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Marry Because Money

Would You Marry for Money?

"Looks and love are fleeting, but money can make up for the loss," was a mantra I heard starting at a very young age...
Things That Lose Value

8 Things That Lose Value as Soon as You Buy Them

There are plenty of things we buy that increase in value over time. Unfortunately, not everything we purchase will gain value. Here are the...
Supermarket Shopping Generics Versus Name Brands

Supermarket Shopping: Generics Versus “Name” Brands

Buying Generic Supermarket Products Versus Name Brands Or Store Brands The question always comes that asks whether or not it is worth saving the money buying pure generic products at the supermarket, or paying more to buy the “name” brands. Still another option is to purchase the store brand, whose price will typically fall somewhere between the other two. What is the answer?
Finance Do Not Do

The Do Not Do’s Of Finance

Have you ever made a stupid financial decision that you came to regret later? If so, then join the club. We have all made...
Pay Mortgage Before Credit Card

3 Reasons Why You Should Pay The Mortgage Before Your Credit...

I was reading a disturbing article the other day about people falling into financial trouble. Many individuals are making their credit card payments on...
Consolidate Student Loans

How To Consolidate Your Student Loans

When it comes to student loans, the landscape has certainly changed. Lenders who used to be major players in the game have disappeared, and...
Financial Moves Make Beginning Year

5 Financial Moves To Make In The Beginning Of The Year

The new year is full of promise and optimism by many of us. I always chuckle when I go to the gym in early...
Great Personal Finance Books

4 Great Personal Finance Books to Help You Get Out of...

Getting out of debt is by no means an easy process but it is definitely an achievable goal. Eliminating debt requires discipline, patience, and a solid financial...
Discount Cards Danger

The Danger Of Discount Cards

Store discount cards are popping up everywhere now, from your local grocery store to warehouse clubs. These cards are promoted as a way for...
Credit Card Use Sense

When Does It Make Sense To Use A Credit Card?

In a perfect world you would never have to use a credit card for any purchases. Everything that you want could be paid for...
Effective Ways Reduce Debt

3 Simple and Effective Ways To Reduce Your Debt

When you're in debt, it feels like you'll never clear the outstanding balance and get back to normal.  While you're never going to make...
Fat Tax Revenue

Is A Fat Tax A Legitimate Source of Tax Revenue?

I was reading an article today about how the governor of New York David Paterson is including a "fat tax" in the 2010 budget. According to the...