loyola’s run to the Final Four on Sports Feed

Madeline Kenney discusses Loyola’s run to the Final Four on Sports Feed

by Larry Hawley @ WGN-TV

CHICAGO – While those outside of Rogers Park are just getting to know what Loyola basketball is all about, the first guest on Tuesday’s Sports Feed was already well informed before they became a national sensation. Madeline Kenney is a graduate of Loyola and was even a cheerleader for the school during the time that Porter Moser was building the program. She’s seen the bad days and the good, and now is covering their ascension to the top of the […]

5 MONEY-SAVING LESSONS I LEARNED IN A MONTH OF FOOD BUDGETING

by Stephanie Barnes @ Prosper and Thrive | Santander Bank

After calculating the alarming amount I spent on groceries and dining, I embarked on a food lovers' budget plan to pinch pennies while still eating well. Here's what I learned.

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Bird expands to San Francisco, San Jose and Washington

by Jonathan Shieber @ TechCrunch

The smash dockless scooter rental startup, Bird, is expanding beyond its Southern California nest with a new rollout in San Francisco, San Jose, Calif. and Washington, DC, the company said today. And as his company makes its migration across the country, Bird chief executive Travis VanderZanden is determined not to make the same mistakes that […]

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Declines To Testify Before British Parliament

by PYMNTS @ PYMNTS.com

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is declining to testify before the British Parliament concerning the Cambridge Analytica user data scandal, opting instead to send other executives. Fortune said Facebook told the committee Zuckerberg has asked one of his deputies to provide evidence to U.K. lawmakers in person. The social media company said it would either […]

How to Turn a Tax Refund Into a Fatter Paycheck

by Tina Orem @ NerdWallet

Getting a tax refund may seem great, but tax pros say it’s also a sign two things could be happening: You may not be doing enough tax planning, and you…

Jury awards family $250K after boy with autism beaten on school bus

Jury awards family $250K after boy with autism beaten on school bus

by WGN Web Desk @ WGN-TV

CHICAGO — A jury in central Illinois awarded a family $250,000 after their son, who has autism, was beaten on a school bus in a video that surfaced in 2014. He was 13 at the time of the attack. The verdict is one of the largest ever returned in a bullying lawsuit in Illinois. The jury ruled that bus driver James Roberts was indifferent to Zachary Liggett’s repeated bullying from 2012 to 2013 — and that the El Paso-Gridley Community Unit […]

5 Direct Sales Companies For Food Lovers

by Anna J. @ Real Ways to Earn

Nearly all of us, at some point, have probably received a Facebook message from someone we went to high school or college with, asking how we are, stating that they’ve noticed we’ve been going on adventures/growing our family/whatever, and then asking if we would like to work from home. This question invariably brings up red […]

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A Look at Federal, State, and Local Minimum Wages

by Mike Kappel @ Payroll Tips, Training, and News

You can’t just pay your employees any amount you want. You must follow federal, state, and local laws that set minimum wages. What is minimum wage? Minimum wage is the lowest amount you can pay an employee per hour of work. You can pay more than the minimum wage, but you should never pay less […]

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4 Big Reasons to Avoid PayDay Loans and 6 Better Options

4 Big Reasons to Avoid PayDay Loans and 6 Better Options


National Debt Relief

There are a number of reasons to avoid payday loans like the Ebola virus. The biggest of these is probably their renewal fees. If you find you can't repay one of these loans you will need to either renew it or get another one.

QKids Review – Work at Home As An Online English Teacher

by Anna T. @ Real Ways to Earn

This post was sponsored by Qkids. All opinions are my own. Qkids is another online English teaching/ESL opportunity I'm introducing you to today. If you are in the US or Canada and you have a college degree or are currently enrolled in a university program, there is a chance you may qualify to teach English […]

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The Best Ways To Spend Your 2017 Tax Return

by Leslie Lynn @ National Debt Relief

It’s tax season, the time of year that most Americans dread because doing taxes can be a stressful and difficult event. Trying to understand tax codes, deductions, and write-offs are not for the faint of heart. Luckily, there are tax professionals and preparation companies ready to help you, along with tax preparation software if you’re […]

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Rambler nation bound for Texas ahead of Final Four

Rambler nation bound for Texas ahead of Final Four

by WGN Web Desk @ WGN-TV

CHICAGO — When the Loyola Ramblers head to San Antonio on Wednesday, students and alumni alike will follow the team on the road to the Final Four. A wave of excitement has engulfed the North Side university. Loyola will face Michigan at 5 p.m. Saturday in a battle to make it to the championship round of the NCAA Tournament in San Antonio, Texas. WGN’s Patrick Elwood has more.

