Poll: What's Your Take on the Hindenburg Omen?

Tweet If you’ve been listening to the media lately you may have heard something about the Hindenburg Omen. It sounds kind of ominous, and I guess it should because it predicts a severe market crash. The Omen has been behind every market crash since 1987, but significant stock-market declines have followed only 25% of the time. […]

Book Review of Leah Ingram’s Suddenly Frugal


Tweet I consider myself a lifetime learner.  Maybe that is one of the reasons why I feel compelled to read anything I can get my hands on.  My past experience as a book reviewer for an arts and entertainment magazine put me into contact with nearly every publishing house in the United States.  I will […]

Emergency Preparedness: How Does Your Family Rate?


Tweet Emergency situations often catch people off guard and leave them feeling devastated.  From financial difficulties incurred from a layoff or an unforeseen medical expense to fires and natural disasters, one thing is certain.  Without a rock solid back-up plan, the chances of your family weathering a storm are next to zero. So, what do […]

10 Ways to Make Money Online from Anywhere


Tweet Working and making money from anywhere if you haven’t yet tried, might seem like a distant world or something you could never do.   The thought of having more control of your lifestyle by be able to work from home or any location you choose might not even enter your reality.  Perhaps you can’t fathom […]

Making an Offer on a Home: How to Negotiate a Deal


Tweet Buying a home has to be one of the most exciting, yet stressful financial decision that most people will have to deal with. You can spend years saving up for a down payment, months touring homes looking for the right one, and weeks trying to find the best mortgage. With all of the effort […]

5 Ways Social Media Can Cost You Money


Tweet Social Media is Fun, But if You’re Not Careful it Can Cost You Everybody seems to be jumping on the social media bandwagon these days and in just a few short years sites like Facebook and Twitter have hundreds of millions of users. Most people are aware of the fact that the things you […]

Poll: Do You Use Mobile Banking?

Tweet We’ve come a long way in just a few years. Not long ago banking consisted of having a local branch that you used and the idea of mobile banking was to use an ATM or your debit card. Then, we saw a flood of what were considered online banks hit the market in the […]

7 Great Coupon Resources

try before you buy

Tweet Saving Money With Coupons is Easy if You Know Where to Look Let’s face it.  We could all stand to have a little more money in the bank.  Grocery shopping, although necessary, can be a big budget buster.  Without careful planning, a trip to pick up “essentials” can wind up costing a small fortune.  […]

Saving Money on Back to School Supplies


Tweet Save Money When Back to School Shopping Back to school normally means a shopping trip that can quickly overtax your wallet. This single shopping excursion can have a major impact on your budget if it gets out of hand. There are a few ways to save money and still provide your children with the […]

Five of the Best Websites for Freelance Writers


Tweet These Sites Are 5 of the Best for Freelance Writers As a freelance writer, I am always on the lookout for new ideas on how to drum up business.  In addition to broadening my skill set, regular trips to the following five websites put me into contact with potential clients, give me pointers on […]