Oct
3
2014

Spend, Save, or Jump Ship

In a Perfect World So you have landed your dream job, you are well respected, and you are on the fast track to becoming one of your company’s leaders. An ever-rising salary coupled with the satisfaction from working in a company you love sounds like a dream come true. However, this scenario is more of […]

Sep
30
2014

What Could Happen

A Road Less Traveled One topic that people usually do not enjoy discussing or even thinking about is insurance, especially life insurance. If you are single or a young couple with no children, you might not need to worry about this expense as of yet. But once you invest in a home and you have […]

Aug
21
2014

Treasure Your Home

From Renting to Owning There is no doubt that owning a dwelling of your own is the cornerstone of financial and emotional security. If you have not reached that point yet, it should certainly be your long-term goal. One question to ask yourself is what house you can reasonably afford. The biggest mistake first-time home […]

Aug
19
2014

Shopping for Credit

Cheers to a New Job! A scenario we witness very often in our society goes something like this: you get a new job or a pay raise and everything changes. With the first paycheck you move to a new neighborhood. With the second paycheck you put a down payment on furnishing your whole place, and […]

Aug
5
2014

A Budget for Two, Please!

Can We Have It All? Are you longing for a dream vacation? Or you wish you could afford to update your kitchen? It is a life-long dilemma: you want to experience and acquire many things but you also need to make ends meet and save for retirement. Having it all can be achieved and begins […]

Jul
10
2014

Paying Off a Collection Account

If you want to make wiser use of credit, then negotiating a settlement for any past due amounts can help you in developing the right mindset for avoiding future debt.

Jul
1
2014

Three Easy Steps to Create Wealth

Do you think you have to earn a lot of money in order to be wealthy? Certainly, a high salary can help you get there faster but it is not the sole requirement to build your nest egg. Even individuals who are very wealthy follow a routine of living below their means. In fact, most […]

Jun
26
2014

Buying, Renting, or Failure to Launch

What’s on your mind? Many people often find themselves at a financial crossroad. You might have graduated college recently, and after working for the last few years, must decide what to save up for in order to build a stable financial future. Perhaps you have to relocate for work or family, and subsequently, you must […]

Jun
17
2014

What is Your Identity Worth?

You. Taking charge of your financial life begins with knowing your net worth. Of course, the higher that value, the better off you are. The straight forward way of calculating your net worth is the sum of your assets minus the total of your liabilities but is that the whole picture? Even though this accounting […]

Jun
14
2014

How to Help Your Child Develop a Good Credit Score

We all want the best for our kids. One of the most valuable financial lessons you can teach your child is how to develop a great credit score. A high credit score can save someone tens of thousands of dollars over a lifetime – and alleviate many potential nightmares. By helping your child develop a […]

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