Are Health Sharing Ministries Really Health Insurance?

November 9, 2015

There is a health insurance alternative available that wasn’t getting much attention in the media prior to the implementation of healthcare reform. But now that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or better known as Obamacare, has become a law the land, health sharing ministries are rising as viable alternatives to the health insurance exchanges. What […]

Why Term Life Insurance is Your Best Choice

November 2, 2015

There’s an ongoing debate as to which is the better choice, whole life insurance or term life insurance? For most people, term life insurance is your best choice. In fact, in most cases, it’s not even close. Here are the reasons why we think term life insurance is your best choice… It Costs a Lot […]

Five Part-time Business Ideas for College Students

October 26, 2015

Part-time jobs are the traditional route for college students to take when they need to make money. But a viable alternative might be to start your own part-time business instead. Part-time businesses can offer a number of advantages over part-time jobs: Since it’s a business and not a job, you can have more control over […]

Imagine What Being Debt-Free Will Feel Like…

October 19, 2015

“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” – Jonathan Swift Everyone says that you should be debt-free. Inside, you probably already know that. After all, there are so many benefits to being debt-free that it doesn’t take a financial expert to figure out that your life will be better without debt that […]

Do Your Parents Have Debt Going into Retirement?

September 28, 2015

If your parents don’t have much in the way of retirement savings, there’s an excellent chance that they are carrying a significant amount of debt. Unfortunately, debt goes hand-in-hand with a lack of savings. Retirement can be the moment of truth for the debtor class, since there will be no assets to draw an income […]

Should Your Parents Work in their Retirement Years?

September 21, 2015

Working during the retirement years is not a subject that a lot of people want to consider. But if your parents will have few financial resources that will enable them to retire fully, working may be the only option. But it may not be as bad as it seems on the surface. How you present […]

Helping Your Parents Downsize in Retirement

September 15, 2015

Some people can’t wait to downsize their homes in retirement, especially if it means moving to a more pleasant location. It can be an outstanding strategy on so many fronts. But many more people resist downsizing even though it may be highly desirable or even entirely necessary. If you’d like your parents to downsize, but […]

How to Protect Your Aging Parents From Financial Scams

August 17, 2015

It’s unfortunate but true that scam artists prey on the elderly. They often do this because a) the elderly often have a significant amount of money, and b) because the elderly, especially the very old, can often be confused. For this reason, you should consider ways to protect your aging parents from financial scams. Here […]

Don’t Panic When Your Check Engine Light Comes On

August 5, 2015

I’m not at all what you would call a car guy, but that’s exactly why I decided to write an article on this topic. As someone who knows little about cars, and has seen the check engine light come on in his cars more than a few times over the years, I’m starting to become something of […]

I Don’t Have Much Money – Can I Still Invest?

June 29, 2015

What often causes people to not invest money is the perception that you need a lot of money just to get started. That’s actually not true. Even if you don’t have much money, there are still places that you can invest with very little. This is important because the first obstacle to investing at all […]

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