The 3 Biggest Financial Mistakes Many Couples Make

The 3 Biggest Financial Mistakes Many Couples Make

Merging money and love is tricky. It may come as no surprise that money is often listed as one of the top reasons couples divorce. So how exactly are you and your honey supposed to get on the same page financially? Start by avoiding these 3 common financial mistakes

Is Buying a Car Smarter than Leasing?

Is Buying a Car Smarter than Leasing?

Are you in the market for a new car and wondering if a lease might make sense for you? Perhaps you’ve seen the commercials to lease a high-end car and the monthly payment seems doable despite the high cost of the vehicle. So what makes this possible, and will you...

When Your Kid Has Enough Money for Investing

When Your Kid Has Enough Money for Investing

When children have wisely budgeted their spending to mirror the rankings of importance they placed on various wants, an accumulation of savings should emerge that represents an excess of earnings exceeding wishes that can be realistically fulfilled. This provides an...

Why Teaching your Children Now about Money is Wise

Why Teaching your Children Now about Money is Wise

Most everyone wishes they managed money better than they do. It might be fair to say a healthy percentage of the population never had formal training from their parents in exactly what to do with money beyond opening a checking account down at the local bank. How to...

Introducing Personal Budgeting to Teens

Introducing Personal Budgeting to Teens

If you started early at instructing your children about the utility of money, the arrival of their teen years provides an opening for the nuance of budgeting. The widening diversity of spending options for teenagers easily promotes the development of excesses....

4 Tips on How to Lower Utility Bills

4 Tips on How to Lower Utility Bills

Electricity and water are two things one can’t live without. However, in recent years more and more individuals have noticed the upward tick of utility costs per household. Here are four ways to lower your utility bills this year. Tip #1: Turn off the Air Conditioning...

4 Ways to Understand & Improve Your Credit Score

4 Ways to Understand & Improve Your Credit Score

Credit scores are like report cards for adults, and a “failing” score can have a huge impact on your life. Everything from buying a house to applying for certain jobs can be affected by your credit. In addition, an excellent score can help you obtain the best interest...

3 Quick Ways to Cut Costs on Summer Vacation

3 Quick Ways to Cut Costs on Summer Vacation

Cruises, backpacking across Europe, or relaxing on a remote island in the Caribbean is what we all dream of during the summer. However, for most of us, saving for the ultimate trip rarely makes it into the budget until the last minute. Here’s how to afford an amazing...

How Much Do You Need For An Emergency Fund?

How Much Do You Need For An Emergency Fund?

When we talk about saving for an emergency fund we talk about losing a job—this is the ultimate emergency. The loss of a job means the loss of so much more than a paycheck. It is the loss of healthcare, the loss of retirement benefits and the loss of morale. You need...

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