So you’re thinking about becoming a blogger. What are some things you should consider before you jump in with both feet into the blogging world?
Archives for May 2012
A close family friend is retiring soon at the relatively young age of 62. She can think of nothing more than days that are entirely her own. She can’t imagine working anymore even though she has many productive years ahead of her. She is the face of a retirement that may soon disappear. My husband […]
The sermon at our church this week was a good one. It had a lot of things to say about how as a culture we’ve become so saturated with the idea that we can find fulfillment in things, people or passions. Those things in our lives, while they aren’t necessarily bad things, have a way […]
My wife and I are currently planning a trip for our 10th anniversary, and in the midst of all the planning we’re trying to find ways to save. The trip we had decided to take a while back is turning out to be quite a bit more expensive than we had bargained for. To try […]
Most of us need to have a reliable car to get from point A to point B. But how much of a down payment should we put down when buying a car? 10? 20%? Or should we only pay 100% in cash?
Dave Ramsey is fond of saying that you don’t want to be normal because “normal” is broke. Now, CreditLoan has graphic proof of that in the infographic, “A Lifetime of Debt: The Financial Journey of the Average American.” Comprised of information from several sources, this infographic, which is laid out like the Life board game, […]
Looking at your finances through the paradigm of stewardship profoundly affect how you manage your personal economy and respond to perceived risks
Possibly one of the largest financial mistakes that future parents make is to underestimate the cost of a baby. Here’s what to expect.
My returns in Lending Club have continued to improve and now show a net annualized return of 11.93%. Lending Club could also be surpassing $1 billion in loans this year.
When buying a new home it is important to monitor your credit situation as credit scores from FICO or other agencies can have a big impact on what mortgage rate you receive.
Investing in a Roth IRA isn’t rocket science, but investors from all walks of life tend to encounter the same potential pitfalls over and over. Here are some mistakes to avoid.
We thought that we were living a comfortable lifestyle that we could afford, but we left out several important aspects of a strong financial position. Here’s how to avoid the same mistakes.
Here are more than 50 ideas for ways to make money. From maximizing current income, to making money on your hobby to creating a side business.
Are you engaged? Married? Wondering if you should combine your finances during marriage? What are the pros and cons of a combined financial plan?