4 Money-Saving Tips Used By Financial Experts

Whether you’re putting money toward retirement or just scrimping to get by, there are a number of steps you should take to optimize your money’s value. Here are 4 money optimizing tips that the financial experts use.

How to Manage Your Debt

Most people hate, hate, hate the word budget and everything it stands for. For budget haters, curbing spending habits feels very restrictive. However, this is the wrong way to look at it in terms of debt. Having a budget means you always have money. At least that’s the goal.

5 Tips to Track Your Money

Tracking your income and expenses is key to creating a logical budget that you can stick to. It also prevents you from missing a bill unexpectedly or not being able to prepare ahead of time for a financial emergency. Here are some steps you can take and tools that you can use to get a handle on your income and expenses…

Fun Ways to Teach Your Child Money Management

The media is always talking about how the children of today aren’t being prepared properly for the future. And one key area that is lacking in public education is knowing how to manage their money. Here are some fun ways to teach your kids about money. Educational Gaming Video games are often blamed for inducing violent behaviour in […]

Money Management For U.K. Students

If you’re a student,  it can be a difficult time when it comes to handling money. Students often have to juggle financial matters with academic concerns, all the while learning the ropes of how to live away from home. While learning to manage money for the first time can be an awkward process of trial-and-error plus […]

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Financial Advice

Financial regulations are  usually created with the intention of protecting the consumer and adding transparency to the decision making processes. However, the final results do not always match the initial vision. Although qualified investment advice may help investors avoid financial pitfalls, many individuals are now distancing themselves from this prepaid and often self-serving arena. The end result is that […]

How to Choose a Financial Advisor

By Dennis Miller Ninety-eight percent of insurance brokers do not know how to use life insurance optimally. That, anyway, is what one reader wrote in to tell me. I chuckled as I thought to myself, “You could substitute any profession for ‘insurance broker’ – lawyer, salesperson, politician, etc. – and that statement would still ring […]

Wise Money: Six Investments To Consider

When the stock market is on shaky footing it’s usually a good time to look into non-traditional investments. While most people think of investments as stocks and bonds, an investment is really anything you put money into in hopes of making more money later. There are many types of investments that you can put your […]