Small Repairs Turn into Little Savings

A few days ago I walked up to my front door with the kids all around me and tried opening the door. It didn’t open. The door was unlocked I just could not turn the handle. “Great” I thought this is going to cost me another $50 just to get a new door handle. This […]

Passive Income From Ebay

It has only been recently that I have found how useful eBay can be to make some extra money.  I had always used eBay to sell some of the things that I would find around the house that I didn’t use any more.  I never thought of eBay as being a side business opportunity. Then I started hearing about this “passive income” […]

Spotting a Good Deal

A few weeks ago my brother in law called me up and asked if I was interested in a little project. Of course I am always up for a good challenge so I said yes. I had no idea what he had but I like new projects! He told me that I would hear back […]

How to Save Money and Avoid Being Marketed

How many times do we go out to the store with the thought to buy just one item and we come back with a whole bag of stuff?  You might be asking yourself how can I save money when I go to the store? More often than not it happens every time.  This is marketing […]

The Elderly And Their Children Must Talk About A Plan For The Future

Whether you have an elderly parent or you are elderly yourself, you must begin a conversation with your loved ones about how to handle the future. An initial one-on-one conversation between the elder parent and his or her child should begin the process of what needs to be considered. Here’s what to ask about… *Understand […]

Top 5 Reasons Why Online Banks Make Sense Today

Online banking is one of the services that retail banks, credit unions, and building societies provide their customers with. There are also some banks that are purely online so they have no branches with tellers that you interact with. The growing use of credit cards, debit cards, and other online payment services like PayPal adds […]

Financial Planning – Helping For Your Future Goals

Do you picture yourself owning a new home, starting a business, or retiring comfortably? These are a few of the life goals that may be important to you, and each comes with a price tag attached. That’s where financial planning comes in. It is the process of meeting your life goals through the proper management […]

Starting to Live on One Income

My wife and I have been living on one income for a little over 4 years now. I can honestly say that it has been one of the best decisions that we have ever made as a couple. Not only has it brought us closer together as a couple but it has also helped our […]

Target Credit Card Information Stolen: Steps You Should Take to Protect Yourself

Target is a great place to save money, but it’s being reported that there has possibly been a huge data breach of credit card and debit card information (including the Target Red Cards) which took place from Black Friday though December 15, 2013. It appears that millions of cards’ “track data” was stolen. This is […]

Want vs Need

Saving Money Wants vs Need Lets talk a little bit about wants and needs. This topic will probably make most of the you scoff at what really is a want and what is a need in your life but you really should sit down and thinking about this topic very seriously. Figuring out what are […]