You've been laid off, now what?

3 Steps To Overcome Being Laid Off

Losing your job can be a crushing situation.

Job cuts are made for a wide variety of reasons, from performance measures to budgetary concerns. But regardless of the reason, or whether others were let go at the same time, it can be a blow to your ego, not to mention your finances.

After you get the news that you are now unemployed, you might be wondering what your next move should be. Your routine is suddenly broken, and it’s not always clear what you should do.

You may become concerned about your financial situation, health insurance and how quickly you can find another job. But it’s important not to panic.

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Secret Ways to Save Money

Secret Ways To Save More Money

Saving money doesn’t just happen overnight, especially when you’re not accustomed to doing it.

Even though it can be difficult, it’s important that you make putting money aside a regular practice. Luckily, there are some tricks many adults use when trying to save money that could work for you.

Round Up Your Purchases

It’s pretty rare that a purchase you make will come out to a perfect dollar amount.

Next time you make a purchase, take a look at the change after the decimal point and figure out how much it’ll take to round it up to the next dollar amount.

For instance, if you buy something that costs $6.12, it would take 88 cents to get to $7 even. Direct that 88 cents to your savings account right away.

There are even apps and services your bank will offer that will automatically perform this for you.

It may not be much, but once you get into the habit of doing this for every purchase, you’ll start to see it add up.

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Attainable Personal Finance Goals

Financial Goals You Can Start Working On Right Now

No matter where you are in life or what your personal financial situation may be, it’s always a good idea to set goals.

Working toward a financial goal will not only set you up for success and stability later on, but can also give you a sense of accomplishment and encourage you to create other goals as well.

There are some goals that every adult should strive to meet and maintain to ensure they are ready for future events, whether or not they are planned.

Here are four goals you should strive to work towards:

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What Determines Your Insurance Rates on Your Car

Insurance Rates: Why Are They So High Sometimes?

Aside from which car you’re going to get, the next thing you should be thinking about when buying a new vehicle is what car insurance you’re going to purchase.

Auto insurance rates is one of the most important aspects to consider when buying a car. First, having it is the law in 49 states(unless you live in New Hampshire).

Also, there are minimum requirements which vary by state, according to NerdWallet.

These minimum requirements are put in place for a reason, as the idea is to protect the finances of car owners in the state.

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Greeting From PIttsburgh - DriveTime

DriveTime Is Excited To Open Its First Dealership In Pittsburgh!

DriveTime McKnight Dealership - Pittsburgh, PAWe’re extremely excited to announce the opening of our first DriveTime to Pittsburgh!

Our new dealership is located of off McKnight Road at 7211 McKnight Rd Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

DriveTime is ready to bring a new and unique approach to buying a used car in the Pittsburgh community. Simple necessities such as transportation become increasingly difficult to obtain when your credit rating is less-than-perfect. It is estimated that one-third of Americans have a credit rating that is less-than-perfect, which makes buying a car even more difficult than it already is and in some cases, nearly impossible.

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