4 Financial Perks of Traveling with Friends

August 30, 2013

Traveling is great. Being with friends is great. Why not combine the two and get the extra benefit of saving money? Granted, you can’t travel with just anyone. It has to be the right set of friends. Some people are nice to be with a day or two but any longer and things get a […]

5 Signs You’re a Good Money Manager

August 29, 2013

It’s nice to know that you’re doing a good job. However, sometimes you are your severest critic. It can be hard to recognize when you are doing a good job, and when you are on the right track. This is especially true when you are trying to figure out how to manage your money. You […]

Family Financial Etiquette 101

August 28, 2013

Money is still a somewhat-taboo topic in many situations. And I don’t see a lot wrong with that. While my husband and I discuss our finances, and talk about money with our son, I don’t feel a need to share the intimate details of my financial situation with other members of my family – including […]

How to Live on One Income – Even if You Don’t Have To

August 27, 2013

Many couples and families would love the opportunity to be able to live on one income. At a minimum, a stay-at-home partner could go a long way toward minimizing so many of the stresses of everyday life. Let’s face it, with all the chores that it takes to run a household, to raise kids, to […]

How to Start a Business Without Quitting Your Job

August 26, 2013

A lot of people would like to start a business, but not if it means quitting their job. If you’ve never been an entrepreneur, it can be scary. While a job promises a steady paycheck and usually benefits too, being self-employed promises neither. But that fear disappears if you can start a business without quitting […]

5 Career Moves that Will Earn You More Money

August 23, 2013

If you’re looking to super-charge your career, opening the door to more money, it makes sense to improve yourself. If you want to boost your career – and your income – here are some moves that can help: 1. Read a relevant book. One of the best things you can do for yourself is to […]

How to Pay Less for Food on Vacation

August 22, 2013

Vacations are expensive, and even though you want to have a good time, there are still ways to save money, many of which that won’t hurt the quality of your trip. One of the biggest areas of potential savings is with food. You need to eat while you are away, but there are ways to […]

The Finances of Homeschooling

August 21, 2013

When it comes to my son’s education, I’ve never considered homeschooling. Our personalities are such that it probably wouldn’t work out very well. I don’t like the idea of having to keep him on task with his education, and he just doesn’t like learning anything from me (it’s why someone else teaches him piano – […]

How to Get a Good Paying Job Without Going to College

August 20, 2013

Millions of young people go off to college each fall, convinced that it is the only way to enter a career-type field. That is no longer the case, if in fact it ever was. There are plenty of career fields available that do not require college, or at least not a four-year undergraduate degree. The […]

Whole Life Insurance Pros and Cons

August 19, 2013

There’s an ongoing debate between whole life insurance and term life insurance. The pro-term life insurance opinions practically consider whole life to be a useless option. Is that really the case? In truth, there are both pros and cons when it comes to whole life insurance. In general, it’s true that you’re better off to […]

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