How To Manage Your Finances Post-Divorce

by Lilly December 9, 2013 Divorce

Going through a separation is hard enough as it is, without even considering the financial changes your about to undergo. Unfortunately, you have to consider those changes in order to create a better future for yourself and any children you have with your ex-partner. The longer you put that organization off, the worse it will […]

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Credit Card Mistakes that can Cause You Problems

by edralyn December 8, 2013 Banking and Finance Law

Whether you’re getting one for the first time or already learning how to manage debt, credit cards can be extremely complicated. If the recession has taught Americans anything, it’s that credit companies, banks, and even department stores are not their friends, and most cards are designed to gouge you for annual fees, interest, late fees, […]

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Seven People Who Should Purchase Life Insurance Immediately

by edralyn August 29, 2013 Family Law

If you are considering whether or not to purchase a life insurance policy, ask yourself this one question: If I die, will someone suffer financially? If the answer to that question is yes, you need to purchase a life insurance policy immediately. A site like can help you determine which policy is right for […]

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What the Fiscal Cliff Compromise Means for Most Americans

by SocialMonsters May 9, 2013 Finance

The best news for poor and middle-class families is that the compromise made between the White House and Congressional Republicans will keep federal unemployment benefits in place. The less-than-positive news is multi-faceted, as small businesses face several new taxes, higher rates on existing taxes, and the forthcoming provisions of the Affordable Care Act set to commence in […]

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The Best Ways to Save on Utility Bills

by edralyn April 26, 2013 Finance

When you think about saving on your electric, gas, and water bills, you probably think about conserving energy. Turning out the lights when you leave the room and taking more baths instead of showers are the tried and true ways to help the environment and reduce the monthly cost of your utility bills. But there […]

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Is a Roth IRA the Best Savings Vehicle for you?

by edralyn April 5, 2013 Business

Is a Roth IRA the Best Savings Vehicle for you? If you have a bit of cash saved up and are looking to invest it to start preparing for your future, you’ve probably heard about Roth IRAs. They’ve become very common, and for many people, they’re a great choice when it comes to saving up […]

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The 15-Year vs. 30-Year Mortgage Debate

by edralyn March 28, 2013 Banking

The 15-Year vs. 30-Year Mortgage Debate Its so hard to have a long term perspective when working with a checkbook balance that is burdened by more goings than comings. In fact, for many home owners maintaining a budget is one of the biggest challenges one can face in the fight for financial freedom. Did you […]

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Developing a Successful Successor for your Business

by edralyn February 22, 2013 Business

You’ve done a fantastic job of setting up your new business. You wrote a successful business plan, you gathered skilled partners, and won over smart investors. You’ve set up a successful business and you’ve decided that it’s time to move on. You’re not giving up on your business, but you’re ready to start the next […]

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Practical Tips for Choosing and Paying Off Your Student Loans

by edralyn February 2, 2013 Finance

If you’re thinking about attending college, a student loan can help finance your efforts, and you certainly wouldn’t be alone in using this option. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, about 20 million Americans go to college annually, and more than half of them rely on student loans. Keep reading to get tips for […]

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You Don’t Have Health Insurance. Now What?

by edralyn January 15, 2013 Finance

Forty-four million Americans are uninsured, and another almost 40 million people have inadequate health insurance. Without health insurance, people have been going without preventative healthcare and avoiding necessary treatment when they can. Often, this means that these health issues exacerbate themselves and often these patients end up with worse trouble than they started with. “The […]

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