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Credit Card Debt: Financial independence is not a difficult goal to achieve

Money can be boon as well as curse but it depends on whether or not you exercise financial discipline. If you fail to manage your money, then it can be the source of more stress and worry. Therefore, inculcate a good spending habit, so that you can avoid financial stress. Well, the definition of financial […]

Saving Money Made Easy

Saving money is important to make sure that when emergencies arise there is a way to deal with them. Many state that this is a task that is easier said than done, but there are a number of ways that costs can be cut without having to sacrifice on entertainment or eating. The savvy consumer […]

Survival Plan for Maintaining Financial Stability During Sequestration

National Foundation for Credit Counseling encourages consumers to take action Sequestration is now in place, and along with it came a good amount of uncertainty, causing many Americans to wonder how they will be impacted. By some estimates, more than one million employees of federal agencies may receive furlough notices. Some workers are not adequately […]

Save money or pay off debt – 3 Factors to consider

If you’re one of those who has got outstanding debts and also have disposable income, then the obvious confusion you’d be facing is whether or not you should save money or pay off your debt. Now, this is indeed a tricky situation and needs to be given careful thought. With the economic crisis that’s prevalent […]

How to Increase Your Productivity When Working from Home

Working from home is great, right? You can leisurely make coffee, check the news, stay in your pajamas, and…Oh, look! Your favorite site has some updates … wait, what were we doing? Oh, right – working from home! It can be tricky to be productive when working from home, but with these tips, you are […]

How to Buy Happiness

If you want to be happier, spend money on experiences — say, dinner at the new Mario Batali joint or a trip to Vancouver — rather than on things. But memory-building activities can’t completely replace stuff. Objects can enable experiences, the way new outdoor furniture can inspire summer cookouts and camaraderie. In the February/March issue of AARP The Magazine, AARP […]

Giving Your Kids the Money Skills That They Need

When it comes to raising children, teaching the money skills is one of the most valuable lessons that you can give them. Many children end up becoming financially illiterate when they become adults, and it can have a major impact on them overall. If you want your kids to understand the basics of money, here […]

What You Can Do to Save On Your Motorbike Insurance

There is no better feeling than hitting the open road on your motorcycle. Of course, this feels much better when you know you are covered by the proper type of insurance. Despite the fact that some people continue to overpay for motorcycle insurance coverage, you don’t have to find yourself in the same position. Instead, […]