4 Ways Your Lifestyle is Causing Money Problems (and How to Solve Them)

There are not many people on planet Earth that like to admit to struggling with money problems. They would rather ignore them, than figure out how to solve them. Call it pride, call it whatever you would like, people hate to concede they are bad stewards of their money. Even worse, even fewer seek help…

Annette Miller 16 Jun

Searching for the Best Place to Open an IRA? Here’s What to Look For.

So you finally reached a point in your life where you know you need to start saving for retirement. Individual retirement accounts (IRAs) are a great tool for both beginner and advanced investors. And the good news — most don’t require a minimum investment to get started!

Megan Robinson 19 Mar

4 Steps to Getting Out of Debt When You Are Feeling Overwhelmed

Getting out of debt can be hard. If you’re in debt, you know it’s stressful (otherwise why would you have clicked on this article?). And if you don’t feel stressed by your debt, you’re probably ignoring your debt, which is infinitely worse. Like many of you, I’ve been there. I know how it feels to have debt constantly looming over…

Jeff Proctor 08 Mar

I Got a $1,345 Tax Refund Last Year. Here are 7 Common Tax Deductions to Help You Do the Same.

Tax season is here! Hopefully that means a little cash infusion is headed your way after you get everything filed. If you are looking to increase the size of your tax refund this year, I’ve put together a list of common tax deductions that might help you.

Jeff Proctor 03 Mar

4 Must-Do Things After You Finally Become Debt Free

Everyone always talks about getting out of debt and all the ways to become debt free but that’s usually where the conversation ends. Rarely do they mention what the next steps are and that’s a scary proposition. It helps explain why 20% of Americans think they’ll never become debt free. What you need to do…

Ben Huber 02 Oct

The Ultimate List of Financial Goals to Crush It in 2018

Achieving financial success usually takes a little more than just luck. It takes extreme discipline, dedication and repeated sacrifice. It takes setting short and long term financial goals and then following through on promises to yourself. All things the majority of Americans seem to struggle with. Fortunately, research suggests that simply jotting down a list…

Ben Huber 24 Aug

4 Easy Ways to Fix a Low Credit Score That Actually Work

Your credit score really matters. Did you know that having a low credit score can increase the cost of a 5 year $20,000 car loan by over $5,000? It’s true, and less than 25% of consumers are aware of it, according to a recent survey. Auto loans aren’t the only the only thing affected by your credit score….

Jeff Proctor 23 Aug

8 Tips for Living on One Income When Money is Tight

Have you ever felt trapped by your circumstances? You know, that feeling you get when you’d like to do something different with your life but you can’t miss work because that means missing a paycheck (even if its undersized). Or maybe you or your spouse would like to go back to school but know that…

Ben Huber 15 Jul

How to Ask for a Raise: The Advice No One Ever Gave You

You work your butt off. You’ve taken on extra responsibilities at the office. You slave away after hours. You’ve gone above and beyond to impress your boss and be the best employee you can be. And now…you want a raise. There’s just one problem. Getting a pay raise for the job you’re already doing is really…

Jeff Proctor 29 May

Investing for Millennials: How to Get Ahead and Retire a Millionaire

If you are reading this article and you are in your twenties (or even your thirties), you are in the golden years for setting yourself up to retire with a lot of money. A lot. I’m talkin’ a million or more. But in order to make that happen, you need to make investing a regular…

Jeff Proctor 26 May