From a student perspective, taking a car to college sounds like a great idea. Many parents, however, take a different stance. It doesn't matter if you are a student or parent, there are things to consider before making this very important decision. ...

Wanderer posted a comment on 5 Things You Should Be Saving For 2 months ago

In the event you need to consider what is first? Think "Emergencies" as we have see they can be a life changer such as the weather extremes and our health. For many retirement appears to be far off but setting aside a small amount each paycheck can b

For many people, spending money is more exciting than saving. Even if this is your belief, it doesn’t mean you should spend every less dime without ever putting any money in the bank. There are many reasons why people neglect to save, with this bein ...

Wanderer posted a comment on Credit Card Fees: Watch for These 2 months ago

Good points to be aware of. Sometimes the fees can offset the advantages of the card rewards.

ChrisB created new blog entry Credit Card Fees: Watch for These in Credit Cards 3 months ago

It doesn’t matter if you’re searching for a new credit card or learning more about the one you already have, there’s an important question to answer: are you familiar with the fees associated with the card?Unless you can answer “yes” with 100 percent ...

Are you having a difficult time obtaining an unsecured credit card? Is this the result of no credit or bad credit? Have you given up on the process?While an unsecured credit card may be out of the question for the time being, there’s another option t ...

When you step foot into a local grocery store or order pickup or delivery online, you will have two things on your mind: Finding and buying everything you need Saving money along the way It is easy to put a variety of items in your cart. It is ...

There are many reasons to consider a home equity loan. It's a great way to consolidate debt, pay off medical expenses, or take on a home improvement project. However, before you head down this path, you should become familiar with the many fees asso ...

Are you considering the thought of refinancing your mortgage? Before you make a decision, take a strong look at the potential advantages of doing so. There are times when this makes good sense, and times when you would be better off sticking with yo ...

Some additional information. Insurance Agents have tools today where they can enter the required information for a quote and hit several companies at the same time. My own general agency can obtain quotes from 17 to 23 insurers in one pass. They have

Are you buying car insurance for the first time? Are you interested in changing to a new provider for one reason or another? If you answer yes to either question, you know that finding affordable, quality coverage is extremely important. As challeng ...

1. Having the strength to say no. 2. Ability to differentiate necessary from unnecessary purchases. and 3. Being patient. The three points make sense. The hardest part is to focus and stay the course once you accept the points. Similar to a diet to l

Being frugal is easier said than done. Even though you may be interested in saving money, no matter what it takes, if you don’t have the right mental approach you will find yourself coming up short. Once you change your approach, it will not be long ...

This is part 2 of an overview on inflation. We discuss what the media/experts are saying about inflation and how to protect yourself from high inflation. Please feel free to post any follow up questions or comments in the comments section below. Wha ...

As you have probably seen in the news lately, a lot of people, companies, and government representatives are talking about inflation. Given inflation can be one of the most impactful things to you and your savings, I wanted to write a few articles to ...

Creating a budget is a big step on the path to a better financial life. However, maintaining your budget is even more important. Even if you start with good intentions, over time it is possible to get off track if you don’t know what you are doing. ...

Wanderer posted a comment on 3 Reasons You Need an Emergency Fund 11 months ago

Great subject! In light of our current pandemic many a person has commented they were glad the family had set aside some money to help them with the life basics. Toss in an unusual weather event and it can be over the top. Hard sometimes to build a s

When you look at your emergency fund what do you see? While some people are happy with the amount of money they have saved, others come to realize the following: they need to make up ground in a hurry. Nobody wants to be faced with an emergency, but ...

Finance Globe created new blog post 5 Tips for Buying a Car in 2021 in Buying a Car 12 months ago

With 2020 finally over, it won’t be long before you turn your attention to the new year. This means many things, including a focus on your finances. For some, buying a car in 2021 is one of the biggest decisions they will make. If you find yourself ...