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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 … [Read More...]

Investing

Index Funds

Investing in the stock market can be a very intimidating proposition. There are over 9000 individual stocks to choose from on the major exchanges, then you have the pink sheets, exchange traded funds, sector funds, preferred stocks, foreign investments, ADRs, … [Read More...]

Infographics

Financial Life Cycle [Infographic]

From the moment we enter this life till the day we exit it, we progress through several different financial life cycle stages. I love the bird's eye view of this week's infographic illustration of these financial life cycle stages.Upon looking at this life … [Read More...]

Great Non-Stock Investment Options for the Risk Averse

All investments incur some form of risk, but none quite as much as stocks. Given the volatility of stocks, some potential investors might be inherently averse to holding most of their assets in this format.On the plus side, the stock market is not the only … [Read More]

Get on Top of Debt: Pay Your Bills

One of the biggest problems facing everyday folks in the US is medical insurance. This is especially true in the absence of the personal mandate for Obamacare. Now that there are no longer any tax penalties in place, the IRS cannot punish folks for not having … [Read More]

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Worst Mistakes Novice Investors Should Avoid at All Costs

For some people, investing is a talent, like being an artist. For most others, investing is something that should be learned. When you start out as an investor, not everything will be rosy. While you are allowed to make some minor mistakes, it’s very important … [Read More]

1 Out Of 9 Credit Scores Increased Overnight

1 Out Of 9 Credit Scores Increased Overnight

How would you like an overnight increase in your credit score, through no action of your own? An estimated 11% of Americans experienced an immediate credit boost as of April 16. It wasn't a visit from the Credit Fairy, but rather the result of regulatory … [Read More]

Is Bitcoin Worth the Risk?

Is This the Right Time to Jump into the Cryptocurrency Game?

After Bitcoin’s meteoric rise, there was a soaring interest in cryptocurrency. But, as the flagship cryptocurrency continues to tumble, many became hesitant to get in the game. … [Read More]

Bitcoin Market Changes

What is Causing the Bitcoin Decline?

Bitcoin made headlines last year after reaching meteoric heights. At one point, each Bitcoin was valued at over $19,000, driving up interest in cryptocurrency investments.But since that peak, the Bitcoin decline left many who aren’t familiar with … [Read More]