Why You Need to Check Your Credit Report Today

Today we have a guest post from Aaron, from Personal Finance for Beginners. When was the last time you requested a copy of your credit report? If you are like most Americans, it has been six months or longer since your last reviewed the personal information that affects your ability to qualify for a good mortgage… continue reading »


Learn How to Save on Your Taxes

Learn How to Save on Your Taxes Before It’s Too Late

While filing a tax return is a once-a- year event for most people, saving on your taxes is an everyday process. According to the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”), “tax season” officially began on January 29, 2018, and will continue through April 17, 2018. During this time, the IRS will accept millions of tax returns. When it comes to… continue reading »


stay at home parent life insurance

Does a stay at home parent need life insurance?

You may already know the value of life insurance. Millions of couples with a mortgage, young children or both view cover as a necessity. A policy can help eliminate much of the financial stress families often experience when the primary breadwinner passes away unexpectedly. This much needed peace of mind may help cover household expenses, eliminate debt or… continue reading »


Lending Money Family and Friends

Lending Money to Family and Friends: A Checklist

Lending money to family and friends may seem like the best way to avoid the costs associated with borrowing from banks and other sources, but it can cause lasting damage to some of the most important relationships you’ll ever have. For that reason, it’s certainly something to consider carefully. There are a number of advantages and disadvantages… continue reading »