The concept of paying bills automatically goes back a lot of years. In the past there was only one way of doing it, that being to set up a payment plan with whomever you needed to pay bills to and allowing them to automatically draw money from your bank account. Sarah Gilbert via Compfight For […]

On another blog, I wrote an article titled 7 Financial Issues To Discuss With Elderly Family Members. Although that article was specific to elderly family members, truth be told some of those issues are the same that couples or those who are thinking about becoming couples need to think about. by Désirée Fawn Unfortunately, not […]

A couple of years ago I was traveling a lot by airplane. During that 18-month period the federal government instituted something called TSA Precheck. In essence, it allows you go to through a pre-approved line where you don’t have to take off your shoes, remove things from your laptop, and a host of other things […]

As the economy is still a little bit fragile, many couples waiting to get married are still trying to find ways to save some money on their wedding. They can get caught up in trying to satisfy the whims and beliefs of others rather than making sure they can have a ceremony that they can […]

As a disclaimer, this is actually a re-post of an article I wrote some years ago and had on a different blog. The focus of that blog isn’t financial, but I had that blog way before I purchased this one. Because the topic fits better here, I’ve moved it here and updated it a little […]

The Financial Times have released an online video featuring their US managing editor Gillian Tett, which goes into detail on 3 numbers which they believe summarize the current state of the US economy. https://youtu.be/wqiiYAsk_r0 The numbers are – 40% – the number of imports which are actually made in the USA. During a cars manufacturing […]

Too many people are struggling with debt that should be easy to control. Credit cards make buying things easy, and low payments make us feel like we’ve got full control. Mike Bitzenhofer via Compfight Unfortunately, life isn’t always quite that simple. It turns out that minimum payments on credit cards could be the difference between […]

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