Monthly Archives: August 2014
Valentine’s Day Budget Savers!
Have you noticed how it’s usually men who call Valentine’s Day a “Hallmark holiday?” We dismiss the celebration as a commercial ploy to part us from our money and our beloved budgets. But there are good reasons to let our … Continue reading
Reverse Mortgages Make a Solid Retirement Option
Reverse mortgages have been gaining in popularity since about 1988, and many seniors have found them to be an excellent tool to meet their retirement needs. Although they are not for everyone, it may be the instrument you need to … Continue reading
10 Top tips for using Credit Cards
1. Think twice. If you don’t think you can manage to make repayments on a credit card, don’t get one. 2. Shop around. Make sure you choose the credit card that is right for you. Interest rates, annual fees, interest … Continue reading
Getting the Health Insurance You Need
Health insurance is costly and it is not likely to get any cheaper in the near future. The high costs make it difficult for many families to get it, but there are many forms and you may be able to … Continue reading
Most of us will have some kind of fantasy about money lurking in our subconscious somewhere. Your brain can trick you into believing these fantasies could actually happen. However if we really thought about it would become clear how silly … Continue reading
6 Comforting Money Lies
We are all guilty of indulging in the occasional money lie. Whether you tell yourself that you work hard during the week so you definitely deserve to splurge on the weekend or you dupe yourself into thinking that you’ll start … Continue reading
How to Get Started in Investing
When you want to start putting your money to better use through investing, there are many different ways to go. Some are safer than others, and some will enable you to build faster – but usually with a greater level … Continue reading
It seems like so many people so focused on making money – is it really that important?
I think the answer lies in what is really important to you in your life. How many people have really thought about what is important to them? If you ask most people things like family and money are probably the … Continue reading
6 Tips to Save Money on Your Next Travel Trip!
Traveling these days can be rather expensive. When money is tight, as you know, it is essential to be able to find ways to still travel – but how to do it for less money. There are many ways to … Continue reading
#EarthDay: 6 Great Ways to Save Some Green While Going Green!
In recognition of Earth Day, PocketSmith would like to recommend a few great ways to save money while also saving the environment. Many people still think that the green alternative is also the expensive alternative, but the fantastic thing about … Continue reading