Archives for September 2015

What Adopting a Pet Means For Your Finances

Pets of all kinds can have an extraordinary effect on human beings. They offer love and companionship and will thrive on yours in return. However, they’re also expensive. Before you adopt a new pet into the family, make sure that you understand the financial consequences to your budget before you join one of the 62% of American households with a pet.

5 Things Most Families Forget When Budgeting

If you want your family budget to work for you, it’s important to take a little time to set it up right. A budget that works, doesn’t leave you feeling shackled or struggling to make things fit, but instead gives you a better sense of security and control.

Where You Shouldn’t Skimp Even If You’re on a Tight Budget

If you are working with a tight budget, you might be looking for ways to save. Unfortunately, buying some products on the cheap might end up costing you more in the long run. Here are four things you shouldn’t feel guilty about splurging on, so you can stick with your financial plan and still enjoy the best.

Your Own Personal Money Machine

There are many ways to generate extra income, and the key to a secure retirement is to generate a source of passive income, whether that be stocks, real estate or a business. The key is to develop a system that will work for you so that rather than trading hours for dollars you can afford to spend your time on other pursuits while your personal money machine works for you.

Money – How to Get It and Keep It

If you want serious money, you have to get serious about money. You need to understand these fundamentals and never forget them. Don’t let all the garbage reported in the financial media you read, see, or hear confuse you about what money really is. Don’t consume more than you make: save! Don’t spend: invest!