Have you ever noticed that trying to live green, be eco-friendly, and use only organic products seems to cost so much? It seems strange that things cost more money when they have less additives to them, if any additives at all. Let’s take a look at why these things cost more money. Dave Dugdale via […]

Do you remember your first bank account? Mine was when I was 8 years old. My parents gave me an allowance but I had to put $5 away each week into a savings account. This was back in the 60’s and, at the time, it was a local bank. frankieleon via Compfight Times have changed […]

Spread betting is an activity whereby you take a bet depending on the difference between the selling and buying price. The spread is the variance between the values and attracts more attention when it is small as it assures growth with petite movement. Tradingrichmom via Compfight There are certain things that you need to know […]

The last blog post of 2015 here was related to finding ways to relieve financial stress. There are some pretty good tips in that post, if I say so myself (I do since I wrote it) but I didn’t mention whether or not any of them were part of my own financial goals. Matre via […]

Years ago a study came out saying 61% of those who apply for bankruptcy have an outstanding medical bill including in their filing. Even with health insurance, sometimes people have medical procedures that either aren’t covered by insurance or have balances after insurance that they’re responsible for. live surgery via Compfight If the balances are […]

Let’s face the fact that the thing we stress over more than anything else relates to money. It’s always about money; do we have enough, too much (okay, I don’t know anyone who stresses over having too much), bills, savings, investing, being robbed, taxes… ugh. Frédéric Poirot via Compfight You know what? Turns out that […]

It’s been a while since I wrote about budgeting and credit cards. Throughout this post I’ll link to some previous articles on those subjects because they may lend more weight to this particular one. killerturnip via Compfight Before you decide to take action on your debt you need to know what it is. Whether it’s […]

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