I've done a lot of traveling in recent weeks. Not only have I moved across the country, but other than that, I've also gone on several small trips, including a trip to Dallas. In these few months, … [Read more...] about How To Protect Your Identity While Traveling
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Many consumers are aware that a credit score is an important part of their finances. In recent years, a credit score has become an indicator of your financial wellbeing and reputation. Even … [Read more...] about Do You Know What REALLY Affects Your Credit Score?
The economy was in a tailspin a few years ago, and although things have improved, many people are finding themselves either unemployed or underemployed. We all need to make sacrifices at times in … [Read more...] about 10 Ways To Save Money When You’re On A Tight Budget
If you're anything like me you probably like keeping your expenses to the minimum - while at the same time not sacrificing so much that you're living an austere existence. You don't mind giving up … [Read more...] about How To Watch TV For Free Or Cheap Without Paying For Cable
In this tough economy, a lot of people are looking for jobs, or for one reason or another have just quit their job. If you've spent some time and effort -- and money -- on your job search this year, … [Read more...] about Looking For A Job? Don’t Forget The Tax Deductions!
One of the big financial and life milestones that our society still values is the purchase of a home. We assume that a home is going to be a solid investment, even if it's more of an emotional … [Read more...] about Are You Ready Financially And Emotionally To Buy A Home?
One of the most important things you can do for your financial security is to build an emergency fund. Unfortunately, many Americans aren't prepared with a fund that they can tap in the event of a … [Read more...] about Is It Time to Dip Into Your Emergency Fund?
One of the budgeting techniques that has gained some popularity in recent years is the zero based budget. In this budget, you make sure that every dollar is accounted for at the beginning of the … [Read more...] about Is A Zero Based Budget Right For You?
For the most part, bankruptcy should be the action of last resort when it comes to your money issues. However, there are times when bankruptcy really is the last option you have left. If you have … [Read more...] about How To Recover After Bankruptcy
Going to college can be stressful in so many ways. If you are just getting out of high school, you are being pushed into the real world on your own. Your responsibilities just increased ten-fold. You … [Read more...] about Ways To Pay For College Without Breaking The Bank
Building good credit is a years-long process, while destroying credit only takes a few bad decisions. With this in mind, it’s important for new credit users to avoid the many mistakes which lead to b … [Read more...] about How To Avoid Falling Into A Bad Credit Score