When it comes to great money management, saving, and investing, what are the rules of thumb that will accelerate you to your financial goals?
If you have filed for bankruptcy before but you’ve found yourself in financial dire straits again, you may want to know how often you can file for bankruptcy. Bankruptcies are more common than you might think, and the number of bankruptcies filed in the United States between April 2018 and March 2019 was 772,646. Filing […]
If you have no credit or bad credit, you could find it impossible to get financing. You can say goodbye to your dream of becoming a homeowner. If you have a low credit score, you’ll be charged a higher interest rate on loans and need to make a higher down payment to buy a home. […]
Owning a home is part of the ‘American Dream’. Yet, for many, finding the down payment to make that dream come true is difficult. LodeStar Software Solutions has calculated the average down payment as 5.3% of the purchase price – an average of $15,490. That’s not a small chunk of change, and for many is […]
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I think you’ll agree that in today’s world it is extremely difficult to stick to a monthly budget. Yet it doesn’t have to be. According to research by The Pew Charitable Trusts, almost half (46%) of American families spend less than they earn each month. In this post, you’ll learn which payment type can help […]
It’s hard work knowing what to give a loved one as a gift. Which is probably why Americans have fallen in love with gift cards. In fact, according to a survey by WalletHub, gift cards are the most desired of presents. If you’re considering gift cards as presents, the question you probably want answered is, […]
Most people can only dream about retiring with a million dollars. Most would think that you would need to save a fortune to make such a fortune. You’d probably think it was impossible on only $100 per month, even with the historic inflation-adjusted return on the S&P 500 at 7%. If so, you need to […]
If you want to receive money from a friend or family member, you might consider doing so through PayPal. It’s certainly the daddy of electronic payments. In the second quarter of 2019, PayPal’s net payment volume totaled $172.36 billion, an increase of around 23% in the same quarter of 2018 (source: Statista). We’re going to […]
We can do pretty much anything we want online these days. From buying antiques to ordering Mexican food, online marketplaces are easily accessible and make it simple to find a bargain online. Online flea markets have grown in popularity over the past decade and mean bargain hunters can find unique treasures from the comfort of […]