Don’t touch your emergency fund, unless you are truly having an emergency! The third step in Dave Ramsey’s plan for getting your financial life in shape is a fully funded emergency fund. The definition of a […]
If you become anxious when you think about retirement solutions, you are in good company. Interest rates are low, but inflation seems to be looming. The stock market has recovered since the crash of 2008, but […]
One of the realities of life is that sometimes unexpected financial emergencies can strike. Indeed, you never know when a natural disaster, job loss or some other catastrophe will strike. When you do run into financial […]
No matter where you shop, great deals abound in August. With stores trying to get you in the door with promises of back to school sales, August is the time to stock up on certain items. […]
When you consider combining your finances, it is important to make sure you are ready for the issues that can come with couple finance. There are a number of pitfalls that can trip up even the […]
After suffering from debt issues, you may want to start rebuilding your credit as soon as possible. However, you are likely to find a combination of cold shoulders and vultures – some put you down, and […]
Thanks to the growing interest in credit, and how it affects finances, a number of consumers are increasingly interested in their scores. Your credit situation can not only impact whether or not you are approved for […]
The economic decisions that you make on a daily basis have a direct impact on your financial future. Your decisions can either set you up for a nice comfortable retirement or force you to work much […]
Being a college student is an eye-opening experience. If you’re like most college students, you’re probably out on your own for the very first time. You quickly discover that you like having the freedom to decide […]
You might be less than thrilled about your present financial situation. There is a lot of that going around these days. But trouble yourself no more because I have some sweet news for you. You don’t […]
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