3 Things To Know When Buying Your First Used Car

It’s a good option to buy a used car when you’re looking for a quality vehicle but you’re on a serious budget. However, just because it’s a sensible choice to buy a used car doesn’t mean you don’t have to be smart about your choices.

Personal Financial Update, AUG 2019

I’m going to give a brief overview of my personal financial situation and go over a few main points of focus. I’ll be posting regular updates on my progress. Wealth Building I’ve been saving and investing for years. Currently, I’m putting around $1,000 a month into various funds and cash accounts. This is spread across […]

Overcoming the Hold Money Has on Your Life

They say that money can’t buy you happiness, yet daily people stress and struggle to obtain it. Yes, having money is necessary to buy things you need and want, but life isn’t to be defined by how much money you have or the possessions you own. All too often, people are so focused on paying […]

10 Productive Things To Do When You Are Bored

What do you do when you are bored? Do you waste time on social media or watch TV? As an alternative, I’m going to offer some productive uses of your time. 1. Go to the gym There is probably no better way to relieve stress and overcome boredom than with a good workout. If you […]

Finance 101

A Beginners Guide to Finances If you are just starting out in your journey of financial education and wealth building, or if you have some debt and want to pay it off and start building wealth, then this primer is a good place to start.  I’m going to run through some budgeting and wealth building […]

Eating Out Versus Cooking at Home

It is common sense that cooking your own food will save you money.  But how much can you save? And, what about some of the other benefits of cooking for yourself?  Can a case be made for eating out? I’m going to look at some of the details of cooking versus eating out. Eating Out […]

What You Should Know About Buy One Get One Free

We’ve all seen “Buy One, Get One Free” advertisements. It’s the single simple word “free” that allures us as consumers to buy a certain item or shop at a particular store. Be clear that these sales tactics are not due to the charitable nature of corporations but because they are great marketing and sales techniques […]

Here’s How to Borrow Money On Your Car and Still Drive It

A title loan on your vehicle gives you the ability to obtain a loan and use your car as collateral. This is a high-risk strategy to obtain money, and you should understand that it is not only risky, but you’ll also need to meet certain criteria. Are you looking for ways to borrow money on […]

Keep Warm This Winter: How to Save Money on Oil Heat

If you are heating your home with heating oil, you know that prices can fluctuate wildly over time. I personally have an oil furnace, and I’ve paid anywhere from $1.95 per gallon up to near $3.00 a gallon in a three-year time span. So, what can you do to save on fuel? How to Save […]