Buying Used Items

You have certainly needed or wanted something in your lifetime.  And, what do you do when you want or need to buy an item?  You most likely go to a store or a website and purchase whatever it is you are looking for correct?  That is normally what I do for … [Read More...]

Investing

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Bid and Ask – Understand These Terms Before Trading Stocks

A little over a decade ago, trading stocks on the internet gained a lot of traction, turning millions of people into self-directed investors. This fairly new style of investor doesn't rely on money managers or financial advisors to make their investment … [Read More...]

Infographics

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Infographic Of The Day – Who Is “Financially Competent?”

Infographics are a fantastic way to learn for those that prefer a visual representation of subject matter.  Once a week, I will feature an infographic that details a basic financial concept with stunning clarity.  As a blog dedicated to financial education and … [Read More...]

Home Insurance: The Top 5 Strangest Questions Ever Asked

The questions that people ask on the internet can be staggering. From a man asking the readers of Yahoo Answers where they should hide a body, to a girl asking for advice because her new boyfriend isn’t texting her back. To reassure you, the first one was … [Read More]

How to Get a Small-Business Loan — Even With Bad Credit

Getting a small-business loan when you have less-than-perfect credit can seem like a Sisyphean task, especially in today’s economic climate where banks are unwilling to loan to any company without an excellent credit score. But your company’s poor credit … [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]