Saving money for retirement is something that just about everyone knows they should be doing. The sad reality, however, is that very few of us are actually saving enough money to allow us to be able to enjoy a financially comfortable retirement. So, how much money should we be saving each month towards our retirement? […]

Home Buyer's Guide

For decades, the idea of buying a home has been one of the biggest parts of living the great American dream. Recently the nation has seen one of the worst financial periods in recent memory surrounding the housing market. Banks were over eager when it came to lending money, especially to those who were less than […]

When it comes to planning for our financial future, many Americans are content to live carefree in the knowledge that worrying about tomorrow will only ruin a perfectly good today. But there are some of us who have accepted the reality that to secure a stable financial future, we need to start planning for it today. […]

Apple Pay

Earlier today Apple announced their newest product, a mobile payment system called Apple Pay. This new feature aims to revolutionize the “fairly antiquated payments process” using a near field communication (NFC) antenna, Touch ID, the Passbook application, and something called a “Secure Element”, a dedicated chip that stores encrypted payment information. According to industry experts, […]

Your credit score is your financial passport. It is needed to secure a line of credit, open a bank account, get a home or auto loan, and sometimes even to secure employment. But what do you do when your score is below a “fair” rating? Is there any way to repair your credit score on […]

We all wish we could have a little extra cash now and then. But did you know that an extra income could be easier than you may think? The world is becoming more and more dependent on the world wide web, and because of that, there is an increase in money making opportunities available online. […]

Weird Facts About Money

Money makes the world go round. The Federal Reserve estimates that there is currently $1.7 trillion in U.S. Currency currently in circulation. We all use it, but how much do we know about it? Here are some off-the-wall facts about money that you likely never knew: A penny costs 2.4 cents to manufacture. Yes, it […]

Saving money is a difficult task for many people in America today. The concept of “saving now to be able to enjoy later” is a hard one to grasp, but one that could make the difference between financial disaster and financial freedom in the future. One of the biggest groups of Americans who struggle with […]

FICO, the creator of the most widely used credit scoring software, announced on Thursday that it will be releasing its newest product very soon. FICO® Score 9 will include three major changes which could potentially impact millions of consumers across America who are currently struggling with certain kinds of debt. Related article: 9 Reasons Why Some […]