How to Keep You & Your Bank Account Smiling During the Holidays

The holidays are months away, but it is never too early to start planning ahead.  Trust me, your wallet will thank you.  If you’re a procrastinator when it comes to gifts or even budgeting make this year different!  Follow these tips and hopefully you won’t … [Read More...]

Advice for Holiday Tipping and Gift Card Giving

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a Personal Finance Blog Guest Post please read our guest posting policy and then contact us. Tipping during the holiday season to those who provide you a service all year long is a polite and generous … [Read More...]

3 Steps to Reduce Debt Stress

If you are a little ambivalent about debt, you're not alone. Most of us like to use credit, but hate it when the bills come due. Sometimes debt problems are self inflicted and other times it's due to circumstances beyond our control, whatever the reasons if … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

The Cost of Materialism. Can you really afford it?

Are you a victim of materialism? What is materialism? Materialism is the overwhelming desire to buy material goods. Enhancing ones social status through buying and accumulating material wealth. Lock the Doors, Close the Shades, Turn Off the Lights This is … [Read More...]

Why You Shouldn’t Go To Work Sick

Americans pride themselves on hard work. We celebrate people that push through illness to accomplish a goal. But should we really? When Michael Jordan scored 37 points during the 1997 NBA Finals “Flu Game” people nearly worshipped him as a god. It was pretty … [Read More...]

6 Money Saving Tips to Shop Smart

We're all looking to shop without breaking the bank. Even if it's just buying necessities, using money saving tips and being frugal, you still got to spend. I've compiled several tips that I use all the time to save without having to compromise on … [Read More...]