Do you swear that you’ll improve your finances every year but end the year in a worse financial position? The video below will provide you some guidance on not only which financial resolutions to make, but some simple strategies for keeping those resolutions are also discussed.
Now that you’ve eaten your fill of turkey, fought off shopping hordes on Black Friday and did your good deed by shopping at a small business on Saturday, it’s time to begin winding down your finances for the year. The end of the year is a perfect time to begin taking care of financial matters[…]
There are plenty of things that we now pay for that used to be free. Remember filling up your tire with air for free? That’s gone! Remember when there were no baggage fees on airlines? That’s gone too! Stacy Johnson from Money Talks News makes us long for the good old days when stuff used[…]
A new service by ecoATM helps you convert your old unwanted phone, mp3 players and tablets into instant cash…and it’s all done via an ATM in the mall!
I’ve discovered a new term, the “Mancession” – a reflection of how badly the recession affect employment for men. One of the more pleasant, but unforeseen result of the recession is the number of men playing the role of stay-at-home dad. Although women still earn less than men on average, Liza Mundy, author of the[…]
This innovative new program is helping high school student become certified tax preparers while helping low-income individuals get their taxes prepared for free!
Now that Fall is finally here, it’s time that we pay attention to saving money on our heating costs. After spending the summer renovating my rental home, I can appreciate how much small changes can add up to savings of the long run. You don’t have to be a home improvement expert to make changes[…]
According to CNN, more people have chosen to not have children due to the volatility of the economy. Since 2007, the birth rate has fallen by a record 7% as women delay children due to the costs of child rearing. How long do you think that this trend will last? According to CNN, more people[…]
Yesterday’s post was on paying off your mortgage without refinancing. The video below showcases another simple technique: the bi-weekly mortgage. The concept is pretty simple. You pay your mortgage every two weeks instead of once per month. This way at the end of the year you end up paying an extra one to two payments[…]
We all know that obesity can affect your health, but obesity can also affect your wealth. Please view the enlightening video below on how your weight can affect your finances.
Hurricane Irene rolled up the East Coast and depending on where you were you either thankfully escaped any damage like I did, or had flooding in your basement and even a tree falling on your house like my neighbors. If you’re reading this you’ve lived through it, which is the most important thing. The second[…]