Every year thousands of dollars are disbursed out of the West Virginia State Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property Fund to rightful owners or their heirs. The majority of those monies are not considered income for tax purposes.
For students entering college this fall (2015), now is the time to apply for federal student financial aid.
On January 9th, State Treasurer John Perdue kicked off the 8th annual When I Grow Up essay contest at Mountain View Elementary School. Sponsored by the SMART529 college savings program, the essay contest is a highly successful initiative to encourage ...
For most single parents, it’s more important than ever to have a spending plan and to make sure you are setting aside money for emergency savings. While most people think of a budget as limiting and painful, it can actually be liberating to learn how to make the most of what you bring in. Here are some tips to get you started.
So you just received your college degree and you’re ready to take on the world. It’s a great plan, but the realities of life on your own can be less than ideal. Especially when it comes to financial obligations. To help you prepare, here is a list of common “eye-opening” potential problems and how you can avoid falling into these financial land mines.