Your Guide to Money and Finance

7 Facts That Make Instagram the Perfect Marketing Tool for Graphic Designers

According to forbes.com, with over 500 million daily active users sharing more than eighty millions posts every day, Instagram is now home to a massive 1 billion monthly active users and counting. The platform has come a long way since its... ❯❯❯

How To Survive A Financial Emergency

You were in a severe car accident and suffered a spinal cord injury. You are now paralyzed and can no longer work. The bills from her injury are starting to pile up. You've already depleted your emergency savings. Without an income, it has... ❯❯❯

5 Of The Easiest Ways To Get Into Real Estate Investing

Knowing what to do with your money can be stressful. For many of us, we are so focused on paying our bills and saving a little we don’t put much thought into retirement and what we will do after we stop working. The easiest and most... ❯❯❯

Credit Counseling: The Advantages and Pitfalls

Credit counseling services receive a lot of mixed reviews. There are many reputable services, but there are also credit-counseling companies with horrible reputations. Credit counseling is now required before filing for bankruptcy. If... ❯❯❯

Rent or Own? In This Economy, Which Housing Option is Best for My Family?

There are both advantages and disadvantages to owning a home when you consider the economy. The best way to determine whether you should rent or buy is to consider the pros and cons of both positions, then see how they relate to your... ❯❯❯

Learn to Plan For Unexpected Expenses

It’s just a matter of time before it happens. The transmission blows on your car right around the time your daughter needs braces and your washing machine decides to call it quits. All of these are unexpected expenses and something... ❯❯❯

It's Time to Keep Your Grocery Spending Under Control

Aside from your mortgage, your biggest monthly expense is likely groceries. And unlike your mortgage, your car payment and most of the rest of your bills you actually have some control over how much you spend at the grocery store. Make A... ❯❯❯

Litigation Funding: What You Need to Know

Pursuing a lawsuit can put a strain on your finances. But litigation funding can provide a feasible financial lifeline to support your case and living expenses. If your personal funds are running out, and your case still hasn’t... ❯❯❯

How to Build A Financial Safe Net

Do you have a financial safety net? It’s something worth thinking about and setting up. What will happen to you and your loved ones if you lose your job for a few months? What if you get into an accident that may prevent you from... ❯❯❯

5 Benefits of Financial Technology

Financial technology (also referred to as FinTech) is the use of innovative technology to deliver a wide range of financial products and services. It is intended to facilitate the multi-channel, convenient and fast payment experience... ❯❯❯

Why You Need To Keep A Household Budget

We work hard to earn a living. We should make sure we spend the money we bring home wisely. That’s where a household budget comes in. It’s a good tool to see at a glance what we have coming in, what’s going out (and what... ❯❯❯

How to Control Your Spending Habits

When it comes to personal finance, money managing, budgeting are probably the most difficult things. Control your own money is not an easy task and many people find it's very difficult to be good at it. I'd like to share some of my... ❯❯❯

Three Ideas for Spring Cleaning Your Finances

Your taxes have just been filed and now it's time for spring cleaning - clearing out the dirt and clutter in your homes and work space to allow for a chore-free summer. Why not also use this opportunity to "clean" up your finances? With a... ❯❯❯

Guiding New Graduates to Financial Success

New college graduates are on the loose and out building their new work wardrobes for their first job. Are you a proud parent and grandparent? In addition to celebrating with them over parties and gifts, now is the time to give them the gift... ❯❯❯

Common Surety Bonds You Ought To Know

A surety bond can be defined as contract between three parties guaranteeing that a job will be completed in accordance to the contract terms. The three are the project owner who is the obligee, contractor who is the principal and the... ❯❯❯

Online Payment Systems for Landlords - What Are the Advantages?

As a landlord, you most certainly are preoccupied to have your property rented at all times, in the best conditions, and receive your due rent for it. When you are a lessor, it is also essential to make sure that your tenants stick... ❯❯❯

Why Are Millennials Abandoning Big Banks and Turning to Credit Unions?

Millennials (those who are between the ages of 18 to 34 in 2015) are ditching their big banks and becoming members of credit unions. They want the convenience and technology that the big banks can offer but they also want to make sure... ❯❯❯

The Financial Business Model: 5 Keys to Long-Term Success

Why do so many businesses fail to make profits and achieve their financial goals? The answer is simple because many business owners simply ignore one or more of the 5 keys to financial success. Many businesses are making sales but are not... ❯❯❯

What Services Of The Best Banks To Look For Before You Open A Business Account

As of now, there are numerous services company owners need to opt for in order to make their business better and their ventures easier. With these solutions, business owners can also increase their profits. These third-party services can... ❯❯❯

Investment Banking - 2 Main Types to Know About

Investment banks help private as well as public companies and organizations to gathers funds in both debt and equity capital markets. These banks were originally founded in order to raise capital and provide guidance on corporate financial... ❯❯❯