Money! 4 BIG ways to begin saving today.

by Tate Hackert @ ZayZoon

Achieving good financial health is difficult. The most important thing to remember is that it is never to late to practice finance properly. We have compiled four big tips on how you can save money and work out your financial muscle.  1. The Modern Day Barter You may have noticed that it’s not exactly an […]

8 Fun Hobbies You Can Do On The Cheap

by Tom Harkins @ National Debt Relief

Are you making the most of your spare time? If your hobby right now is binge watching a season of your favorite show on Netflix, then you’re probably doing it wrong. Many great pastimes can get you into the mix of things and help you enjoy life a bit more. Having a little fun doesn’t […]

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DO THIS BEFORE CLOSING ON YOUR MORTGAGE

by Stephanie Barnes @ Prosper and Thrive | Santander Bank

Looking forward to closing on your mortgage and starting your life as a new homeowner? Not so fast. Here are a few moves you can make to help ensure that things go smoothly.

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WHAT DOES MY CREDIT SCORE MEAN?

by Stephanie Barnes @ Prosper and Thrive | Santander Bank

What is a good credit score? Learn what affects your credit score, why your score matters and what steps you can take to move your score to the next level.

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Meet Taylor!

by Lizz @ Educators Credit Union

Taylor is a Member Finance Representative at our Center Street branch. Check out his Meet Video to get to know him better. For more videos, check out our YouTube channel.

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7 Habits That Will Help You Lead a More Successful and Productive Life

by Due.com @ Chime Banking

Regardless what path in life you’re on, your habits will dictate your success. They can empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you. That said it’s just as important to focus on maintaining good habits as it is to rid yourself of the bad ones. In this article we’ll cover […]

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Answers to 18 Payroll Questions You Are Dying to Ask

by Rachel Gray @ Payroll Tips, Training, and News

For some business owners, running payroll might be like learning a foreign language. You are a master of your business idea, not the administrative responsibilities that come with it. Because you might not be familiar with these responsibilities, you might have some payroll questions. Payroll questions and answers When you become an employer, you need […]

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Tools and Resources for Small Businesses Without HR Departments

by Peggy Emch @ HR for small business

Small businesses are used to running on the bare essentials – and too often, those essentials do not include streamlined and well-planned human resources functions. Even larger businesses fail to establish HR protocols and standard operating procedures, believing it to be too expensive to implement for the minimal purpose it will serve. This often stems from a limited understanding of what human resources can accomplish and the benefits it yields for employer and employee alike. But all businesses can and should benefit from consistently incorporating human resources practices, regardless of business size. While all businesses have some mechanisms in place

Do you get your paycheck early with Target Credit Union?

Do you get your paycheck early with Target Credit Union?


The Break Room

I started working at Target a couple of months ago and opened an account with Target Credit Union. I have been wanting to switch banks anyways and...

VW Atlas Cross Sport concept shows hybrids have an exciting future

by Matt Burns @ TechCrunch

If this is the future of hybrids, I’m all in. Volkswagen just took the cover off its Atlas Cross Sport SUV, which features a plug-in hybrid drive powertrain that features two electric motors and a V6 engine. Together, they produce 355 horsepower. And it looks great, too. The inside and out of this concept is […]

MySoapBox Review – Take Surveys And Earn Rewards

by Anna T. @ Real Ways to Earn

MySoapBox is a site devoted to product research. Consumers answer survey questions, providing feedback about their experiences with various products and services to help companies make improvements to their offerings. in exchange for their opinions, users are rewarded with points that can be used to purchase gift cards usable in a wide variety of well […]

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5 THINGS I LEARNED FROM BUYING MY FIRST HOME

by Stephanie Barnes @ Prosper and Thrive | Santander Bank

I didn't realize buying my first home would be this overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be that way. Here are five lessons I learned that will help if you're in the process of buying your first home.

