Personal Finance

  1. Preparing Financially for Life's Disasters

    Disability and life insurance can help you and your family prepare for all of life's disasters.
  2. This Is Why People Flunk Retirement

    Many people are making these mistakes and putting their retirement in jeopardy.
  3. The 5 Factors Of A 'Good' Location

    “Location, location, location” is a common mantra in real estate. And it’s good advice.
  4. Moving Up: Dream House Or Money Pit?

    If you are upgrading your home, here are some things you'll need to know so you don't spend more money than you need to. ...
  5. Providing for a Special Needs Child - Part II

    If you have a special needs child, it's even more important to have adequate life insurance.
  6. A Back to School Homework Assignment for Parents

    The fall season is a good time to assess and take charge of your finances.
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  1. How is a bank guarantee different from a traditional loan?

    Read about the differences between a traditional bank loan and a bank guarantee, and why a third party might require a guarantee ...
  2. The 5 Factors Of A 'Good' Location

    “Location, location, location” is a common mantra in real estate. And it’s good advice.
  3. Costs and Benefits of a Home Depot Credit Card

    Got a home improvement project? A Home Depot credit card can help you get supplies to tackle it – but keep in mind these ...
  4. Was I Hacked? Find Out If the Equifax Breach Affects You

    145.5 million Americans may have been affected, and former CEO Richard Smith faces a week packed with Congressional testimonies.
  5. 7 Unusual Ways Businesses Can Borrow Money

    More and more alternative lenders have emerged for business owners. But beware: Some offer better terms than others.
  6. Credit Repair: How to Improve Your Credit Score

    There is no quick fix for a bad credit score, but there are several strategies you can take to improve your credit rating ...
  1. How Safe Is Venmo And Why Is It Free?

    Venmo is a digital wallet that allows users to send money with ease. Millions use the service, but is it actually safe?
  2. Why The First $1 Million Is The Hardest

    It may be trite, but it's true - there are many obstacles to building the first $1 million of wealth.
  3. Why the Restaurant Biz Has Narrow Profit Margins

    ...and why people still do it.
  4. How did Richard Branson make his fortune?

    Learn how Virgin Group tycoon Richard Branson earned his billions. Follow his journey from Virgin Records to the corporate ...
  5. 7 Unusual Ways Businesses Can Borrow Money

    More and more alternative lenders have emerged for business owners. But beware: Some offer better terms than others.
  6. Starting a Business? Consider These Countries

    It's tough enough to get a business up and running. If you are looking at doing it abroad, here are the five nations that ...
  1. Are fringe benefits direct or indirect costs?

    Learn how to allocate costs associated with fringe benefits provided to employees and how to determine when a cost is either ...
  2. 7 Tax Savings Tips for Small Business Owners

    Small business owners should consider these year-end tax savings strategies.
  3. Gift Tax

    A federal tax applied to people giving anything of value to another person. Exclusions generally limit the tax to gifts worth ...
  4. A Back to School Homework Assignment for Parents

    The fall season is a good time to assess and take charge of your finances.
  5. Unclaimed Funds

    Unclaimed funds is money and other assets whose owner cannot be located.
  6. 5 Strategies to Help Clients Minimize Taxes

    Financial Planning consulted with several advisors about the tax-minimizing tactics they employ.
  1. The 5 Factors Of A 'Good' Location

    “Location, location, location” is a common mantra in real estate. And it’s good advice.
  2. Moving Up: Dream House Or Money Pit?

    If you are upgrading your home, here are some things you'll need to know so you don't spend more money than you need to. ...
  3. Where Millennials Are Buying Homes

    Millennials, who account for just a fraction of the value of U.S. housing, are starting to buy homes in selected cities. ...
  4. Best Time to Buy a House? NOW

    If you're looking to buy your first home, fall is the season when inventories are at their peak. The best time to buy a house ...
  5. Getting Divorced? Here's the Financial Info You Need

    Certified Divorce Financial Analyst Rose Swanger discusses the necessary steps for making divorce a little less (financially) ...
  6. 10 Steps for First-Time Homebuyers

    Use these 10 steps to prepare yourself before buying your first home.
  1. How Safe Is Venmo And Why Is It Free?

    Venmo is a digital wallet that allows users to send money with ease. Millions use the service, but is it actually safe?
  2. How to Build an Emergency Fund

    Tips for putting aside money for a rainy day – or, to be precise, three months' worth of them. Learn how to build an emergency ...
  3. The Frugal Senior's Guide to a Comfortable Retirement

    Living frugally in retirement can still be comfortable as long as you plan well and avoid being unduly cheap. It’s all a ...
  4. 7 Tax Savings Tips for Small Business Owners

    Small business owners should consider these year-end tax savings strategies.
  5. The Thanksgiving (Travel) Procrastination Quiz

    Rick Seaney tells you how much it's going to cost to keep dragging your feet about buying those tickets to your Thanksgiving ...
  6. How to Use Financial Rules of Thumb

    There is no shortage of financial rules of thumb. Here's how to put them to use.
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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