Maybe you wish you could save more money for a rainy day or to spend on a nice vacation, but the thought of giving up free time to work a second job doesn’t sound attractive to you. If so, it might be time to make some minor course corrections with your budget. You may be [...]
It’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions, and you may want to put saving for retirement at the top of your list. I’ve found that for many people, saving for retirement isn’t a priority. If you’re young, you might think that retirement is years away and you have plenty of time to save. [...]
With all the store signs advertising their holidays sales, it’s easy to assume that everything is at its best price in December. However, smart shoppers know otherwise. They only buy items in December that are truly on rock-bottom sale, and they wait until after the holidays season is over to purchase everything else. If you’re [...]
As a parent, figuring out how to save for college can be a daunting task—especially when you consider the rising cost of higher education. According to the College Board, a non-profit organization that helps students prepare for college, the average cost of a private college rose to $30,094 this year, while the cost of a [...]
Prepare yourself for the new year by cleaning up your personal finances. The recession has affected us all, but it's time for a fresh start with New Year's Resolutions to get your personal finances back on track. Follow these New Year's Resolutions now and for the rest of the year to clean up your credit, save money, and stay on top of your investments. These New Year's Resolutions will help prepare your personal finances for the rest of the year.