Upgrade Your Windows and Save

As much as 30% of your home’s energy energy loss can be due to older single pane windows. If they are drafty and leaky the loss can be even more. So replacing older windows is a project that can easily pay for itself. If you live in a place that requires both heating and cooling new windows can save you money year round. But replacing windows can offer other benefits as well.

What You Need to Know About Non-Bank Lending

If you’re looking for a mortgage loan, you may think you have to go through a bank. You would be wrong! In fact, half of all home loans are through non-bank lending – also known as alternative lending. As the name implies, a non-bank lender is not a bank or credit union. It can be […]

Cut Your Food Budget and Save Big

?Feeding a family is a big expense. Typically an American family spends 14% of their budget on food. If you want to eat a nutritious diet or if you have food allergies or medical conditions, groceries will cost much more. Keeping these tips in mind can help you to save big money on your family’s food budget.

Personal Investing and Stock Advice for Growing Families

The first step is Planning. And exploring the possibilities your financial resources offer you, your family and your legacy. You need to take a strategic approach to managing your money as part of your overall financial plan.

Hedge Your Nest Egg Against the Uncertainty of Inflation

It’s important to anticipate inflationary periods and take the necessary steps to protect both long term and short term family finances. Here is a list of some of the steps you can take:

How Expensive is Full-Time Travel?

Everyone want to travel more but how much does it really cost? Well, perhaps it is actually cheaper than you might expect. The problem of course is that you still have all your “fixed costs” at home i.e. taxes, mortgage (or rent), insurance, utilities, etc. But what if you sell your house first? That is exactly what we did and here is how much our first month of travel cost us.

1st Time Investor’s Guide Infographic

Investing may seem scary at first but it can be one of the easiest ways to build your net worth. The following infographic from Personal Capital outlines how you can start putting your money to work for you.

Financial Lessons from Experts like Buffett, Rohn and Schwarzenegger

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.~ Arnold Schwarzenegger One major struggle many families have is money. Somehow, no matter how much we make we never seem to have enough of it. Whether we are just starting our or […]