What Is A Flexible Spending Account?

What Is A Flexible Spending Account?

A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is a type of tax-deductible, savings program that is often used to offset a variety of health care costs...
College Majors That Don't Pay As Well As You Think

College Majors That Don’t Pay As Well As You Think

College should be treated as an investment, not a mandatory milestone. Choosing the right major, having the right GPA, and networking with the right...
6 Ways to Build Your Savings When You're Low on Funds

6 Ways to Build Your Savings When You’re Low on Funds

Having savings is essential for everyday life as well as emergencies but it's hard to save.Most articles written for saving with low funds, start...
What is a Health Savings Account?

What is a Health Savings Account?

A Health Savings Account (HSA) is one way that working people with high deductibles, including self-employed individuals, can offset their medical, dental, and eye...
5 Surprising Things That Your Credit Score Can Impact

5 Surprising Things That Your Credit Score Can Impact

Ah, the credit score. Good ol' Fair Isaacs, right? It's something that most people don't think about unless they want to buy a new...
Understanding Investments: A Short Guide

Understanding Investments: A Short Guide

Investments can be complicated but financial institutions regularly publish data to help customers understand them.Once the basics are understood, investors should find a good...
How the NCUA Protects CU Deposits

How the NCUA Protects CU Deposits

Banking with a credit union? Chances are there's a placard in the lobby or on the financial institution's website that says "Federally insured by...
I Bought a Car (And Then Got Rejected for the Loan)

I Bought a Car (And Then Got Rejected for the Loan)

The following is a personal narrative from the Financial Digits Author Ossiana Telephant that details the trauma and financial pitfalls following a car accident.Once...
Why Boomers Aren't Retiring

Why Boomers Aren’t Retiring

In two years, over 25 percent of the labor force will be over the age of 55. It seems that there are many reasons...
The FDIC and What To Know About It

The FDIC and What To Know About It

Ever wondered what the acronym "FDIC" stands for? Anyone who banks with a federal savings bank or a community financial institution, has likely...
More Investment Ideas for 2018

More Investment Ideas for 2018

For looking to invest a little or a lot in 2018, there are some ideas that are certainly worth researching further.Peer-to-Peer LendingPlatforms like Prosper...
Popular Investment Trends for 2018

Popular Investment Trends for 2018

We all wish we had had the foresight to invest in companies like Apple and Microsoft before they became so universally popular. But if...