Dealing with your finances can be quite overwhelming. It entails meeting all your financial obligations promptly, making the right financial decisions, and keeping watch over your credit score. But th...
We all want to be financially free unfortunately very few of us ever get there. One of the most important steps to secure, maintain and improve financial independence is to manage your finances. I ...
It's tax time again! This is the time that we anxiously watch our mailboxes for the arrival of the documents we need to complete our income taxes. For most, their interest income is reported on a 1099...
Everyone would love to retire early, but they also desire to be free from the fear of running out of money. Changing your attitude toward investing and the approach you take will help you accomplish b...
My most recent article criticizing the controversial equity-indexed annuity has generated a boatload of email. But one email in particular caught my eye. And it wasn't from being flamed by irate insur...
Do you like being taken advantage of? I sure don't. In fact, I hate it! Worse, it seems like it is happening more and more. Now, more than ever, it is buyer-beware. Read on for some specific examples ...
It's true that you can't take it with you, but many are becoming more concerned about what happens to what they leave behind. Thanks to some recent changes in estate laws, strategies that were once on...
One of the biggest mistakes I frequently see investors make is needlessly losing control of their money. Any time you pay a hefty commission or face surrender penalties in order to get YOUR money you ...
Our hearts and prayers go out to those affected by Katrina. Many are fortunate to have escaped with their lives. It shows us all once again that there are many things that are more important than mone...
Financial salespeople such as investment advisors and mortgage brokers are recommending 'new' types of mortgages for improving cash-flow, freeing up money to invest, and having money to take that drea...