Final Walk Through Checklist for New Homeowners

It’s official: You’re going to be a homeowner. Now comes a critical step – making sure every room, wall and appliance is in tip-top shape and just the way you agreed upon with the seller before closing. Having a thorough … Continued

How to Interview Someone for a Job

Whether you own a small business or work for a big company, having good job interviewing skills is crucial to success at work. To ensure you’re asking the right questions and selecting the right candidate, check out this helpful video. … Continued

Why You Need a Financial Planning Date Night

Aside from the yearly reminder sometime before April 15 you need to gather up your financial documents and actually look at them, it’s easy to forget they exist the rest of the year. One way to keep it at the … Continued

How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring?

There can be many factors that influence how much someone spends on an engagement ring. Though traditional standards suggest spending two to three months’ salary on a ring, many couples are now challenging the old rules and taking more personalized … Continued

Home Safety for the Elderly

Simple fixes and smart thinking can ensure a safe environment for seniors. Stairs are the most obvious barrier to seniors hoping to stay in their homes as long as possible. But lighting, bath and kitchen design as well as access … Continued

After-Marriage Checklist: What to Do After ‘I Do’

If you’re a just-married bride or groom, you may assume the planning is over. But there are lots of post-wedding logistics to help you make a smooth transition to married life. Check out our after-wedding checklist. What to Do After … Continued

College Graduates by the Numbers

With graduation season here, we wanted to give you a glimpse of the post-grad landscape. Using data from and Pew Research, we’ve rounded up some fascinating insights about life after college in America, including graduation rates by gender, the … Continued

9 Wedding Trends You Should Know About in 2015

Are you one of the estimated 2.2 million couples hearing wedding bells this year? Even if you’re opting for a traditional wedding, you can still spice up your special day with a modern touch. From custom wedding hashtags to locally-grown … Continued

43 Wedding To-Do’s Before Saying Your “I Do’s”

The congratulatory calls and engagement parties have waned. Now what? It’s time to get down to serious wedding planning. Fun? Yes! Overwhelming? Oh, yes. But don’t fret. We’ve compiled this pre-wedding timeline and checklist for soon-to-be brides and grooms. 16-9 … Continued

Affordable Wedding DIY Ideas: Décor, Dessert & More

The average American wedding cost couples a record high of $30,000 in 2014. But there are creative ways to trim costs and lessen the chances of wedding-related finances causing a strain on newlyweds. Even though weddings continue to grow into … Continued

Welcome to In the Nation℠

We are excited to officially welcome you to In the Nation℠, our brand-new site, full of exciting features and resources for you to explore. Think of In the Nation as your go-to destination to discover and connect with content about … Continued

Major Decisions

One of the most important decisions of a college student’s career is selecting a major. And there are a lot of options for undergraduate students today. From a degree in biochemistry to engineering to marketing, most students have dozens – … Continued