Tips to Get Your Job Search Under Way

Get yourself ahead of others by following few tips to get your dream job underway.

📅 JAN 06, 2015

6 Tips for Recent College Grads

Discover helpful money-saving best practices to start your post-college finances on the right foot. Learn what to keep, what to shred, and more.

📅 NOV 05, 2014

How to Rent a House with the Option to Buy

Renting a house with the option to buy can be a way to secure a house and lock in a price before you’re ready to buy. When you do a rent-to-buy transaction you typically pay some money upfront in addition to paying rent every month. The upfront money is usually applied to the purchase price, […]

📅 MAY 08, 2014

Which is Better? Paying Off My Debt or Starting a Savings

As the saying goes, when it rains, it pours. And while it might seem more responsible to pay off debt first, if you dont save for a rainy day, you might find yourself right back in the debt you just got yourself out of. Instead, find a balanced approach to paying off your debt, while […]

📅 FEB 28, 2014

6 Money Drains and How to Avoid Them

When it comes to managing your finances, paying closer attention to monthly expenses can really pay off. You’re likely paying for services you don’t really need, or overdoing your discretionary spending. These types of money drains can zap your accounts, leaving you feeling… well, drained. You work hard for your money, so you should work […]

📅 FEB 19, 2014

Five Reasons Why You Need a Savings Account

If you dont have a lot of expenses or personal debt, or you have no trouble making ends meet every month, you may think you dont need a savings account. But you do. Everyone should have one, and here are the top five reasons why: 1. Stuff happens. Cars break down, basements flood, kids break […]

📅 FEB 12, 2014

Three End of the Year Sales on Big Ticket Items

As the saying goes, he who hesitates is lost, but jumping into buying a big-ticket item without first doing your research is a sure-fire way to lose money. The sustained attack of holiday ads may have you thinking nows the time to make that expensive purchase you’ve been considering for a while. Here are Three […]

📅 DEC 27, 2013

Yes, You Can Cut ˜Fixed Expenses

Most savvy savers understand the importance of trimming the superfluous spending when working to meet financial goals. But when you think you’ve shaved all the extras from your budget, you may find the only expenses you have left are the ones you think of as fixed  and uncuttable.  But even fixed expenses can […]

📅 DEC 18, 2013

Tips for Selling Your House in the Winter

While spring is traditionally thought of as prime home-buying season, the reality is that people sell homes all year long. Whether its necessary to relocate for a new career or your dream home suddenly became available, you may find yourself needing to sell your current home when snow is on the ground and a chill […]

📅 DEC 13, 2013

Financial Stress-Relievers for College Kids and Families

Money can be a major worry as a freshman; room, board and tuition at a four-year college averages well into the thousands. In fact, one study from Fidelity Investments found that the average 2013 college graduate had an average of $32,000 in college loans and credit card debt. Getting an early start  learning about credit […]

📅 SEP 04, 2013