Is Credit Card Debt Making You Poor?
The debate over whether the demand for consumer goods has fuelled the increased availability of credit, or the availability of credit has spurred on the demand for consumer goods, is a matter best left to those who enjoy pondering chicken … Continue reading
Money advice parents can pass on to their kids!
Parents can set a good example for their kids by passing on these pearls of wisdom, but remember that kids can tell if you are only paying lip service to any principle, so if you are going to talk the … Continue reading
5 Steps to Getting on top of your Debts
We are already well into the new year. Are you struggling to get your head around how you are going to pay off the debt you have accumulated over xmas and the holidays? What are the things you need to … Continue reading
Setting Up a Balanced Investment Portfolio
In the recent economic problems, a lot of people have lost a lot of money. This included their life savings, their home, and in some cases their retirement money. Many people were hurt financially. While no one can give an … Continue reading
Buying v.s. Renting: Which Is Better For You?
There was a time in the not too distant past when we all thought that owning a home was the key to getting ahead in life and being financially secure. Everyone from young couples to driven singles were saving money … Continue reading
How to Create Your Emergency Fund
In a day when the economy is not as strong as most people would like, there is an even greater than ever need for both individuals and families to have an emergency fund. This is especially important for those who … Continue reading
How to Save Money this Christmas – 5 Gift Ideas Under $10
Christmas is the traditional time to blow your budget. It’s so easy to get sucked into the spirit of the season and spend more than you need to. Then there are the traditional January headaches as you struggle to pay … Continue reading
Tips to Help You Save Money by Christmas
Every year Christmas rolls around and promises not to get carried away by going over budget make the list of things to do and yet, just like clockwork, January rolls around and the bills arrive to reveal just how much … Continue reading
How to Move from Two Incomes to One
Many families have been faced with the reality of transitioning from a fairly comfortable lifestyle on two incomes, to one that seems almost unbearable because one partner as either lost their job or has let it go because of health … Continue reading
The 7 Most Common Investing Money Mistakes to Avoid
Investing money into profitable various financial tools is a solid way to use money wisely for the future. Being aware of its profitability, however, does not ensure that you actually are making wise choices. Here are some common problems that … Continue reading