Archives for November 2013

Reasons to Have Good Credit

In this day and age, it seems like a good credit score is necessary to move forward with almost any new chapter of your life. Whether you are buying a car, house, or just applying for a credit card, a clean and full history seems like the key to Emerald City. We have all heard […]

The Facts about the Obamacare Tax Credits

It’s been said, a fool and his money are soon parted.  The rest of us wait for April 15th.  But that might be about to change.  There is real gold tucked inside the health care laws complex tax credits if you’re willing to dig a little. If your family makes less than $94,000 per year, […]

Save Money Driving – Fuel Saving Tips 11 – 15

Are you driving to see family this holiday season? Taking a road trip to see the fam can be cheaper and more (or less) convenient than taking a flight. If you haven’t noticed, in the past 10 days fuel prices have dropped 50 cents in many areas across the country. But don’t be deceived, they’re […]

Should I cover my wedding rings under home insurance?

Here’s a story. My paternal grandfather was a gemologist. That’s a fancy word to say he was a specialist in precious stones and gems. He worked many years for a high-end Canadian jeweler and had a very successful career. It goes without saying, given my grandfathers position, that my grandmother had a lot of very […]

Investing 101 | Put Compound Interest to Work

Whether we understand compound interest or not, we will ALL hit those golden years and have a desire to quit the work force. The separating factor between those who continue to work and those who retire is that some planned for it and others did not. Those who planned probably heard about that mathematical magic […]

Movember – Grow Your Mo

Movember has arrived and it’s not too late for you to join in. It’s an incredible month of men’s health awareness and bringing back old-timey mustaches. Checkout the Movember website. The rules are simply. Shave. Grow your stache out all month long. Help create awareness about men’s prostate health. And enjoy a nice clean shave […]