Coordinate benefits with your spouse

Should You Coordinate Benefits With Your Spouse?

The short answer to that question is yes.  As long as it’s in your best financial interest as a couple you should definitely coordinate benefits with your spouse.  Having health, dental and life insurance through your employer is part of a total benefits package that also includes your salary, paid vacation time and retirement savings[…]

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Hidden Costs Of Home Ownership

I am constantly reading articles about saving money.  I have seen many, many individuals talk about renting as just throwing away money that could go towards paying for the renter’s own house.  As a landlord, I might be slightly biased about renting, however, there are some significant hidden costs to home ownership that many people forget about. […]

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MoneyChat The Book Q & A

I’m excited because Dorethia Conner Kelly, a fellow financial blogger, coach and friend, has released her new book by the name of… well… #MoneyChat THE BOOK, today! Dorethia runs the #MoneyChat conversation that takes place on Twitter every week.  This informative conversation always covers a wide variety of topics in personal finance, with practical information that everyone can use to improve their finances.

Not only did I want to support Dorethia and her amazing book as she has a launch party today, I want you to get your hands on a tool that offers realistic solutions to getting a grip on your money.  Dorethia and I had a recent chat and I’m sharing the questions and answers below.  […]

10 Ways to Save Money on Life Insurance

There are few concerns that are more stressful than wondering what would happen to your family in the event of you passing.  If some tragedy were to come against you, how would your family survive?  Do they already have the means necessary to maintain their current standard of living?  Or do they face the risk of losing their home?  Fortunately, there is a way to meet your family’s needs even after your demise.  A life insurance plan will ensure that your family members receive the help they need at a time when they need it most.  Of course, saving money on your life insurance plan is just as important as investing in one.  That’s why this brief guide will quickly show you 10 ways to save money on life insurance. […]