ROI of Good Deeds

We’ve all heard the saying ‘no good deed goes unpunished’ but it isn’t always the case. Sometimes those good deeds are not only appreciated, they are also rewarded with a financial boon. We’re thinking this means there’s an economic value for being a good person, so we decided to illustrate exactly why. Let’s start with […]

5 Reasons why a personal loan is better than the alternative

No one ever thinks the worst will happen. “What if?” can be a scary question. But it’s a question that needs to be asked, particularly when it comes to personal finance. The sad truth is that many Americans are woefully unprepared for a financial disaster such as the loss of a job or the sudden […]

You’ve had it. The mob bosses in charge of your money – otherwise known as your bank – have taken you to the cleaners one too many times. They like to post debits before credits and their on-line balances can lag a day behind. You start to ask yourself, Good question. According to a 2013 […]

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How to Spot a Fake Email

Those hackers. They’re always coming up with a new way to bilk you out of your money. And it’s not just money they’re after. Sometimes they want your personal information too. Or for you to click on a link that infects your computer with spyware. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to tell if an […]

Have you ever wondered how you rank compared to others when it comes to managing your finances? Well, look no further! Spend 5 minutes answering the following questions to see if you are a wasteful spender like Snooki                           or a savvy saver […]

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Another New Year has arrived, and with that usually comes a new resolution or two. Have you decided to shed those extra pounds this year? Spend more time with the family? Let’s face it, we’ve all made at least one of those common resolutions before, but how successful have we been in the past? Perhaps […]

wasting money

It’s the little things in life that make all the difference in the world. The same thing can be said about money. A few pennies here and there can quickly add up. Think about it this way: Ten cents times ten cents is a dollar. If you keep multiplying by ten you quickly reach 100. […]

Hidden Cash

Are you a cash stasher? More and more people are. Despite reports that the Great Recession is well behind us, people are still keeping their money out of banks. In fact, according to a Gallup poll conducted in June of this year, 28% of Americans have “very little confidence” in banks. Maybe that’s why we’ve noticed […]