Battle of the Budgets: Holiday Spending Habits of Men vs. Women [Infographic]

Battle of the Budgets: Holiday Spending Habits of Men vs. Women [Infographic]

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales hitting all time records this holiday season, holiday spending is in full swing among both men and women. Interestingly enough, both sexes plan to create a holiday budget, however the gifts they plan to spend money on and their shopping strategies differ. Check out our infographic which shows the holiday spending habits of men versus women. Full story

5 Finance Tips for the Holidays

5 Finance Tips for the Holidays

With holiday season fast approaching, it is common to ramp up spending. While many people enjoy the holidays, it can also be stressful, since holiday spending can put increased strain on your finances. Before things really get underway with your holiday spending, consider some of the impacts that this time of year might have on your pocketbook. Here are 5 finance tips to help you save this season. Full story

Are Your Political Campaign Contributions Tax Deductible?

Are Your Political Campaign Contributions Tax Deductible?

The presidential election is here and political ads were jamming the airwaves, and your email and voice mail may have been filled with pleas from candidates for money to help them get elected. We all know that donations to charities are deductible. But if you contributed to a candidate or political party or a PAC (Political Action Committee), is your contribution deductible? In a word, NO Full story