10 Benefits of Going To Community College

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“I wanted to race cars. I didn’t like school, and all I wanted to do was to work on cars. But right before I graduated, I got into a really bad car accident, and I spent that summer in the … Read More

12 Ways To Save Money On A Tight Budget

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How to save money on a tight budget? It may seem impossible for the 54% of Americans who live paycheck-to-paycheck or the nearly 40% of people earning $100,000 per year who are also similarly strained. There is no shame in … Read More

10 Steps To Creating A Sound Financial Plan

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Everything goes better when there is a thoughtful plan in place. Whether single, married, and with children, you should build a financial plan that best fits your lifestyle now and in the future. Everyone needs a financial plan to help … Read More

Money Lessons From 5 Favorite Classic Novels

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We often can’t see our own mistakes through our rose-colored lenses. Instead, we can see errors more easily made by others when we are less emotional. The same happens when we find colorful characters in fiction who make blunders we … Read More

How To Pay Down Your Debt For Better Financial Health

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You can reach financial success but you need to manage your debt wisely. Be ready to tackle some tough choices and trade-offs if you are aiming to grow and accumulate wealth. Your planning should start as early as possible so … Read More

How To Pay For College: A Family Guide

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  You got into your college of choice. How to pay for college? The latest student loan statistics reflect  $1.56 trillion held by 43.2 million student borrowers by an average of $39,351.  College education leads to higher income, job security, … Read More

A Guide To Your Child’s Credit Report: Pros and Cons

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It seems our job as parents of teens keep getting harder. Are they on drugs? Alcohol binging? Is their credit report alright? Yes, they can have credit issues! Once you have debt and payment history, what and when you borrowed, … Read More

Ten Commandments of Saving Money

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“Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.” Warren Buffett Warren Buffett’s quotes are timeless, reflecting his wisdom. His words on saving and investments are inspiring. Saving money is the cornerstone of a … Read More

Best 43 Quotes On This Independence Day

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Originally published on July 2, 2019, updated on June 30, 2021. The Fourth of July is approaching, with images of fireworks, hot dogs, hamburgers, and apple pie. It is a favorite time in our household, sans the apple pie as … Read More

What You Need To Know About A Sinking Fund

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We all have something special we’d like to buy for our home or in life. That old couch that has seen better days in your living room begging for a replacement or a vacation you thought about for a long … Read More