How Trustworthy is Google for Financial Advice?

Between work and personal stuff I probably use Google on average 30 times a day. When I have a financial question, especially during tax season, I Google it. When I’m looking for retirement saving strategies and advice, I Google it. But Google itself is not a source of financial advice. Google is an aggregation of […]

Financial Carnival for Young Adults

Want to trump fear and make your finances grow? I’ve gathered insights from some of the best minds on budgeting, business, and investing. Check out this burgeoning list of free money wisdom. This financial “carnival” for young adults is hosted around the web, and you can submit articles at Blogger Carnivals or Blog Carnival HQ. Tony @ […]

A Carnival of Financial Camaraderie

Want to trump fear and make your finances grow? I’ve gathered insights from some of the best minds on budgeting, business, and investing. Check out this burgeoning list of free money wisdom. This “carnival” of financial camaraderie is hosted every second week by My University Money and you can submit articles at Blogger Carnivals or […]

Write it down and make it plan: Start Planning Your Retirement Now

Are you in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s or even 60s? It’s time to write out your plan for a successful retirement. It doesn’t matter how much time you have-or don’t-it’s critical that you plan for retirement whether it’s 30 years or 3 years away. If you don’t have a written retirement plan, you’re not […]

The Resume Gets You the Interview, But You Get Yourself the Job

Reader Question: I’m a well-educated woman who is applying for jobs in a competitive market. How do I market myself to be competitive with my male equivalents? – Jasmin Jasmin, I hate that you even need to ask this question. I wish that in 2013 we as women were able to just apply for a […]

6 Ways to Jump Start Your Credit Score

When you leave home you’re welcomed into a brand new world full of brand new shiny toys just waiting for you to purchase them. But you don’t have any cash. You did just move out of mom and dad’s after-all. What options do you have? Credit. You’re flooded with credit card offers. They’re practically begging […]

Dividend Aristocrats 2013 | What type of royalty stock is this?

Earlier this year I was doing my daily morning routine of monitoring my stocks with Google Finance when a news title caught my eye. “S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats 2013….” is what made me click on the article. S&P500 is familiar to me but I had never heard of Dividend Aristocrats, so I thought I’d check […]

Is Private School The Right Choice For My Family?

Intellectual stimulation, one of the purposes behind school. And now the greatest question of them all – what kind of school is best for my family? I don’t have any children so it’s not a decision I need to make right now. I do like to plan ahead and reading all these personal finance blogs […]

Divorce, Mortgages and Your Money: What To Do Financially If You’re Left Out in the Cold

No one embarks on marriage with divorce in mind, but the reality is that more than half of all marriage will fail. For some, divorce is amicable while others go through years of messy heartache and pain. What to do financially following a divorce may leave a few questions unanswered.  Divorce and Personal Finances Open […]

When You’ll Finally Care About Your Credit Score

I’ve seen a lot out there about how to fix your credit score, how to stop destroying your credit score, and how to check your credit score. If everyone knows that credit scores are such a big deal, then why are people struggling with them? Well, yes, for one they are somewhat complicated to understand. […]