The financial world we live in is a scary one where many people are no longer comfortable holding onto credit…
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The Kentucky Derby, also known as “The Run for the Roses”, is one of the most famous sporting events in…
“Failure to plan is planning to fail,” but many middle-class families struggle to get solid financial planning advice. The reason is that the financial planning profession is not well-suited to the needs of most middle-class families. Find out why it’s hard for non-wealthy people to get good financial advice and how to find a financial adviser to help you.
With Father’s Day upon us, children are anticipating presenting that special gift to their dad and visualizing the great happiness it will bring. Of course, any present a child gives us brings great delight. But what about parents? Is there a special gift we can give our children that will make them truly happy – throughout their lives?
Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping and the air has lost much of its chill. That’s right, spring is here. And with it that, the most joyous of chores – spring cleaning! Okay, maybe it’s not really that joyous, but there’s something nice about purging yourself of unwanted clutter and making things all neat and tidy. In fact, we’re so excited about spring cleaning that we’re expanding it from the house to cover your finances as well. Because if there’s one area of our lives that should not be messy and cluttered, it’s our finances!
New Year’s resolutions typically have to do with getting in shape and saving money. According to a study conducted by psychologist and author of The Luck Factor, Richard Wiseman, 88 percent of people do not keep their resolution. Make sure you meet your money resolutions in 2011 with a four-step plan to turn your resolve into a reality.
Welcome to Quizzle’s Top Money Tips Roundup, where you’ll find this week’s top five most interesting, helpful and unique personal finance articles from around the Web. This week’s edition covers debt – how to get out of debt, how to break the debt-cycle, how to avoid getting into debt in the first place and how to wrap up your year financially.
The phrase “easier life after bankruptcy” is not an oxymoron. Following a few tips can make your life much easier whether you filed Chapter 7 to eliminate your obligations to repay debts such as credit card bills, or elected a Chapter 13 repayment plan.
Many people think wealth comes primarily from owning your own business, holding a high-paying job, investing in real estate or the stock market, or receiving an inheritance – not to mention winning the lottery! Yet these are not reliable wealth-builders. Certified Financial Planner™, Rick Kahler, covers the real secret of building wealth and how you can achieve financial success of your own.
When Jennifer and Rob came to my office, they were desperate and despondent. With three young children and a boatload of credit card debt, they felt they were helpless to improve their life. They had tried to change their free-spending ways, but felt like failures, adrift, fighting against the current of continual financial stress. If you’ve ever felt the weight of financial stress, try the GAT method before money ruins your life. Certified Financial Planner®, Tammy Kraig, explains how this works.
New financial regulation legislation recently passed by Congress is having widespread impact. Credit card companies have already tacked on new fees, raised minimum payments and taken other steps to recoup some of their lost profits. But they’re not alone. Banks are adding new fees and requirements as well. Find out what those fees are and how they will affect your wallet.