Overspending can be the cause of many financial issues. Here are six smart spending questions to ask before you buy.
I was searching for something recently and I came across the story of Brianna Karp. Basically, she lost her job in 2008, and ended up living in a trailer in a Wal-Mart parking lot. She was without electricity, and didn’t have the ability to take regular showers or prepare home-cooked meals. The article then tells […]
I’m always happy to give financial advice, but sometimes you just have to ask an independent financial advisor. I’ve asked CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Jeff Rose to give his feedback on some reader submitted questions. Jeff is an Illinois Certified Financial Planner and co-founder of Alliance Investment Planning Group. He is also the author of Good […]
Last week, having that fire in our neighborhood really made me stop and think about some things that I’ve been putting off doing that would be important in the event of an emergency or death. This week I thought I would do some preparation and run an “In Event Of An Emergency” week, and talk […]
I’ve been getting a lot of reader questions lately, asking what I think they should do when faced with certain situations. I’m always happy to give advice, but this week I thought I would go to a professional for answers. In today’s post, I’ve asked Jeff Rose from Good Financial Cents to answer a couple […]
I was tagged by a new meme by 3PrincessesMomma. She asks 7 big questions that can change your life. They are: 1. What will I try to improve on next week? 2. What was I most proud of this week? 3. What was my biggest accomplishment this week? 4. What have I done to get […]
I received an interesting question yesterday from Reader J. Thoma What do you think about mortgages as a form of debt? Is it worth taking a second mortgage to buy rental property and get income from tenants? Or is it better to pay off the first mortgage ASAP? How would you answer this question? How […]