3 Hidden Fees to Watch for When Refinancing Your Mortgage

Refinancing your mortgage may seem like a great opportunity in this market, but it could be the wrong choice for you, even if it ends up lowering your monthly payments. There are certain fees and such that you need to be aware of before you take the plunge. Take a look at a couple that ... read more

Are You Financially Sexy?


Everyone over at Budgets Are Sexy knows that proper money management is a sexy thing. They believe that budgeting creates confidence, which in turn, is sexy. But how do you measure financial sexiness? According to financial planner Shannon from Financially Blonde, you don’t have to be a millionaire to be financially sexy. She believes you ... read more

How to Identify a Realtor Has YOUR interests In Mind


by David Glenn Buying a new home is one of the most significant personal decisions that you will ever have to make. Since it can be such a big decision, it would be a good idea to work with a realtor, who can help you to find a great home and to negotiate a fair ... read more

5 Things Small Businesses Should Invest In


by: David Glenn When running a small business, you should invest wisely in the organization. While this sounds good in theory, many do not know where to put their money. Of course, this is not hard if you can think of your long-term goals for the organization. With that in mind, here are five things ... read more

3 Important Money Lessons from Game of Thrones


For all you nerds out there (me included), season 4 of Game of Thrones premieres his weekend! In order to celebrate, we thought we’d take a look at some important money lessons you can learn from the hit HBO series. After all, money and finance are very closely tied to the plot of the show. ... read more

Steps to Finding the Right Home


Searching for a home is fun, but it quickly overloads folks. The first thing to do is get a clipboard from the office supply store and boost some notebook paper from the kids. Taking notes and making charts is essential to a home search. When seekers decide which neighborhood fits them, it’s time to narrow ... read more

Save Money and Build Willpower With a Spending Freeze


There are many reasons why you might want to try out a spending freeze. Maybe you’re looking to jump start your savings. Or maybe you’ve been bad about your budget lately and need a way to get back on track. Or maybe you’d like to work on your “anti-purchase muscles” and focus on what’s really ... read more

3 Painless Ways to Save Thousands

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Saving money doesn’t always have to be a chore. Sometimes the best way to save a lot of money is to not really think about it at all. Here are 3 savings techniques that can help you steadily prepare for the future: Schedule Periodic Transfers This is a good option if you can automatically move ... read more