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How to Pay Employees When You Can't Make Payroll

How to Pay Employees When You Can't Make Payroll


Inc.com

There may come a time when circumstances prevent you from being able to pay your employees. Here's how to make it though this trying time.

ActiveHours Gives You Your Paycheck Early, Free of Charge

ActiveHours Gives You Your Paycheck Early, Free of Charge


Lifehacker

Sometimes payday can't come early enough. Bills come too soon or an emergency occurs and you need money you don't have. Advanced paycheck services allow you to get your money sooner, but they generally come at a high cost. ActiveHours provides you with your paycheck when you want it, and they won't charge you a cent.

Correcting Employment Taxes: What to Do If You Withhold the Wrong Amount

by Rachel Gray @ Payroll Tips, Training, and News

It’s easy to make mistakes, especially when you have a million and one things on your plate. One error you could make is deducting the wrong amount from employee wages. Correcting employment taxes is necessary if you withhold too much or too little from your employees’ paychecks. This article provides an overview of employment taxes […]

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How to Prepare for an Interview When You’re Self-Employed

by Due.com @ Chime Banking

There are many myths about self-employment that people may start to mistake for fact. Working for yourself can be a great thing, but it doesn’t always mean you’ll be 100% in control of your career and the day-to-day operations. Often times, you’ll still have to work with others and may even have to please clients if you’re […]

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That whole “when one door closes, another one opens” thing…

by SimplySave @ Simply Save

Something that has been on my mind lately… It’s been almost 2 years, so don’t love that I keep harping on about my unsuccessful attempt at my dream job (you can read about that here) but it was clearly a… Continue Reading

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Service Credit Union to offer assistance for those affected by a Government Shutdown

by Lori Holmes @ Service Credit Union

Service Credit Union is committed to helping its members in the event of a government shutdown by covering the December mid-month payroll and offering a 0% loan. If the shutdown occurs and the Defense Finances and Accounting Services (DFAS) does not pay mid-month payrolls, Service Credit Union will post credits to members based on the […]

Management Strategies for Improving Team Dynamics

by Guest Author @ HR for small business

Contributed by Shachar Shamir For businesses of all sizes, strong relationships between team members is the most important foundation to the success of team projects. While no one is expected to be best friends with their colleagues, strengthening your team’s ability to collaborate and openly communicate with one another can prevent projects from stalling, while creating a more positive work environment. Here are some of the ways managers can improve team dynamics in order to speed up the workflow, increase overall efficiency, and boost employee morale. Pinpoint Cause of Employee Clashes As you set out to improve the dynamics of

March Member Focus

by Brad @ Educators Credit Union

The Educators Credit Union March Member Focus is now available. Inside this month’s edition, we discuss a great opportunity to save on your next vehicle, Educators’ efforts to “lend a hand” on your loan interest, the 2018 Annual Meeting and more! Click here to see the March Member Focus.

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9 Thrift Store Items You Can Sell Online For a Quick Profit

by Anna T. @ Real Ways to Earn

If you're looking for a fun and easy way to make a few extra bucks, you might want to hop on over to your local thrift store, and start searching for hidden treasure. Why? Because thrift store managers often don't have the time or inclination to research the value of every item donated, and some […]

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How employee salary advances work

How employee salary advances work


CreditCards.com

Occasional emergency bridge loans from an employer can be OK, but regular pay advances are fraught with perils that can spill into the workplace

4 Reasons College Students Should Be Relieved By The New Spending Bill

by Shen Lu @ MagnifyMoney

Congress passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill in the wee hours Friday to avoid another government shutdown and fund the federal government through the end of September. President Donald Trump signed the bill Friday afternoon after threatening to veto it. It’s no wonder the President isn’t a fan of the budget — it completely goes against … Continue reading 4 Reasons College Students Should Be Relieved By The New Spending Bill

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How to Shop for Used Clothes — and Why You Should

by Laura McMullen @ NerdWallet

Buying used clothes at thrift stores may seem like a smart way to slash your spending — and it is. You ought to get gold stars and stickers for spending…

7 THINGS TO DO BEFORE APPLYING FOR A MORTGAGE

by Stephanie Barnes @ Prosper and Thrive | Santander Bank

While there's no quick and easy way to change your income or the length of your credit history, there are a number of things you can do before applying for a mortgage.

