Women’s Equality Day is on August 26th and is a great time to reflect on how this event started, the progress toward women’s equality, and why the topic is essential. Let this article serve as why the movement toward gender equality still exists today. How did Women’s Equality Day first start? Women’s Equality Day commemorates the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States based on sex. This day was first celebrated in 1972, designated by Congress in 1973, and is proclaimed each year by the sitting United States President.
National Financial Awareness Day is August 14th, 2021, and is a great time to examine your finances, work toward financial stability, and focus on how to become more financially aware. You can start building financial wellness by doing these seven simple things to help protect your financial future and increase your financial stability:
Back to school time is quickly approaching, and you may be dreading the hit to your wallet back-to-school shopping can cause. Paying for supplies like a new backpack and pencils, the back-to-school photo package, or fees for extracurricular activities can create an extra expense. But, creating a budget ahead of back-to-school time can help alleviate your stress. Here are a few ways to save money this back to school season:
Since the beginning of 2021, signs of the U.S. economy recovering have started to appear. Americans are actively spending in specific sectors and some industries are faring well—while others are lagging. This contradiction illustrates a mismatched economic recovery:
Tax season may be long forgotten for some Americans as the tax-filing deadline has come and gone for 2021. Even if you filed on time, a mid-year tax review is a great time to evaluate your current tax situation to help avoid any tax-related surprises next spring.
June 28th is National Insurance Awareness Day. This prompts the question; are adequately covered? As we approach this holiday, it is a great time to assess your life insurance coverage and evaluate your risk. It’s never too late to strengthen your current coverage.
Did you know that June is Home Ownership Month? Now is a great time to celebrate the benefits that homeownership can bring to families, neighborhoods, and communities across America. But this year, with our current housing market landscape, Home Ownership Month looks a little different. Here’s why: