Personal Finance

Are Energy-Efficient Home Upgrades Affordable?

October 2, 2015
Are Energy-Efficient Home Upgrades Affordable?

Green homes are not just a trend anymore – energy-efficient upgrades are a great way for current homeowners to invest in their properties and save on utility costs simultaneously. Although green living is responsible, it comes at a price. However, many of these costs can be subsidized through government programs and energy expenditure cuts. Deciding […]

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Simplify the Car-Buying Process With These 4 Tips

September 28, 2015
Simplify the car buying process

Everybody loves owning a new car, but nobody enjoys the process of buying one. Let’s face it — when it comes to places where you want to spend as little time as possible, a car dealership runs a close second to the dentist’s office. But it doesn’t have to be like that. With some preparation […]

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Understanding Your 401(k) Options

September 22, 2015
Understanding Your 401k options

  While your employer’s 401(k) plan is intended to help you establish and manage a retirement savings account that meets your current and future needs, understanding your 401(k) options isn’t always intuitive. Here’s a look at some common features that 401(k) plans include, and how the terms, features and benefits associated with these accounts impact […]

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Is Life Insurance a Good Investment?

September 9, 2015
is life insurance a good investment

Many people are under the mistaken impression that life insurance is too expensive. While some kinds of life insurance can be more expensive than others, there are many different kinds of policies out there such that you can find one to meet your needs. One of the most popular kinds of life insurance is known […]

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Go Portable to Save on These Big-Ticket Household Items

September 3, 2015
Go Portable to Save Money & Hassle on These Big-Ticket Household Items

Are you debating whether to go portable or permanent on your next big household purchase? If you hate the hassle of a complicated setup and hiring additional help and are looking for a bargain without compromising quality, the choice is clear: Buy the portable version. Check out these portable luxury goods that not only meet […]

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The Ultimate Retirement Plan Guide Every Small Business Owner Needs

September 2, 2015

In terms of retirement plans, most large organizations choose the 401 (k) since it suits their needs perfectly. But in the case of small business owners, this might be different since they have a broader range of options to choose from. Any self-directed plan including IRAs and SEPs will be sufficient for their use. But, […]

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Leaving Corporate Security Behind: Are You Ready?

August 21, 2015
Leaving Corporate Security Behind: Are You Ready?

Once upon a time finding a cushy office job with a regular salary and great benefits was the dream. Unfortunately, that dream is quickly becoming unattainable for the vast majority of job seekers. Corporate downsizing, terrible corporate culture mechanisms, etc., have all made it incredibly difficult to find this type of job and even harder […]

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