Category Archives: Personal Finance

Why Parents Struggle to Save for College for Their Children

All parents want to send their kids to college. Unfortunately, more and more parents are finding it difficult to save for college in these days of rising tuition rates and a shaky economy. A generation ago parents put their child’s college funding at the top of the priority list, but now many parents are being… Continue Reading

Saving on Cable with Cable Deals

Saving on Cable with Cable Deals

It wasn’t that long ago that an average cable television subscriber could access approximately fifty channels for around $10 or $15 a month. Then, in the last several years, the number of available channels skyrocketed and so did the bill. Add to this the additional costs of high speed internet access and phone charges, it’s… Continue Reading

The American Dream Now Rents

The long-held notion of the American Dream has always included owning a home with the proverbial white picket fence. Today, that dream has become unpractical for many Americans. The unstable job economy paired with the recent bust of the housing market has put home ownership out of reach for many families. Once you look past… Continue Reading

Five Things To Look Out for When Viewing Rental Properties

Looking for somewhere to rent? There’s a lot to think about. Obviously, finding somewhere that’s affordable and comfy will be your prime concerns, but marrying these two important factors isn’t always as easy as it sounds. For this reason, it’s a good idea to have a mental checklist when you’re searching for your new rental… Continue Reading

Spending vs. Saving

One of the most common questions people face today in the area of personal finances is whether it is better to enjoy your money today, or save for tomorrow.  It often feels like the experts are suggesting that you must choose one or the other and that there is no compromise. However, this is not… Continue Reading