• 10 Ways Consumers Can Avoid or Minimize Bank Fees

    If you are tired of paying high bank fees, you are not alone. Monthly bank fees, overdraft fees, ATM fees and more can add up to a substantial amount over the course of a year, and you understandably want to find a way to avoi...
  • LIHEAP: An Invaluable Lifeline for Homeowners Struggling With Utility Expenses

    LIHEAP, formally referred to as the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, was created by Congress over three decades ago. The Department of Health and Human Services manages the program while ...
  • Government Assistance To Help With Utility Expense

    Over three decades ago, Congress voted to establish a new program called Low-Income Home Energy Assistance. The U.S. government funds it with grants. When it was created, the Federal Social Service oversaw LIHEAP. Officials e...
  • Rental Assistance and Apartment Grants

    The past few years have given America a roller coaster effect economically and, even though we’re finally seeing a level of stability, many people continue to have a hard time paying their regular bills. Rent is one expense that simply...
  • Home and Housing Grants

    You may be asking whether or not grants for housing are offered for free. To be honest, the answer to this question is both yes and no. Federally endorsed grant programs provide funding for general housing, rentals and mortgage loan down payments. One ...
  • Step 1: Applying for Aid (FAFSA)

    Earning a college degree is one of the best investments you can make in your future. College graduates may have many more opportunities available to them and, on average, the earning potential of a college graduate exceeds the earnings poten...
  • Changes On The Way for the 2017-2018 FAFSA

    The FAFSA has been the go to resource for financial aid for many college students entering the new school year. It has evolved over the years to be more technologically friendly and efficient. The newest upgrades may help families an...
  • Grant Information for Single Parents

    The government understands the challenges faced by single mothers and offers many financial assistance programs at the state and federal level. This includes grants to alleviate credit card debt, which free up money to be spent directly on...
  • LinkedIn Owes You Money

    LinkedIn is a popular social networking site that is used by people who want to meet and network with other professionals. The website recently announced that it would be paying some people up to $1,500 each. This will settle a $13 million lawsuit. The...
  • You're Not Getting A Raise!

    Wage Increases Stagnant for Most Workers Even though some sources report that the nation's unemployment rate is nearing normal and companies in the United States are hiring across a broad range of fields, there is a piece of the puzzle still missi...


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