Category Archives: Personal Finance

Is Your House Covered?

Before you purchase a home, you need to be aware of home costs the first two take into account are your future mortgage and insurance costs. The very first cost you need to know in and out is the cost your mortgage per month.  You could use a tool like the mortgage calculator from DinkyContinue Reading

What Happens if I am Late on a Car Insurance Payment?

Whether you make monthly, semi-annual, bi-annual, or annual payments for your car insurance, you could suffer severe consequences if your payment is even one day late. Some states require that car insurance companies close an account at midnight on the policy’s due date. Since it is a state law, the insurance companies don’t have anyContinue Reading

Giving Thought to Long Term Care

Guest Post by Clint With economic volatility and uncertainty rippling throughout the country, it’s not surprising that many families are looking for immediate solutions to their problems. But now more than ever, it’s important to consider your family’s long-term health, security and happiness. Providing for long-term care is just as vital as providing for wellnessContinue Reading

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 beingContinue Reading

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’sContinue 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 pastContinue Reading