Archives for November 2012

What You Should Know Before Becoming a Landlord

It is not news that today’s housing market is less than ideal. For those homeowners who are attempting to sell, you may find it hard to get the right buyer. Therefore, many homeowners are considering renting their property until the market improves. However, many homeowners are unaware of the responsibilities and requirements of becoming a […]

Understanding the Deduction for Charitable Donations

When you make a donation to a charity in the United States, it is often tax deductible. Helping organizations that depend upon generous donations to continue their good work can make you feel good. However, the fact that you can lower your tax bill by donating to charity even makes it worthwhile financially. Charity Donations are Tax Deductible […]

Appliance Repair or Replace: To Buy or Not To Buy?

Part of being a homeowner is dealing with the inevitable hardship that comes with appliances breaking down and falling into disrepair; however, it can be difficult to determine if the more economical solution is to have the item repaired or simply dispose of it and buy a brand new one. While buying brand new appliances […]

Top 10- Nicest Affordable Cars

Affordable Cars-  Is it possible to get all the bells and whistles when it comes to your new car without straining your family finances ?  Do you want style and class combined with efficiency and affordability?  Most people think that to get luxury you need to sacrifice affordability, but this is no longer the case.  […]

Teaching Your Kids Money Management Skills

Children are hardwired to learn from their own mistakes. A painful fall might teach them not to run on a slippery floor. A bruised finger might teach them to be more careful around closing doors, windows and drawers. A blood-drawing nip from the family dog or cat might teach them that even cute animals don’t […]

College Funding Options

Saving for college is an expense that most families have. Not everyone has enough extra money every month to save much for college, but even setting aside a few dollars each month can add up and help alleviate the high cost of your children’s future education. As the cost of college rises, it becomes more […]

Financial Planning is Essential for Survival

Financial Planning- Today every nickel counts, especially in the light of the financial crisis that recently hit the United States (and Europe). Unless you manage your money well, money and you will not see each other much. In other words, you need fool proof financial planning to stay alive. However, here are some of the […]