Tim Parker

Tim Parker has a Bachelors and Masters in Education and is the owner of ECS, a company specializing in financial and small business content for print and online media. His work is published on many of the best known media outlets as well as magazines, industry publications, and newspapers. He also runs breakingfinancenews.com and bibledollar.com. He loves all things creative and is passionate about volunteering in the nonprofit sector. Tim lives in Florida where he often sets up a mobile office on the Gulf of Mexico beaches.

  1. High Net Worth Strategy

    How To Fly First Class For Cheap

    Slide into one of those first class (or business class) seats for cheap.
  2. Retirement Savings

    8 Reasons to Roll Over Your 401(k) to an IRA

    Switching jobs? Moving your retirement savings into an IRA has advantages that may allow you to build a larger nest egg.
  3. College Costs

    Shocking Spike in Federal Student Loan Defaults

    The cost of college keeps going up and graduates are finding it tough to land good jobs.
  4. Commodities

    The Keystone XL Pipeline Explained

    Here's what you need to know about the Keystone XL Pipeline.
  5. Cybersecurity

    Hacker Protection: Should You Have a Personal Cloud?

    With data breaches increasing, it's more important than ever to find the safest way to store your valuable files.
  6. Retirement Living

    What Happens to Retirement Accounts if a Spouse Dies?

    You don't automatically get your spouse's IRA, 401(k) and other accounts when he or she dies. Here's how to plan so the right ...
  7. Retirement Savings

    Using Your IRA to Buy Investment Property

    Explain how to use an IRA account to buy investment property.
  8. Real Estate

    Homebuyers’ 4 Biggest Worries

    What are the top four things homebuyers worry most about? Money, money, money, money.
  9. Retirement

    The People Who Should Be On Your Retirement-Planning Team

    As you accumulate wealth, retirement planning can be too complex for just one person. The right team can help you avoid headaches ...
  10. Budgeting & Savings

    How to Tell If You're Cheap or Frugal

    Here are a few distinct character differences between those who understand value and those who don't.
  11. Retirement Living

    8 Ways Retirement Changed in the Last 20 Years

    From rising lifespans to tumbling savings, it's getting harder to save for life after your earned income stops. That's why ...
  12. College Costs

    'My Student Loans Will Be Forgiven by the Government' Really?

    Candidate Trump suggested reforms, but will student loans be forgiven by the federal government across-the-board?
  13. Career / Compensation

    How Much You Could Earn After Code School Boot Camp

    How much could you earn after computer code boot camp? Maybe north of $50k. But choose carefully.
  14. Retirement Living

    Why Retiring on 70% of Your Income Might Be Tough

    Before you're sure that 70% will be enough to support you in retirement, figure out what your life costs now and how it might ...
  15. Income Tax

    Another Last-Minute Deduction: HSAs

    There’s one deduction that your tax person might not talk about as much as he or she should: health savings accounts (HSAs). ...