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Family networking app Life360 acqui-hires PathSense team to boost location-based services

by Jonathan Shieber @ TechCrunch

Life360, the app for networking families together via mobile devices, has acquired the developer team behind PathSense, responsible for the creation of a location-based mobile application toolkit, to build out its location-based offerings. The San Francisco-based Life360 will see all of PathSense’s employees joining its staff, while the tech that PathSense developed will be licensed […]

How to Calculate a Raise

by Rachel Gray @ Payroll Tips, Training, and News

Employees have money on their minds. According to a Gallup poll, 59% of employees were not completely satisfied with their current pay. And, one SHRM survey found that 44% of respondents said they would leave their job to make more money elsewhere. To avoid losing their top employees, many businesses offer pay raises. Learn why employee […]

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5 Creative Habits That Will Keep Your Finances On Track

by Ben Luthi @ Chime Banking

Improving your financial situation may seem as easy as saving more money and decreasing your expenses. But here’s the thing: if you want to see long-term improvements, you’ve got to first establish some good financial habits. This will help you both get on the right track and achieve your money goals. Financial habits are really […]

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When Will I Get My First and Last Paycheck at a New Job?

When Will I Get My First and Last Paycheck at a New Job?


The Balance

When you start a job, one question you may have is when you receive your first paycheck. Find out when you can expect to get paid.

Walmart gives workers a way to get paid earlier

Walmart gives workers a way to get paid earlier


WGN-TV

NEW YORK — Walmart is providing workers with an app aimed at helping them budget their money and get paid before payday.The retailer said Wednesday that it teamed up with financial technology startup Even and PayActiv to provide an app to 1.4 million Walmart workers.The Even app automatically plans ahead for bills, savings goals and will show workers how much they can safely spend. It will also allow workers to access cash before a scheduled payday up to eight times a year for free.

Ways to prevent identity theft so you can enjoy the holiday season

by Dave Dwyer @ Service Credit Union

As the holiday season gears up with a mad rush of excitement, fraudsters are also gearing up with excitement to steal your identity. Take the necessary precautions to protect yourself whether you are shopping online or at a brick and mortar store. Enjoy the holidays as they are meant to be, with peace, joy, and […]

What If You Could Get Your Paycheck Early?

What If You Could Get Your Paycheck Early?


The Billfold

Walmart is giving its employees the option to get paid before payday—but there's a catch.

Time needed to process a payroll

Time needed to process a payroll


Gusto

If you're paying your employees through direct deposit, you'll want to run your payroll 4 business days (excluding weekends and bank holidays) prior to your employee payday due to the standard Auto...

What You Need To Know About Your Paycheck | Santander Bank

What You Need To Know About Your Paycheck | Santander Bank


Prosper and Thrive | Santander Bank

It's important to take a close look—not only at your first paycheck, but every one after that—and make sure you're actually getting what you're owed.

5 Things to Consider When Applying for a Mortgage Loan

by Elliott @ Workers Credit Union

Applying for a mortgage seems like a daunting task, and to be honest, it can be. Before you start looking for a new home, consider these five things first. You may already be in a great position to purchase a home. And remember, you aren’t the first person to have questions about obtaining a mortgage […]

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This electric 1959 Mini Cooper is everything that’s right in the world

by Matt Burns @ TechCrunch

Take a break from the dumpster fire that is 2018. This electric Mini will make you smile. Built as a show piece, the car features an electric powertrain in a restored 1959 Mini Cooper. Of course it’s red with a white stripe, and, of course, there are rally lights across the grill. This is how […]

How Today’s Soaring Debt Levels Could Lead To Another Crisis

by Tom Harkins @ National Debt Relief

Remember the Great Recession and all the devastation and uncertainty that crisis brought? Well, the global economy has since recovered, and governments have put many measures in place to guard against the conditions that led to that crisis. However, that doesn’t mean that it couldn’t happen again. Many economists and other experts are concerned that […]

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