Retailers are notorious for launching frequent sales and campaigns to increase their profits. Their powerful language and alluring displays can entice customers to spend on items they don’t actually need. It is easy to rationalize spending in the moment when the deal is too good to pass, especially when a consumer may think another great deal may not appear for a while. Retailers know they have the power to provoke spending by having regular sales. […]
It is common for young adults to find themselves in a situation where they have an overwhelming amount of credit card debt accumulated in a short period of time. This boils down to lack of self-control, lack of knowledge, and the ease of swiping a credit card in exchange for goods you might not actually need. In our culture, where spending with a swipe or click is glamorized, it is essential for parents to educate […]
Working a 9-to-5 job, 7 days a week can cause you to feel as if you are stuck in a rut from the mundane repetition. When the 2 days of the weekend we use to rejuvenate aren’t enough, we know it is time for a vacation. To clear your mind of the tasks and responsibilities of your job, it is necessary to relocate, relax, and recharge. Physically removing yourself from the environment where you get […]
When the temperatures start to rise during the sweltering summer months, businesses should try to find the best ways to lower their expenses. It can be difficult to know how to make the most of your hard-earned dollars, but PCS Debt Relief has some solutions to keep your business’s finances on track during the summer. This week, we reveal the best ways to cut business costs to save some extra money.
Investing is when you commit to saving your money for a project or your future. If you search the phrase “Investing in Your Future” you will be inundated with stock market sites and investing opportunities. Stocks, bonds, and annuities all carry market risks, interest rate risks, and the potential loss of capital. Though the goal of investing is to make more money, there are no guarantees with investing. What if you could invest without the risk? […]
When running a business, there are a variety of factors that can influence your success. These include industry, company size, and seasonal downturn. How do businesses manage their finances during seasonal downturn and continue to be profitable? In this week’s blog, PCS Debt Relief answers this question to help you keep your business finances on track.
How do you know if you qualify for insolvency? According to the IRS, a taxpayer is insolvent when your total liabilities exceed your total assets. What does this mean for someone who has already settled their debts? The forgiven debt may be excluded as income under the “insolvency” exclusion. Normally, a taxpayer is not required to include forgiven debts in income to the extent that the taxpayer is […]
The interest you pay on any financed item doesn’t compare to the amount of interest you will pay on your mortgage loan. With that said, one of the most important things you can to do to be proactive in achieving financial stability is paying down your mortgage. Did you know you can take years off of your mortgage loan with one simple strategy? Making an extra payment to your mortgage can save you thousands of […]
Springtime is supposed to be one of the happiest seasons, as flowers are blooming and the sun is always shining. It also reminds us that it is time for spring cleaning! This week, PCS Debt Relief gives you our list of tips to do some spring cleaning for your business finances to guide you in making smart financial decisions.
Have you thought about saving for your retirement? Do you regularly save for it or have you not been able to think about it due to a tight budget? If you haven’t been able to afford putting money away, there are ways to get on track to start saving for your retirement.