Alternative ways to save for retirement without a 401(k)

Alternative ways to save for retirement without a 401(k)

Saving money for retirement can turn out to be quite a financial challenge, especially if you don’t have access to a traditional retirement savings plan. So, what are some alternative ways to save for retirement without a 401(k)? Smaller financial goals, like building an emergency fund, are definitely less scary than saving […]

Simple but effective investing tips and strategies

Simple but effective investing tips strategies

This is a guest post from Troy over at MarketHistory.org. Troy blogs about his thoughts on the stock market and investing. What my first girlfriend taught me about investing I dated my first girlfriend back in highschool where we met through the track and field team. Our team trained 4x a […]

Reckless mistakes to avoid when buying your first home

Reckless mistakes to avoid when buying your first home

Applying for that first mortgage is a huge, yet exciting decision! However, as first time homeowners you should know about the reckless mistakes to avoid when buying your first home! Buying a house is one of the biggest purchases of our lives. I also believe it’s one of the very few reasons it’s […]

Consequences of a bad credit history

Consequences of a bad credit history

It’s no secret that poor financial money management leads to suffering the consequences of a bad credit history. Maintaining a good credit score is important. Although it seems average scores continue to rise each year, there are still plenty of people who struggle with a poor credit history. And anything below 580 is […]

10 ways to budget money on a low income

10 ways to budget money on a low income

Are you currently living paycheck to paycheck? Well, then you’re not the only one finding it difficult to budget money on a low income! Many people have absolutely no idea where exactly does their income disappear. It’s a total mystery for most low income families, which is a shame since this means […]

4 less obvious credit card mistakes to always avoid

4 less obvious credit card mistakes to always avoid

Applying for a credit card these days has become a common habit. However, even if many know about the major downsides of misusing the ‘plastic’, few are aware of some of the less obvious credit card mistakes to always avoid! While owning a credit card does come with many perks, […]