Benefits of Receiving a Lump Sum over Structured Settlements

Most of us don’t have to worry about whether we should take a lump sum or choose structured settlements. Some of you might not even know what these are. Say you won the lottery…no, say we all won the lottery. How would we get paid? All at one time in a lump sum or over […]

Deals You Can’t Miss This Black Friday

There are some insanely unbelievable Black Friday Deals going on RIGHT NOW. There’s too many to number. The deals are so good you may not even go out to do your Christmas shopping, you might head out to do some self-shopping. Here’s some of the best 2012 Black Friday deals I could find. Check it […]

Investment Properties Offer a Long-Term Source of Income

This is a guest post by Agnes Jimenez, a fellow blogger and SEO guru on Investment Properties. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy and then contact us. Many people are concerned about the current state of their finances. Even individuals who have a job and are still bringing […]

Pinching Pennies

Most of us know the benefits of not spending every penny we make. We grew up hearing about the benefits of saving and pinching pennies. I have memories of being lectured by my dad when I was like 7 or 8. This is why kids have piggy banks. But then we start earning allowances and […]

Gadgets Are Forever: The Best Financial James Bond Gadgets

Tougher than nails. 007 has every skill every man wants. All of us want to be the hero, stop a crime, save the world, and be able to protect our family. James Bond can all do that while influencing political and socio-economic outcomes. He knocks all that out while looking suave, clean, and getting the […]

Boys Becoming Men: It Doesn’t Happen On Accident

WorkSaveLive is a blog dedicated to changing the way Americans think about money, their lives, and their careers. It’s written by a wise blog buddy of mine named Jason. He’s got a profound collection of advice stored on his blog that continues to grow. About a month ago he asked me to write a guest […]

Why is it Healthy to Change Bank Accounts?

As the world changes around us it can be imperative to not get stuck in a rut with our banking. Yes, it may be more convenient to stick with one bank. But remember that your money is their business. And if they aren’t offering you the best service then it’s time to change bank accounts. […]

Be In the Know About Credit Cards Before They Own You

According to Forbes (March, 2012) the average credit card debt for indebted households was $14,517, and for all households was $6,772. That is a daunting statistic to have to face, and it’s a reality that many people live with every day. I often wonder how much they know about credit cards. If you have a […]

Gas Prices: What Time Is the Best Time to Buy Gas?

Maybe this is a couple days late for anyone taking a road trip for Labor Day, but anyone who drives a car knows that gas prices are at brutal all-time highs. Do you feel sad every time you go to the pump? It’s so bad now I try my best to not look at my […]

Compounding Interest 101 | A Must Know for Investing

Ever wonder what Compound Annually or Compounding Interest means? You’ve probably heard others talk about it as part of their financial planning. I used to think it was some fancy word for rich people when they talked about living off their interest. I wouldn’t mind doing this myself btw. About 7 years ago I learned […]