Budget Tips For Real-Life Situations

You have a budget, and are living within it- you have it made! Or do you? Some things that many people don’t plan for in their budgets can cause serious financial difficulties, especially if they happen all at once. Being able to plan your budget to fit in Car repair or replacement Household or family …

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Finding A Financial Advisor You Can Trust

When you find yourself needing a financial advisor, it might be overwhelming to wade through the many companies and individuals advertising their services. There are multiple things to consider when choosing someone to help you manage your investments and plan for retirement. Your financial situation, your philosophy of investment, your personality, and your professional standing …

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5 Answers to a Question: Should You Buy a New House or Not?

We have all been told at some point in our lives that we have to buy a house of our own if we are taking our money seriously, and that renting a house basically means that we are squandering that same money we have. The information that 17 million people had plans on buying a …

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401(k) Savings Mistakes

The economy is up and down these days.  One day the government is shut down. The next day, companies are closing their doors and employees are losing their jobs.  With that being said, relying on the match from a company 401 (k) isn’t always the best way to go. On the other hand, some companies …

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Smart and Sassy: Money Tips for the Ladies

Women face a lot of challenges in life for the simple fact that they’re women. Typically, they earn a lot less than men and they’re thought to be inferior by a lot of silly people for a number of very silly reasons. For some reason, it seems that women are less likely than men to …

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Valentine’s Day Rip-Offs and How to Avoid Them

You’ve heard it said many times so romantically: love is priceless, and there’s no amount of money that could make that less true. The only problem is that when Valentine’s Day rolls around, that’s a message we can’t all easily compute. Valentine’s Day gifts are a huge part of the culture behind Valentine’s Day and …

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A Few Personal Budgeting Tips

There’s about a week in every month for every person where your mailbox becomes the most prominent concern in your mind – because it’s about time for your credit bill to show up and say how much you owe. Maybe it shows up by email instead of by paper, but the feeling is still the …

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Money Mistakes in Your 20’s That You Should Avoid

If you want to be more money savvy in your 30’s there are some money mistakes in your 20’s that you will want to avoid. For most individuals in their twenty’s it is hard to fathom the future. Planning for your financial future doesn’t seem like it is that important. Unfortunately there are many money …

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