Would you rather rent or buy the house you live in?

Would you rather rent or buy the house you live in?

Everyone needs a solid roof over their heads and the buy vs. rent debate has been going on for quite a while now. Would you rather rent or buy the house you live in? Some argue buying is always better. Others disagree, because of the flexibility that comes with renting […]

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 […]

3 types of good debt

3 types of good debt

Is debt bad? Of course it is, it’s the opposite of financial freedom! However, certain types of good debt actually exist! While paying interest rates month after month shouldn’t be considered normal, some loans are perfectly justifiable! And no, buying a car or a vacation package don’t qualify as acceptable debt. […]

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, […]

Retirement myths that could screw up your golden years

Retirement myths that could screw up your golden years

Preparing for ‘old age’ used to be so much different decades ago. Today, planning your retirement is definitely an interesting challenge. Especially if you believe certain retirement myths that could screw up your golden years! Young adults are definitely learning how to better manage their money and save more than their elderly relatives […]

6 kitchen appliances that save time and money

6 kitchen appliances that save time and money

Kitchen tools! How would we even enjoy cooking without certain kitchen appliances that save time and money?  Knowing how to grocery shop smart is definitely important (regardless of the size of your budget) but cooking every meal from scratch is, without a doubt, the n°1 way to save money for every family living paycheck to paycheck. The […]

Home appraisal checklist for refinancing a mortgage

Home appraisal checklist for refinancing a mortgage

Refinancing an existing mortgage means jumping through some serious hoops. You would think having a good credit score is enough, but going through a home appraisal checklist for refinancing could save you a lot of money and a lot of headaches as well! If your appraisal is too low, you risk being denied […]