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9 Ways to Add Income from Home
If you have no income or need extra money to cover pitfalls in your budget, here are 9 ways to earn money without having to leave your home.
Simple Ways to Boost Your Monthly Income

Budgeting for the month can be stressful for many consumers, especially if they find there isn’t enough money to cover the essentials. Fortunately, there are numerous ways people can boost their income to stretch a budget. No. 1 – Rent a room in your home: While this may not be the best idea for people […]

Don't outlive your retirement nest egg
Don’t Outlive Your Retirement Nest Egg
If you're a boomer headed into retirement, it's important to diversify your financial portfolio to avoid the trouble of outliving your retirement nest egg.
Four ways to find cash

When you’re counting quarters at the coffee shop to pay for your morning latte, you may think you’ve hit a new financial low. But what if you had a secret money stash that you never knew existed? The good news is, you do! Finding new ways to save and better utilizing what you have can […]

Tips to Help You Avoid Stress and Frustration When Paying off Debt

When you’ve dug yourself into a debt and are struggling to climb out of it, you may experience feelings of frustration, stress, and hopelessness that you’ll never be in a good financial situation. Paying off thousands of dollars in credit cards or loans can be challenging, but it’s far from impossible and one key to […]

Maximize your retirement benefits
5 Tips to Maximize Your Retirement Benefits
If you want to ensure you don't outlive your retirement nest egg, take these five steps to ensure you can maximize your retirement benefits effectively.
Four Ways to Find Cash

What if you had a secret money stash that you never knew existed? The good news is, you do! Finding new ways to save and better utilizing what you have can have a big impact on how much cash is in your purse. There are a few areas that offer you cash opportunities, and by […]

Is Your Paycheck Getting Smaller This Year?

Do you feel like your paycheck got a little lighter this year? Well, it did. Your paycheck is smaller as a result of the payroll tax cut expiration. In December of 2010, Congress cut payroll taxes from 6.2 to 4.2 percent to boost the economy, but the deal expired on Jan 1. The payroll tax […]

How to Pay Off Excessive Credit Card Debt

Relying too much on credit to get by has left many people in a position where they are now struggling to catch up. Credit card debts pile up and minimum payments increase. This can cause problems when your payments start to exceed what you can afford to pay in any given month. In order to […]

Are We Financial Slaves?

The concept of financial slavery is psychological, but no one is forcing you to be a slave. Many people feel this way because of giving into materialism. We work long days, pay bills to survive, and use credit cards to buy items we can’t afford. The problem begins when we rack up so much debt […]

Live A Charmed Life On A Meager Income

 by April Lewis-Parks You may frequently envision yourself living a fabulous lifestyle that involves jet-setting to Europe for the summer, wearing vintage clothing and learning Italian or the art of gourmet cooking. Then your paycheck brings you back down to Earth. Despite what you may have heard, you don’t need a six-figure income to do […]

Children lower your taxes to save money
8 Ways Children Lower Your Taxes
Kids are expensive, but there's one way that can help save your money. We explain the eight ways children lower your taxes to get you a bigger refund.
Do you spend a $1,000 a year on a cup of morning Joe?

  Being shouldered with credit card debt or finding it difficult to make ends meet every month can be a stressful situation, but many people may not be aware of the small changes they can make to their spending and the large results these simple alterations can have on their overall financial condition. If you […]

Find happiness without getting into debt

Who doesn’t dream of having a beautiful house… what about a big raise or a brand-new car? But does having more material things make us happier? A behavioral psychology study found that more money is not the key to happiness. The study revealed that high incomes may bring greater life satisfaction, but not happiness. According […]

Create an Action Plan Before Unemployment Benefits Dry Up

By the end of 2011 many people will be losing their unemployment benefits. If you’re one of the many jobless, then now is the time to start making plans before all avenues of income dry up. First, if you haven’t already, you need to start pulling back on unnecessary expenses. Don’t use your credit cards […]