Jacob @ My Personal Finance Journey @ My Personal Finance Journey writes Tools, Accounts, and Books I Use in My Personal Finance Journey – This post details the various tools, accounts, and books that Jacob from My Personal Finance Journey personally uses to organize and manage his personal finances/life (which often become very intertwined) on a day-to-day basis.
Jeff Rose @ Good Financial Cents writes 4 Practical Money Skills You MUST Teach Your Children – One of the best things you can teach your children is the skill of money management. Here’s the most basic practical money skills that everyone should have and how to teach them to your children.
Lance @ Money Life and More writes How We Set Up My Girlfriend’s Budget – Budgets… a lot of people can’t stand them! My girlfriend isn’t a huge fan of budgets either but she recognizes how budgets help you achieve your financial goals. More importantly, my girlfriend’s budget was made specifically to achieve her number one goal.
Lynn @ Wallet Hub writes Methods for Adjusting your Student Loans – In the past few years, the rates of default on student loans have continued to tick upward, as many current or former students have entered the job market and found themselves unable to make their monthly payments. The good news is lenders, private and public, are now offering many options that a student can use to stave off default.
CAREER AND INCOME
Jules Wilson @ Faithful With a Few writes How NOT to Get a Job – In this economy, the best way to get a job is to identify the factors that are hurting your effort. Here are 5 Ways To Sabotage Your Job Search, and how to fix them!
Suba @ Wealth Informatics writes Make more money: 9 reasons why you are NOT earning more money – f only I could make more money, I would save more and everything will be great – How many of have felt this way? If you do want to earn more money, what has been holding you back? I have compiled a list of reasons why you are NOT earning more money.
PPlan @ Provident Plan writes 4 Ways to Save Money in College – College is getting more expensive by the day. Saving money while in college is important in order to limit your student loans.
SFB @ Simple Finance Blog writes Which Insurance Policy is Best for You? – The question of “What type of insurance is best for you?” is an important dilemma that many adults face. How will you determine what is best for you?
Bank Free Credit @ Bank Free Credit writes What Is a Good Credit Score – Just about everyone knows that having a good credit score is important. This can help get lower interest rates on car loans, mortgages, and better credit card terms. Not only that, but a bad credit score can disqualify someone all-together from getting a loan. Most people also know how to get a good credit score, and what causes a bad credit score. But, when most people ask themselves, what is a good credit score?
Jon the Saver @ Free Money Wisdom writes Easy Ways To Protect Your Money – Here are some practical and easy ways to safeguard your money and ensure that it stays protected.
Tushar @ Finance TUBE writes Little Known Facts About Credit After Bankruptcy – Today we will be talking about the known Facts about Credit after Bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is a terrible thing and it leave a colossal blemish on your credit report for a minimum of seven years. In some cases there remains a black mark that remains up to a decade.
Thomas @ FinanceInspired writes Moving Abroad to Escape Debt – When faced with high levels of debt some people feel like they have no other choice but to run. Let’s have a look to see whether moving abroad to escape debt is even an option anymore.
John S @ Frugal Rules writes Reader Question: Should I Invest in Mutual Funds or ETFs? – There are various similarities as well as differences between mutual funds and etfs. If you do some simple homework you can determine which funds are better for you while also keeping down the costs associated with investing.
Ray @ Financial Highway writes RRSP Deadline 2013 – Limits & Options – The RRSP season is upon us! Every bank, every bank branch and every teller will remind you to contribute to your RRSP before the deadline. If you have a financial advisor, they have probably already contacted about your RRSP contribution. With so many people vying for your RRSP contributions, who should you trust?
Michael @ Financial Ramblings writes HSA After Leaving Job – Wondering what to do with your HSA after you leave your job? Don’t panic. You have a number of good options.
harry campbell @ Your Personal Finance Pro writes My New HSA Strategy – Rollovers and Trustee Transfers – Since my company was acquired by an even larger one last year, 2013 will be our first full year under the new administration. That means a whole lot of changes to our benefits and one of those will be to our HSA provider. Although the HDHP insurance portion will still be served by Aetna, our HSA provider will be switching from Fidelity to Chase. Chase is similar in respect to Fidelity but their investing options are more expensive and more limited. And since I don’t rely on my HSA for medi
Jason @ Work Save Live writes Tips to Save Money on your Cable Bill – If you are currently paying $50-$60 a month for 200+ channels you rarely watch did you know you have options? Here are 3 options that will not only save you money on your cable bill but can also actually improve your programming.
Wayne @ Young Family Finance writes Saving Money for a Puppy – Families buy puppies before understanding what dog ownership will cost them. Find out how much it costs to raise a dog and how to prepare.
Invest It Wisely @ Invest It Wisely writes How to Raise Happy, Healthy Children – There are many ways to shape our children into the happy, healthy children we desire. Here’s a few tips to aid you in getting there.
Kyle @ The Penny Hoarder writes 7 Top Tips to Deal with Mortgage Troubles – Here are a few things you may wish to think about when contemplating your mortgage and what-if type questions: If your circumstances change and you find yourself doubting your ability to meet your mortgage repayments, you must contact your mortgage provider as soon as possible.
CAPI @ Creating a Passive Income writes Passive Income for the Brave: Investing 101 – Investing can be really addicting, especially as you focus on developing passive income streams. Find out how you can control yourself.
Josh Thompson @ Becoming Your Own Bank writes Infinite Banking Video – We have a new Infinite Banking sketch video that you will love!
RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE
Christina @ MyLifeInsuranceQuotes101.com writes What Is Universal Life Insurance? – Most consumers are aware of term life insurance as the cheapest way to protect your family; however, many don’t consider universal life insurance! Universal policies offer the permanent aspect of whole life, with the affordability of term life, but with investment options for retirement. For the right family, universal life insurance can be a good investment. Learn more about the ins and outs of universal life coverage.
John @ WILD about Finance writes How to use your cash card safely online – It’s important to be conscious of the threats surrounding using your credit card online, read this for a great little knowledge nugget.
Joe @ Midlife Finance writes The Basics of Insuring Your Car – There are other actions you can take for the best auto coverage, including keeping weekly mileage low, your credit sweet, and regularly reviewing your policy. These tips will not only get you on the road to using your vehicle, but keep you going strong for years to come.
REAL ESTATE AND PROPERTY
Amanda L Grossman @ Frugal Confessions writes Our 2012 Energy Consumption – Each year I take the time to review our energy consumption from the previous 12 months (electricity and natural gas costs).
Crystal @ Budgeting in the Fun Stuff writes Started as Little Wants, Became Obsessions – I saw some little yard gnomes that I wanted, but pretty soon, I felt like I had to have them. Do your cravings turn into obsessions?
Simon @ Your Wealth Planners writes Eco-Houses popping up around the UK – With the recent shift to living a more ‘Green’ lifestyle, along with lowering your carbon footprint, a new craze looks set to sweep the UK in the form of eco-houses.
RETIREMENT AND TAXATION
Steve @ 2013 Taxes writes Tax Preparation Reviews – Clients continue to use TurboTax every year as it is easy to use.
Corey @ 20s Finances writes Choosing a Business Accountant – Whether you’re just starting out as a freelancer, have set up your own company or have owned a business for years, choosing the right accountant is extremely important. A good business accountant can make sure your company is set up correctly from day one, that you’re paying the right amount of tax and that you’re saving money wherever possible.