personal finance

Start Investing Your Money

Are you wondering whether it's time to start investing -- The answer is YES. What you really should be asking is what exactly is an investment and what isn't.

Green Savings Strategies

It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the magnitude of the global warming and greenhouse gas emissions issues, but the good news is, as an individual or family making sustainable changes to your life can make a difference to the health of the planet and its future. The most important thing to remember is that you don’t have to make your entire home and life green all at once, and nor do you have to make every aspect of your life carbon-offset or entirely green – the most effective way you can make green savings is by making changes which you and your family can stick to now and in the future. The best part is, while you’re saving the planet, you’ll also be saving yourself money too.

What Makes Your Savings Secure?

The definition of "security" can be different for everyone. Unfortunately, many people haven't considered what this term means for them. Are your savings really secure?

Should You Hire a Financial Planner?

Financial planners seem like a great way to increase the returns on your money without having to spend time learning about finance. Unfortunately that can be a short-sighted decision. Learn how to make the best use of a financial planner.

How Far Below Your Means?

If you're asking yourself how far below your means you should live, you may be asking yourself the wrong question. Learning how to look at your finances through the right attitude is key in developing security in your life.

The Best Account for Your Life Savings

The Bernie Madoff scam and other horror stories of the financial crisis have left many of us wondering where the best place is to keep our money. Ultimatley we wonder what the best account is for our life savings. This isn't a simple question unfortunately and has complex answers even if you don't have a fortune.

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