The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) allows homeowners to modify their home loan, as long as they could document a hardship. Now that requirement is going away. Will it lead to more strategic defaults?
Archives for 2013
Visualization is a powerful tool that helps athletes turn in world class performances, but we everyday people can also use visualization as a tool to improve our financial lives.
By simply changing our phone service and negotiating a rate reduction for our internet service, we’ll be saving hundreds of dollars a year. Here’s how you can too.
Barron’s magazine recently released their best online brokerage rankings for 2013. Let’s take a look at who came out on top in the different categories.
Sometimes it can feel that the odds are against you, but real life heroes like Chris Gardner from The Pursuit of Happyness can give insight on how to turn things around.
There are always places in the budget you can cut – if you want to. Here are a few places that we’re cutting.
Apparently quite a few traditional big banks are now engaging in and offering payday lending as an option, even if it isn’t under that name. Apparently they couldn’t resist the easy money.
Board games aren’t just fun, sometimes they can teach a lesson. Here are some of the best board games to play to learn about personal finance.
More than 25 percent of Americans are dipping into 401(k) retirement accounts to pay bills. What can you do to avoid becoming one of them?
There are times where you may want to help a child to start saving up for the future, saving for college or help to teach them how to manage money. One option to do that is to set up a custodial savings account.
We’re warned of the dangers of debt in the Bible, so is it OK for a Christian to lend money and earn interest? Here’s a discussion of Christians and lending.
Motif Investing now allows you to customize an existing motif, or even to create your motif by choosing your own bundle of up to 30 stocks. Here’s how.
Living life with a sense of humility and gratitude will definitely help you to live a more content and happy life.
While it may not seem like it makes sense, planning ahead with goal based savings accounts and emergency funds is a great way to allow your family to be more spontaneous and take advantage of exciting opportunities when they arise.