Disability Insurance – Protecting Your Income if You’re Unable to Work

November 29, 2012

What would happen to a surgeon that lost his hand in a home project accident? What would happen to a construction worker who lost the use of his or her legs? What would happen to a single mother who became ill for an extended period of time and couldn’t work as much as she needed […]

How to Save Money on Magazines

November 28, 2012

Follow the tips below and you can read all the magazines you want for little to no money out of your pocket! The tips are listed in order of most expensive to least expensive so if you really want to save money be sure to read them all. 1. Throw Away the Bill Once you […]

Should You Buy Life Insurance or Invest First?

November 27, 2012

If you were to ask me five years ago, what you should do first; buy life insurance or invest into a Roth IRA, there is no question what my response would have been. Without a doubt it would have been invest into a Roth IRA and not wait to invest. Tax-free money baby! As a […]

Betterment, Kapitall and Motif – Which Will Work Best for You?

November 26, 2012

There are a number of relatively new online investment services coming to the market with unique approaches to investing. Three of the more popular are Betterment, Kapitall and Motif. Each has its own pluses and minuses and can work for a different investment purpose. Which one will be best for you? We’ll take a look […]

Is it Possible to Save Too Much for Retirement?

November 23, 2012

On the surface, this seems like a ridiculous question, but I‘m going to put on my contrarian’s hat here and dare to raise the question. There are probably far more people who are inadequately prepared for retirement than there are people who are over-funded for it. And yet retirement preparation can be a little bit […]

What to Do About a Stolen Debit Card

November 22, 2012

For the most part, debit cards are about as easy and convenient to use as credit cards. But a stolen debit card–that’s where things get a bit more complicated. When a credit card is lost or stolen, your liability is limited to no more than $50. When a debit card is lost or stolen, you […]

Save Money By Watching TV Tuesday Nights

November 20, 2012

Watching Jean Chatzky’s new TV show “Money Matters” can give you a few new money saving tips each week. I had a chance to chat with Jean about the new show and one of the things that sounds promising about Money Matters is that she’s getting personal with the viewers. A “Personal” Finance Show With […]

Discover Bank Online Savings Account Overview

November 16, 2012

Discover, the credit card and financing company, is best known for its credit card accounts and cash back programs. What you may not know is Discover also has a retail banking division that offers several options for consumers. Similar to Other Online Banks Discover Bank is an online only bank similar to other population options […]

Betterment Gift Registry is Cool

November 16, 2012

Betterment Gifts is one of the coolest innovations in personal finance this year.  If you’re not familiar with the online investing service you can read more about how it works in this Betterment review. The reason I think it’s such a great idea is that it’s something I’ve wanted for years.  For my wedding, and […]

How to Use Lending Club to Pay Off Debt

November 15, 2012

If you’ve dug yourself into a hole in regards to your debt burden it can sometimes be impossible to dig out without filing bankruptcy. The minimum payments, late fees, and interest charges continue to rise to a point that you simply can’t earn enough money in a given month to pay everyone. Your credit score […]

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