How Turning Your House Into a Smart Home Can Save You Money

Technology continues to improve in ways that can make your life easier. Many of these technological advancements can also save you money. You may be skeptical of all the new gadgets that are on the market. Here are the benefits of making your house a smart home. Automatic Temperature Control Smart home technology has advanced […]

Educational Cost Comparisons

When making decisions about education, it goes without saying that you want your children to have the best possible education. A good education is essential to being successful in our constantly evolving world. At the same time, education can be expensive, so you want to find a school that fits your budget and your lifestyle. […]

Finding Creative Ways to Save

With the cost of living rising each year, it is now more important than ever to save money in every area of your life. These four tips will help you stash away more cash in your savings account by cutting unnecessary expenses. Switch Banks Changing banks may seem like an extreme step, but putting your […]

5 Ways to Make and Save Money Using Pinterest

Pinterest has become one of the most popular and fastest-growing social media platforms on the web. Millions of people enjoy viewing and sharing all kinds of photos, memes and short video clips with friends, family and total strangers around the world. And while the platform initially built a reputation as being a haven for homemakers […]

4 Life-Changing Events that Could Tank Your Finances

In an instant, life as you know it could never be the same. That’s how quickly a life-changing event could tank your finances. Without advance preparation, you could very well see your savings depleted instantly, your credit cards maxed out, and find yourself without money to live off. Four events are particularly devastating in nature—physically, […]

Broken Cars, Broken Bones, and Broken Finances: How to Manage Your Money after an Accident

Finances can be a stressful enough part of life but they are even more stressful if you end up experiencing a life emergency such as an illness, injury or accident. On top of dealing with the pain of the injury and the hassle of  doctors and insurance, you now have to concern yourself with how […]

Preparing for Retirement

Many Americans are retiring now. With people living longer lives, one of the biggest concerns that those retiring have is being sure they are going to be okay financially for an indeterminate time. Here are a few ways to ensure that you will have a happy worry free retirement. Cost of Living Planning Retirement usually […]

Debt Diversions: Why Staying Away from Pay-Day Loans is Crucial

There is a lot that goes into being able to handle your debt balances. In many cases, those who don’t borrow more than they can afford to repay tend to be better off financially. However, avoiding potentially predatory payday loans can also play a role in paying down a debt balance in a timely manner. […]

Wealth Transfer: How to Ensure Your Will is Ready to Execute

A will is a legal financial document that will allow you to bequeath your assets to loved ones. Many people put off the task of making their will because it is a reminder of their own mortality and because it requires thoughtful, and sometimes difficult, decisions. However, if you take the first step, you will […]

Crash and Burn: How to Handle the Lost Wages after a Car Accident

According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, “Spending by state and local governments on all types of capital [improvements: like highways] dropped from its high of 3 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the late 1960s to less than 2 percent in 2015.” Thus most roads are becoming not only more […]