Term Life Insurance vs. Permanent Life Insurance

December 2, 2013

Life insurance is one of the insurance products that we often overlook. We tend to think that we’re invincible, and let’s face it, preparing for your untimely death is not fun to do. However, buying life insurance is one of the most selfless acts you can do for your family. Life insurance exists to help […]

Earn Extra Money for the Holidays – 10 Ways to Boost Your Gift Budget

November 29, 2013

It’s hard not to break out the credit cards during the holidays when you don’t have any extra money to buy gifts. Budgeting and planning ahead of time for Christmas gift shopping is the key to staying away from getting into holiday debt. However, some of you have budgets that are too tight to save extra […]

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 […]

Best Checking Accounts For College Students

July 30, 2011

The best checking accounts for college students are those with no fees, no minimum balance, online banking, and good interest rates. If you’re leaving for college soon and you don’t have a checking account opened up, you should start thinking about it now. You’ll definitely need a place to stash the little cash that you’ll […]

Best Tax Software

February 12, 2011

The best tax software for your tax return depends on a variety of factors but the big three of tax prep software (Turbo Tax, Tax Act, and H&R Block at Home) remain some of the best choices this year. They’ve all been around for a while so they have a lot of experience handling new tax rules […]

Preventing College Student Identity Theft

August 25, 2009

Identity theft probably isn’t the primary concern of most college students heading off to school this fall, however, college campuses can be big targets of identity theft.  With so many people living together in such close quarters it can be a hot spot for thieves and dishonest students to take advantage of other unsuspecting students. […]

College Student Jobs You Can Work From Your Dorm Room

August 20, 2009

College students around the country will soon be traveling back to their respective colleges and universities, and many of them will have fatter wallets from summer jobs and internships. However, that money won’t last long when the price of textbooks, school supplies, and tailgate parties starts to take its toll. One of the toughest things […]

7 Ways to Save Money on Back to School Shopping

August 18, 2009

Back to school specials are here! It’s that time of year, and parents are dreading how much money they will spend over the next couple of weeks. The average family will spend about $600 this year on back-to-school supplies and clothes for their kids. That’s a big chunk of change, especially for a families struggling […]

The Costs of Selling Your House

July 30, 2009

The costs of selling a house may not make or break your decision to sell whether you’re relocating, trading up, or buying a smaller home.  However, the costs can run into the thousands of dollars so they’re something you don’t want to overlook.  The first thing you need to consider if you are thinking about […]

Home Inspection Tips When Buying A House

July 15, 2009

Buying a house is never easy and you’ll likely come across some snags during the process. One of the most common problems that can delay closing on a real estate deal is a home inspection full of problems. Home Inspections I recommend that everyone get a home inspection.  I thinks its always worth paying for […]

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