Moneysupermarket forecasts bill payer loss of £3.9 billion

Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 2:00 AM | 2 Comments

As the last of the ‘Big Six’ energy providers announces a price-increase, Moneysupermarket forecasts bill payer loss of £3.9 billion Having announced its price hike only last week, EDF Energy has emerged overall as the cheapest of the Big Six, with an increase of 15.4 per cent on its gas prices, and just 4.5 per […]

Avoid Fines By Taking National Speed Awareness Course (UK)

Monday, November 28, 2011, 2:00 AM | 3 Comments

70 per cent of motorists avoid fines and points by opting to take the National Speed Awareness course. The latest research from leading price comparison site,, has revealed that drivers would rather opt to take the National Speed Awareness course than pay the £60 fine and have their license endorsed with three points. The […]

New To Blogging? Watch WordPress Wizard 2.0 Video

Saturday, November 26, 2011, 2:00 AM | 4 Comments

If you are totally, wholly solely new to blogging and want to get your feet wet in this quagmire of millions of other bloggers, you are not alone. Millions and probably billions who have access to the Internet jungle are not blogging. They don’t have a website, so to speak. Many are afraid to begin […]

5 Mistakes People Make When Getting out of Debt

Friday, November 25, 2011, 2:00 AM | 2 Comments

If you’re buried in credit card debt, any decision you make can be clouded in fear and desperation. It’s important to take a deep breath and handle your situation with a well thought out roadmap. No good can come from making a hasty decision. A lot of debt relief companies use this against you and […]

Make Year-End Moves To Cut Your Taxes

Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 2:00 AM | 2 Comments

Aah! That dreaded tax season is almost upon us. Many folks would not even want to know that only a few weeks from now, we would be hiding our heads like an ostrich in the sand. But we will soon find that there is no escape from death and U.S. taxes unless, in the latter […]

Update Your Resume Frequently For Best Results

Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 2:00 AM | 2 Comments

Many experts would tell you to tweak and update your resume for the new year. I say update it more frequently especially when you finish a project successfully. It does not have to be yearly project. It can be a short, perhaps a 3-month project. Update your resume at the end of the project while […]

Update Your Financial Plan Annually For Insurance – Part 5

Monday, November 21, 2011, 2:00 AM | Leave Comment

First off, you need insurance to protect family and assets. Life is unpredictable and as such unexpected events can happen anytime, anywhere. In order to have some protection in life, you need insurance of some sort. Once you do that, the next best thing is to evaluate your needs annually to make sure you have […]

Update Your Financial Plan Annually For Retirement – Part 4

Saturday, November 19, 2011, 2:00 AM | 1 Comment

Ah! it was just just 40 years ago when I migrated to the U.S. Feels like a year ago. Feels like a dream. I never thought I would get so close to retirement. The good old days are behind me. The dreadful days are ahead. Living only on social security is not enough. There were […]

Update Your Financial Plan Annually For Estate – Part 3

Friday, November 18, 2011, 2:00 AM | Leave Comment

Life events keep changing. You get divorced, a designee dies, an addition to the family (birth or adoption), your financial status changes, estate and tax laws change. These are good reasons why you should review and update your financial plan annually regarding your estate plan. Also, if you become incapacitated (physically or mentally), you will […]

Update Your Financial Plan Annually For Taxes – Part 2

Thursday, November 17, 2011, 2:00 AM | Leave Comment

Revisit your tax strategy to prevent you from paying taxes more than what you are required by law. It will boost your after-tax returns. So far as taxes are concerned, there are two kinds of investments: tax-sensitive and tax non-sensitive. Morningstar did research for the period between 1935 and 2009 and found that over the […]