4 Ways to Avoid Having Your Homeowner Insurance Claim Denied

4 Ways to Avoid Having Your Homeowner’s Insurance Claim DENIED

When tragedy strikes your home it can leave your world completed rattled, and having to deal with filing your insurance claim is stressful enough without adding complications. Unfortunately, there are many mistakes that homeowner’s make that render their claims null and void, right at the worst possible time. However, the savvy and smart homeowner knows […]

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12 Ways to Save Money on Amazon

Internet sales have been growing at an average rate of 15% for the past 5 years and exceeded the $300 Billion mark for the first time last year according to internetretailer.com.  The largest online retailer Amazon, was responsible for 30% of those sales and net sales have grown around 20% on average for the last […]

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Top Reasons You’re Not Saving and Paying Off Debt

Americans feel saving and paying off debt is a high priority however, many are not saving as much as they would like.  According to a recent survey by Discover Personal Loans, 40% of Americans have reduced the amount they are saving and 38% were saving to pay off debt.  Here are several reasons why we […]

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Family Finances - Tips for Avoiding Conflict

Family Finances – Tips for Avoiding Conflict

Nothing can raise the stress levels like discussing family finances according to the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). Discussing the family finances causes more arguments between couples – 3 per month on average – than any other topic. So what causes most arguments about finances? The majority of couples state that misunderstandings between needs versus […]

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Money Saving Tips – Organize Your Financial Life

Believe it or not, one of the best ways to save money is to get organized.  Using financial software to keep track of spending and having a system for paying bills will ensure that you avoid unnecessary bank fees or penalties and set aside funds for future goals. Here are several tips that you can […]

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4 Keys to Running a Productive Business Meeting

We’ve all been in that meeting where you’d literally rather pull your hair out than sit through another energy draining minute. I’ve been in more meetings than I care to count over my 25+ years in corporate finance and education and have facilitated a fair share of meetings.  People are social animals and for the […]

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5 Ways to Lower Your Insurance Premiums

Having the right type of insurance coverage will allow you to not only protect your belongings but can provide peace of mind for your loved ones.   Here are several ways you can lower the cost of insuring your auto, home, and life. Shop Around Shopping around may seem like the easiest way to save […]

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Frugal Living Tips: 10 Easy Ways to Save Money

We all like saving money right?  Here are 10 ways to save money that you may not have thought of. When traveling on the highway use cruise control and keep your tires properly inflated.  Together you can save money on gas by improving fuel economy by 12%. Save money on dry cleaning by buying a […]

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Top 4 Ways to ruin your FICO credit score

Top 4 Ways to Ruin Your FICO® Credit Score

Your credit score is one of the most important pieces of information financial institutions use to determine everything from the interest rate you’ll pay to the type of loan you qualify for.  There are many things that can negatively affect your Credit Score and your ability to effectively manage it may well save you thousands […]

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What to do When Your Parents Won’t Pay for College Tuition

With college tuition costs continuing to rise faster than the rate of inflation, more parents are struggling with the idea that paying for college is exclusively a parental responsibility.  The average yearly cost for tuition, room and board at a 4 year public university now costs $16,614 and $39,569 at a private university.  That puts […]

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4 Reasons a Budget May Not Solve Your Financial Problems

Even though the stock markets have recovered nicely from the turmoil of 2008, many people are struggling and have not benefited fully from the recovery.  During the height of the Great Recession, nearly 700,000 Americans lost their jobs each month. According to the Hamilton Project, a study of full-time workers who lost their jobs between […]

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Why First Time Investors are Choosing Forex

For people who like to research investing on the web, reading  top finance blogs is a good place to find information that can help you understand the topic. One hot topic of the last couple of years, which hasn’t seemed to have gone the way of the dinosaur, is Forex trading. Tickmill is just one example of […]

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