It seems everyone today is talking about joining the cable-cutters and finally ditching their costly cable TV. According to the Convergence Consulting Group, an estimated 4.7 million American households that previously paid for cable… Read More >>
The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and people are saying “I do” left and right—it must be wedding season!
Unfortunately, many people don’t have the wedding of their dreams due to the high costs associated with many of the necessary… Read More >>
Whether your child is about to go to college or is just dreaming about the future, there are probably a few things you need to teach him or her about credit cards. Hopefully none of your kids have put themselves in any serious credit card debt yet;… Read More >>
For some, credit scores are these mysterious, powerful numbers that determine whether or not you can get a loan for a car, house, or just about anything else. Most people don’t understand how credit scores actually work. You may not have checked… Read More >>
It’s wedding season, and as you or someone you know is tying the knot, there is another not-so-romantic topic that all newlyweds or engaged couples should start to think about: finances. While it’s easy to get caught up in the details… Read More >>
When it comes to financial literacy, young adults are increasingly less knowledgeable: Even the most basic financial matters are a mystery to them. According to the Jump$tart Coalition, high school seniors are able to correctly answer less… Read More >>
Last week we discussed The Secret to Saving for Retirement, which is that it is never too early. Next we are going to talk about compounding interest and how it can work for or against you. But first, lets understand what it is and how it works.
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If you have young children, planning for college is one of the most important things you can do for their future. There are many families that value higher education, but a great deal are unfortunately caught unprepared when the time comes for… Read More >>
Have you ever wondered why it’s so hard to stick to a budget? Isn’t it amazing that the more money we make, the more we seem to spend? I understand that circumstances change and sometimes we may be too busy to stay accountable or stick to the… Read More >>
In our society, I understand that Instagram, Twitter, and Spotify take up most of our free time. These things are fun, so why wouldn’t we spend time playing with them?
There have also always been boring lessons attached to learning about money.… Read More >>
Buying a car can be an exciting and satisfying experience if done right. The challenge is that many people buy on emotion instead of logic. This can end up hurting you not only in an immediate financial sense, but also with regard to your credit… Read More >>