Even before your children can count, they already know something about money: it's what you have to give the ice cream man to get a cone, or put in the slot to ride the rocket ship at the grocery store. So, as soon as your children begin to handle money, start teaching them how to handle it wisely.Read More
At CURO, we celebrate and encourage financial wellness all the year through and want to help you do the same. We have compiled a New Year Financial Checklist to help you review your financial decisions and new ones to consider in order to improve your financial well-being. Take a look at these important check points when making a plan for your year and we’ll also discuss these considerations with you at our yearly review.Read More
Restricted stock units (RSUs)—a contractual right to receive company shares or an equivalent cash payment at some point in the future—are an increasingly popular form of equity award offered by companies of all shapes and sizes. Companies are shifting to RSUs because they are administratively convenient, are easy for employees to understand, and can be structured in a way that helps attract and retain key employees and drive performance.
Given this growing trend, let’s take a closer look at what RSUs are and how they can work for employees.Read More
Floods, hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, extreme winds, and tornadoes. They all have the potential to create treacherous conditions and cause devastation.
We prepare with insurance, but it is often inadequate. It covers many, but not all natural disasters. Flooding requires flood insurance. And a standard homeowners policy won’t cover damages caused if the ground shakes violently.
Disaster can strike with little or no warning. Early preparation is the key.
The importance of building a financial emergency kit cannot be stressed enough. The time to create an emergency kit is today, when the skies are blue and the winds are calm.Read More
If you want to achieve your financial goals, you’re probably going to need a solid budget to get you there. Here’s how to get started.
You want things in life, but chances are you’ll have trouble getting there without a solid budget. Budgeting may sound simple, but if your plan is flawed, you might struggle to get to the finish line.Read More
You've probably heard the news that the Federal Reserve has been raising its benchmark federal funds rate. The Fed doesn't directly control consumer interest rates, but changes to the federal funds rate (which is the rate banks use to lend funds to each other overnight within the Federal Reserve system) often affect consumer borrowing costs.Read More