5 small changes to help you reduce your monthly spend

Many people think that the only way of drastically changing their financial lives is by making some big life changes. Although ditching that car and moving into a small home can definitely deliver great results, there are several more small steps you can take to make a positive impact on your monthly/yearly budget. Let’s take[…]

Top 6 hidden costs that can trip up your travel budget

A weaker euro and pound has made international travel even more attractive for the average US tourist, especially in a year when the dollar was already going great guns and has been the strongest in the past one decade. Nevertheless, any sort of travel these days involves so many hidden expenses such as tourist taxes,[…]

Review of the Best Online Budget Software

Very few actually enjoy the task of budgeting. Understanding and maintaining a cash flow system for income, bills and savings each month takes equal parts effort and time – and when the numbers fail to create a surplus, the big bad “b” word turns into a despised chore. Fortunately, the fusion of technology and innovation[…]

This is how to cut your monthly food bill in half…according to the internet.

There are tons of articles out there about how you can save tons of money on your food budget. For some reason, when the question is presented, critics and advice givers come crawling out of the woodwork and all over the place to throw in their two cents on the subject. Don’t get me wrong,[…]

8 Purchases and Whether to Buy them New or Used

  Let’s face it, we all want NICE things. From a nice car to a nice house to dinner at a really nice restaurant where you don’t have the option of coloring the menus. Problem is, the nicer things in life tend to be a lot more expensive than the not-so-nice things. What’s great now[…]

Is it Expensive to Refinance My Home?

Home ownership is one of the goals most individuals, both young and old, strive to achieve. In healthy market environments, real estate appreciates in value creating a long-term asset that generates the potential for a substantial return over time. Fortunately, becoming a home owner does not have to be a difficult task in terms of[…]

Top 6 money management methods that always deliver

Tired of the constant unsolicited financial advice given by the so-called money experts in your environment? These people could be anyone including your relatives, friends or even acquaintances that you often run into during your morning walks! While one may urge you to invest into blue-chip stocks, others may consider them an absolute waste. Your[…]

6 Reasons Why You Should Feel Okay about Not Being Rich

  For many of us, our lives are a constant search to find more ways to make money. Diversifying our portfolios, maximizing our returns on investments, and slaving away to lock down that next opportunity to earn a promotion and that corner office. All together or even individually, these searches and motivations are not bad[…]