Opening a savings account with your local bank may provide an easy way to put money away for safekeeping, but the thought of doing more can be tempting.
While your money will earn a small rate of interest with a savings account, you may want to consider an “investing” program that can potentially earn more from the money you put away.
If investing is something that piques your interest, but you’re not quite sure where to begin, consider two of the most basic types of investments — stocks and bonds.
This past month, which was National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I’ve spent a lot of time learning, thinking and writing about domestic violence.
While Ruston and Lincoln Parish are amazing — you only have to consider the recent designation from USA Today that named us as one of the most charming small towns in the South for verification — we’re unfortunately not free of this societal blight.
Sitting around a table, discussing the politics of the nation is a favorite pastime of many people I know. In fact, the best man from my wedding is even traveling across the country today to begin a political career as a campaign manager.
However, I’ve never really been a very politically-minded person. But, right now as state elections draw near and the nationwide races begin to heat up, it seems like you can’t walk to your mailbox without overhearing or being pulled into a political discussion. It’s not that I don’t have opinions; I have some that I’m quite passionate about actually.