Archives for August 2013

How To Answer The Most Asked Interview Questions [Infographic]

If you’re in the midst of a job hunt, this infographic is a must read. It will prepare you for what the authors state are the most asked interview questions–and how to answer them. I must say I was surprised at how many job interview questions and answers they present. There’s no such thing as […]

Dividend Aristocrats 2013: 25+ Years Increasing Dividend Payout

Investors love Dividend Stocks. They rely on them for their portfolio because they provide a guaranteed additional income. During the last recession (any recession really) your other available options for income, CD’s and Bonds, tanked. They were no longer the less risky investment option because their payout dropped. They dropped so low that investors are […]

AA for Hoarders | Hoarders Anonymous: Kill Your Hoarding Side

Are you holding onto old movies you don’t watch and don’t really plan on watching again? You might be an undercover hoarder. Holding on to music CDs of lame country musicians and Hannah Montana that you hate? You might be an overt hoarder. Still clutching onto your Panasonic 3DO from 1994? Well, that’s actually pretty […]

College Students and Credit

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy. College is the first big step away from home for many young men and women. With this new independence often comes the first credit card. Whether it’s intended “just for emergencies” or whether a student runs their entire […]

Why It Hurts All Of Us: The Financial Cost of Obesity [Infographic]

What is the financial cost of obesity? It’s a high one-and more. It’s your health. It’s not being able to do what you want to do. It’s years off your life. It’s doing too young. And obesity is something that is attacking us all-financially. See why in the obesity infographic below. Whether you’re a nutritionist […]

How To Build a Budget That Works: Part One

If I’m being honest-and honesty is something I rely on blogging for-I didn’t have a budget most of my life. I had NO idea how to manage money. None. Zip. Zilch. I was totally clueless about money and what to do with it. Sure I knew people put money in savings accounts but growing up […]

Generate Income Through Peer-to-Peer Lending

With CDs and other fixed income products paying laughable yields, investors are searching for places to park their money and earn a decent interest rate. In a previous article, I wrote about 8 ways to earn income when interest rates suck. One of the options that I mentioned, peer-to-peer lending, has started to catch momentum as […]

Quitting Your Job [Infographic]: Is It Really The Way To Your Dreams?

Are you bored of your job? People all over the blog-o-sphere may be telling you to QUIT and pursue your dreams. Is that the best course of action? Maybe. But maybe not. Take a look at this week’s infographic to get an idea if that is the wisest thing to do. There is always an […]

How to Have Fun While in Debt

One of the toughest parts about getting out of debt is having to miss out on social events. Socializing can be very expensive depending on what you choose to do. My husband’s best friend is getting married next weekend. This past weekend was the bachelor party and a stark reminder about how expensive socializing can […]

What are Stock Dividends?

If you’re unfamiliar with Stock Dividends the best way to describe it is a sum paid out regularly (usually quarterly) by a company to it’s shareholders. Where does this sum come from? Normally out of profits or company reserves. Not bad, eh? You buy a stock and then get paid back a regular and consistent […]