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what to look for in your new bank

By Lena / August 31, 2012

What to Look For In Your New Bank If you want to make the most out of your money, you must work with the bank that is best for your financial situation. It’s not always easy to figure out which bank to use, but if you do some comparison shopping, you can find the bank […]


is your relationship with money an issue for you

By Lena / August 29, 2012

Is Your Relationship With Money an Issue For You? Many of us have struggled at one point or another with money. Although we may sometimes feel that we simply do not have enough money, often the issue is not so much the amount of money that we have as the relationship that we have with […]


saving money through money control

By Lena / August 26, 2012

Saving Money Through Money Control Spending money is the biggest problem with maintaining your finances. It is impossible to not spend money monthly on basic necessities and nearly impossible for most people to not spend on frivolous things. However, if you can tweak your necessities and tailor your budget to include money for your wants, […]


six steps to financial freedom

By Lena / August 24, 2012

Six Steps to Financial Freedom When you are in the middle of a recession it is more difficult to keep your personal finances in order. These six tips will help you become financially independent in good times and bad. The first step is to use a personal savings calculator to determine how much money should […]


choosing a credit card to establish good credit

By Lena / August 23, 2012

Choosing a Credit Card to Establish Good Credit With so much discussion about the perils of predatory lending and credit card debt, the idea of starting to establish your credit can be very intimidating. The importance of managing your finances is evident in every aspect of your life; financing a home, buying a car and […]


your choice of living without credit in a capitalistic nation

By Lena / August 21, 2012

Your Choice Of Living Without Credit In A Capitalistic Nation The average person owes thousands of dollars in credit card debt. There are those people who choose to live their lives without using credit. This decision can come about for many reasons, including bankruptcy, poverty, or just not wanting to go into debt. There are […]


simple solutions for helping you save money for the future

By Lena / August 19, 2012

Simple Solutions For Helping You Save Money For The Future If you find yourself living paycheck to paycheck like most other people, or you are just having a hard time saving money for your future, it might be a good idea to make some major changes to your personal finances. Having a savings account and […]


tips to affording holiday expenses

By Lena / August 18, 2012

Tips to Affording Holiday Expenses Christmas and Hanukkah should be happy and enjoyable times of the year, but enjoying these times can be difficult if you suffer from a lack of money. Following are a few tips to financially planning for your holiday expenses. Plan well in advance. You know that these holidays are coming […]


how to take control of your personal finances

By Lena / August 15, 2012

How To Take Control Of Your Personal Finances Do you sometimes feel like your life is controlled by your money? It really should be the other way around. You can take control of your money, but only if you know how to go about it. Read this article for some helpful tips on how you […]


the personal finance basics here are the things you have to know

By Lena / August 13, 2012

The Personal Finance Basics – Here Are The Things You Have To Know Today, all too many people are attempting to take care of themselves (and their families) without a solid grounding in basic personal finances. These financial skills used to be taught in most schools, but now a lot of folks are left to […]