More Tips From “The Simple Dollar”Yesterday I told you about a website I found and the founder, Trent Hamm. We have more of his simple rules today.
Too Much Debt Will Sink YouAccording to The National Foundation for Credit Counseling, 39% of consumers who use credit cards carry more than $8,000 of debt.
Teaching Teens Money Management BasicsA 2007 survey of teens by Charles Schwab & Co. found less than half are able to budget their money effectively.
Car Smarts: Drive For LessWhen it comes to getting around town, get more mileage out of your money.
Considering A Loan From Your Retirement PlanMost financial experts say borrowing from your 401k should be a last resort. But what’s the catch?
Budget For Emergency SavingsEstablishing an emergency savings plan is one of your most important financial moves.
Reduce Temptation: Slow The Deluge Of Junk Mail & Calls Unsolicited credit card offers are more than just spending temptations. They are also potential opportunities for identity thieves.
Debt & The Compulsive SpenderAt what point does a fun shopping habit become a debt-causing addiction? Are you a compulsive shopper?
Travel Without Breaking The BudgetIt is nearly time to plan the family’s summer getaway. Don’t let a burden of debt displace your happy vacation memories.
When Is The Perfect Time To Buy Your First Home?The state of the economy offers mixed news for first-time homebuyers. However, on the bright side, real estate prices appear to be stabilizing.
Watch Sports For Free: Top 5 Sports Bars In BostonSports bars are great for hot wings, draft beer and watching the game with fans. But they are awesome for their high-def, giant television screens.
Keeping Afloat With Reduced Work HoursThe U.S. Labor Department reports that companies are cutting hours for more workers due to the slowing economy. Learn how to stay afloat.
Feed A Family For $5.55Food prices in the U.S. are rising at the same time as many families are struggling to make healthier choices. Eat smarter for less.
Personal Bankruptcy, The BasicsBankruptcy is a legal process that can eliminate unsecured debt or establish a repayment plan for a portion or all of a consumer’s debts.