5 Tips How To Outsmart Your Bank

Saturday, August 30, 2014, 1:00 AM | 1 Comment

There are ways to outsmart your bank but you have to be organized and go an extra mile to avoid giving it extra fees. Banks will charge you extra for overdraft that can cost you $35. An item from a dollar menu can cost you $36 if you are not careful or just simply lazy. […]

Adding an Element of Sophistication to Your Home on a Budget

Friday, August 29, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

Bringing together simple, inexpensive elements like fresh flowers, mixing textures and arranging favorite items in a visually appealing way achieves an upscale ambiance and adds an element of sophistication to your home, affordably. When decorating a space, it’s easy to get off track and focus on too many concerns at once. Keeping these 5 principles […]

Best Destinations in USA for Green Travellers

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 1:00 AM | 1 Comment

Eco-friendly, also known as “green”, people need vacations too. They have the desire to not only reduce their carbon footprint in this life but also leave the environment better than they found it. They love to appreciate the natural beauty around themselves. When it comes time to plan a vacation from everyday life, and bringing […]

Bringing Down the Bills: Ideas To Save on Big Business Costs

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 1:00 AM | 1 Comment

Business expenses have a way of increasing steadily without the owner even realizing it. Keeping a tight hold on some of the largest expense categories can help to increase your profit margin and allow more cash available for needed improvements and expansion. Here are a few of the categories that often significantly impact a business’s […]

Teen Drivers and Insurance Costs: 4 Things That Could Affect Your Monthly Premium

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

As you may already know, adding a teenager to your insurance rates can nearly double your insurance premium. Every single insurance company sees teenage drivers as a higher risk- sadly the statistics back up their claims! The good news is that there are specific things that insurance companies look at that affect and even reduce […]

7 Ways to Relieve Yourself of Financial Stress

Monday, August 25, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

Handling intense financial situations is a task that many people have to do in their lives. However, overwhelming stress related to these financial woes is not good for your mental or physical health, so use these methods to alleviate at least some of the worry. Create a Budget Knowing how much money you have coming […]

Reminder: A Summer Adjustment Can Prevent a Tax-Time Surprise

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

When it comes to filing a federal tax return, many people discover that they either get a larger refund or owe more tax than they expected. But this type of tax surprise doesn’t have to happen to you. One way to prevent it is to change the amount of tax withheld from your wages. You […]

Three Tips for Managing Household Finances

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

Balancing the money that comes in and the money that goes out isn’t always easy. Things get even more difficult if there are added expenses that ensure the money coming in just isn’t enough to cover the costs.                 Image Credit Here are three tips for managing household finances and keeping your head above water. Create […]

Understanding How Your Home Insurance Rates Are Determined

Friday, August 22, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

If you’re planning to purchase a home, you probably already realize you should be planning to purchase a property insurance policy, as well. Your mortgage lender is going to require insurance before agreeing to extend a loan on any home. While plenty of common knowledge elements will affect your insurance rates, there are also some […]

Russian Stocks Plummet after Hague Rules in Favor of YUKOS

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 1:00 PM | Leave Comment

Sanctions, imposed recently by the European Union, placed Russian business had already found itself in a precarious position. However, as if the sanctions weren’t bad enough, Russian business has undergone another crippling setback when the Hague made their unprecedented 50 billion dollar ruling in favor of oil industry powerhouse YUKOS. The court has ordered the […]