shady celebrities that got busted for Tax Evasion

If you think the rich and famous don’t have to worry about taxes, think again. The taxman waits for no one, not even celebrities, as these hot shots learned the hard way. Chuck Berry: Failing to file tax returns One of the original rock and roll superstars, Chuck Berry, has enjoyed fame and fortune since the […]

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We’ve all heard the cliché, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Thank goodness there are people who took it to heart and never gave up on their dreams. Believe it or not, there are some very well-known and hugely successful people, many of whom changed their industries and had an impact on […]

easy cash

Going to college can be the best time of your life, but it can also be the hardest time, financially. It’s difficult to strike the perfect balance between school and work when you need to ensure you make enough money, while still leaving enough time for studying. Also, as the old saying goes, all work […]

warranty period expired

All right, I’ll admit it; I’m a real cynic. I always think there’s a hidden agenda. Furthermore, I still think there may be a scam hiding in every offer made by a retail business. So, when I purchase an electronic gadget and get offered the extended warranty, my suspicion is automatically aroused. Are extended warranties […]

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It seems like at least a few times a week I’m finding love letters from credit card companies in my mailbox. They all want my business and they’re all trying to tempt me with offers of low, low introductory rates or extra bonuses. I must say, a lot of those offers are pretty enticing. I […]

Skateboard Professor

Have you hit a career slump? If so, it may be time for a major change. Maybe this means becoming more qualified or specialized in your current field, but you may even be considering going back to college to earn a new degree. But is it too late? Is there a point in life where […]

freshman care package

It seems like just yesterday you brought your little bundle of joy home from the hospital and then you blinked and it seems like their first tooth, entire grade school career, first school dance, and high school graduation all happened in that one instant…and now Junior’s off to college! Dry your eyes. It may seem […]

Bitcoin

For those of you who’ve heard the buzz but have no idea what it is, Bitcoin is an internationally available, anonymous, electronic form of currency (known as cryptocurrency) that’s unregulated by any one government or institution. It’s traded on Bitcoin exchanges, just like other currencies are traded in stock markets. It’s been around since 2009, […]

ways to save money

Is your budget so tight it squeaks? Most people do find it hard to get out of the paycheck to paycheck cycle. I know it’s hard to believe, but there are always more ways to tighten things up and find a little extra money. And when it comes to saving money, a little extra can go […]

disney

Despite my age (suffice it to say I’m older than 12), Walt Disney World is still one of my favorite places on the planet…and it’s a pretty big planet! Disney always impresses me with their cleanliness, efficiency, awesome staff, and their awe-inspiring ability to take a theme and run with it. I’m probably as hard-core […]

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When it comes to shopping, you’ve got it down to a science; you budget, haggle, comparison shop, and find the bargains. You always make sure you’re getting maximum bang for your buck. But what about those everyday household products? Are you sure you’re getting all your money’s worth? Most household product packaging just isn’t designed […]

Business Man in Finish Line

Well, here we are, starting another new year! It’s the time of year when we’re all inspired to work on improving our health, lifestyle, and finances once again. We renew our commitment to betterment in general and promise ourselves that this is the year we make it happen. Then, usually by about February or so, […]

best travel deals

Wondering what to give your loved one as a gift this holiday season? What do you give the person who seems to already have it all? How about something different this year that you can both enjoy – like a vacation to your dream destination! What a big, beautiful planet we’ve got to explore! It […]

top 50 credit unions in the United States

Dealing with the bank is a necessary evil in today’s world. It’s impossible to get through life without some major dealings with those huge, faceless institutions. For starters, this isn’t our grandmother’s world where we can keep our money safely tucked away under our mattress, right? So, right from the get-go, you’re almost paralyzed if […]

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With the holidays quickly approaching, there may not be much time left before your house is filled with hungry holiday revelers. Baking or cooking super fancy, impressive dishes can seem like an intimidating task to take on but is usually more straightforward than it looks. After all, you’ve been on Pinterest for a month solid, […]

Wedding Finances

You’re getting married!! Woot, woot! Well, that gives you about a year to save up for your big day, but how do you know how much you’ll need? That depends, of course on what your idea of a dream wedding is. Local event or destination wedding? All-out glamorous affair or down-home backyard party? As much […]

Auto Refinance Rates

You may be asking yourself: What do people with excellent credit even need credit for, anyway? They’re clearly good with money, can obviously afford to pay with cash, so what gives? Whether or not you have acceptable credit is something you may not give much thought to….until you’re sitting across from the loan officer. But […]