Money Guide (Page 32)

Why And When To Use A Financial Planner

Even though you may feel that you're doing a fine job as the director of your finances, a personal financial planner can help direct you in ways that you may not have considered. A strong financial plan now can benefit you greatly in years to come. Let's face it, in today's economy, with so many unknowns; it's essential to be at the top of your game when it comes to your finances. Are you... ❯❯❯

A Guide to Asset Management

As a general definition, asset management refers to any system or mechanism which controls and monitors things of value within a group. There are many types of asset management, ranging from a company maintaining its stock in a warehouse to a government making certain its infrastructure (roads, bridges, etc.) are properly maintained. One of the most beneficial areas of this system refers to... ❯❯❯

Stay Out Of Trouble When Sending Money Abroad

If you need to transfer money abroad there are lots of different ways to do it and a whole range of things to look out for to make sure you send it safely and get the best value for your transaction.   Why Send Money Abroad? You may want to send money overseas regularly, perhaps to a member of your family who lives abroad. You may just need to send a one-off amount to help out someone in an... ❯❯❯

Hospital Stays and Savings: Surprising (and Billable) Services

Medical expenses are among the leading causes of debt in the U.S. Outrageous fees and miscellaneous charges threaten the safety of the underinsured and uninsured. While you cannot avoid medical expenses entirely, there are a few ways to cut back and save yourself some heartache. Keep an eye out for the hidden costs below, and follow the tips to avoid them. Maintaining your health should never... ❯❯❯

Overcoming Mental Stresses of Stock Trading

Stock trading is very much a mental game.  First-time traders need the confidence to make a decision.  Traders have to deal with the consequences if a decision does not work out.  They need to re-evaluate their strategy to get back on top. Mental Pressures Stress can affect the performance of a trader and the ability to make decisions.  The bottom line may be impacted if a trader is unable to... ❯❯❯

Timing the Real Estate Market: Should You Sell Your Home?

You only have to watch the news on TV to hear about how high home values are today. In many areas of the country, home prices are at record highs, and this leaves many homeowners wondering if now is the right time to sell their home. Many of these news stories talk about the real estate market reaching its peak, and they feature economists projecting real estate values to decline. By selling your... ❯❯❯

How to Ask Your Boss for a Raise

You work hard, and you’re good at what you do. But you feel like you’re not quite earning what you ought to. The effort, time, and attention you put into your job are not being reflected in your salary, and something needs to change. In other words, it’s about time for a raise––but, of course, because your boss is not forthcoming with it, you are going to have to be the one to initiate the... ❯❯❯

How to get Cheap Health Insurance Quotes

No doubt a good insurance policy takes a lot of money out of your pocket. But if you take some precautions, you can find health insurance at reasonable price. In this post, I will provide some useful tips on how to get cheap health insurance quotes. Do not take the prescription benefit One of the easiest methods to get cheap health insurance is to exclude the prescription benefit. This means that... ❯❯❯

Are Prepaid Cards Expensive And Dangerous?

Prepaid cards have taken the finance world by storm. While, in the USA, some TV stars have begun issuing prepaid cards under their own name, the UK has seen a rapid rise of prepaid card use in relation to credit cards. The reason for this development isn't hard to understand: Simply put, customers with a bad credit rating are increasingly finding it impossible to get a regular credit card. Since... ❯❯❯

How to Make a Smart Grocery Budget

Whether you're frugal or simply want to know where your money goes, having a grocery budget is essential. While feeding your family is essential, it can be done on a budget to help you keep expenses down in order to grow your savings. Most people don't know how to create a grocery budget. Instead, they simply go to the grocery store, throw a bunch of stuff in their cart and pay whatever the... ❯❯❯

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