Budgeting 101 for College Students
Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
Feel out of control with your spending? Dread working more hours or contacting the bank of Mom and Dad for more money? Then budgeting might be the perfect skill to develop to help you get back on track and in… [Read More]
Credit Report Errors could be Costing You Money
Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
Inaccurate information that lenders are providing to credit-reporting bureaus could be costing you more in interest rates according to the Consumer Data Industry Association, a trade group. The Federal Trade Commission study released this month found 26% had at… [Read More]
Free Excel Form 1040 for 2012 Tax Year
Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
Technology Friday on AccountingWeb.com always has useful tips. This month, Gail Perry, CPA, shares valuable information in the form of access to a free spreadsheet based form 1040. The article was written by David H. Ringstrom, CPA and was… [Read More]
Financial Planning Week October 2012
Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
October is the month that the Financial Planning Association works with their members national wide to support Financial Planning Week annually. The purpose is to help Americans discover the value of financial planning.
Events such as speeches and panels, seminars… [Read More]
Super Storm Hurricane Sandy Home Inventory
Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Overwhelmingly destructive, super storm Hurricane Sandy has left millions of homes and businesses without power and flooded over the past two days. Backup generators are failing. Extreme wind gusts have made fires wild and harsh.
Fortunately sophisticated weather detection systems gave early… [Read More]
Thursday, October 25th, 2012
“Insurance premiums are expensive…until you have to make a claim,” according to blogger David Koch of www.Kochie.com.au. Your home may well be your largest investment. Adequate coverage can restore you financially from disasters such as storms, fire, and tornados.… [Read More]
Prepaid Debit Cards Have Hidden Fees
Monday, January 23rd, 2012
Alex Rodriguez, Russell Simmons, Kimora Lee Simmons, Baby Phat, and now Suze Orman are branding prepaid debit cards. But, do you need them, and should you use them?
A prepaid debit card allows you to activate plastic that can be… [Read More]
Bloomspot and deal sites to benefit small business
Monday, November 14th, 2011
Deal sites are websites that offer substantial discounts to consumers via the internet. By signing up for free, you’ll receive daily offers in your email.
Groupon has been the king of deal spots. However, some investments in this new way… [Read More]
Groupon Cons and Pros
Saturday, November 12th, 2011
Groupon seemed to be the best thing since sliced bread in the beginning. High discounts on multiple items and services were appealing. I love a bargain, and found myself a bit too eager to rack up so called bargains at… [Read More]
“Pay as You Earn” Student Loan Improvements
Sunday, October 30th, 2011
Due to the high student loan debt coupled with a bleak job market and rising college tuition, changes are being made, by a Presidential Executive Order, to lower monthly payments and reduce interest rates on federal student loans. Starting in… [Read More]