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Should You Tap Into Your Home’s Equity

If you own your home, then you may have equity in the property. If you do, then should you tap this locked up equity and use it? There is no black and white answer. Some uses of your home’s equity are foolish while others can help you build wealth. I’m going … [Read More...]

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Financial Calculators Can Now Be Found Here

My objective when launching this site was to create a valuable resource for people in need of financial information. One goal in particular was to launch several, easy to use calculators to help people make tough economic decisions. Today, I'm happy to say … [Read More...]

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Sandile Shezi – The Story of the South African Who Beat the Odds

Sandile Shezi is the man you see in the picture to your left, and his story is one that you would not first think of when looking at this picture. However, Sandile is currently South Africa’s youngest millionaire, at the tender age of 23, but did not inherit … [Read More...]

How to Prioritize Debt Payments

One of the biggest questions out there is how does one prioritize debt payments. Should I pay my student loans off first or my credit card? Should I be simultaneously putting money aside towards my savings with a 401k or Roth IRA? These are all great questions … [Read More]

Yes, Confidentiality Applies to eCommerce Stores

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy.It can be challenging to keep up with all of the laws as they change. As the last months of the business quarter count down to the end of the year, many of … [Read More]

What to Look for When Shopping for Small Business Banking

Only a year and a half ago my partner John and I started a small business together. Of course, we want to share the finances, which required us to open a small business banking account. It involved a bit more than we anticipated. Merely visiting your current … [Read More]

Is Home Insurance Worth Your While?

Homeowners insurance – you’re often not legally required to have it (though sometimes are) and it’s the type of thing that you theoretically could never use, but the truth is that home insurance is truly invaluable. It’s easy to tell yourself, “I’ll probably … [Read More]

How Taking Control Of Your Finances Changes Your Life

I don't know many people who, from first dollar in hand, knew exactly how to control their money. Learning how to control your finances is a learned skill. Some people are fortunate enough to have learned valuable skills from their parents or other role models … [Read More]

Ways To Make More Money: Part Two

There are quite literally millions of (legal) ways to make money. Most people get a job and work at said job as their only income source never really doing much about ways to make more money. They want more money, but few people actually do something about … [Read More]