Recent Posts

Cutting Off Your Kids

Between a rough job market the past decade and the desire to give our children more than we had, many people are still financially supporting their adult kids. In fact, according to MoneyTalksNews.com, roughly 61 percent of parents have given their adult children support in 2015. Generally, this isn’t a …

Read More »

Join the Club: How an Auto Club Membership Benefits You

Do you know how to change a flat tire? How about jump-starting a dead car battery? Hundreds of thousands of drivers don’t know how to do these things but will need them done during a busy morning commute or long road trip. For those drivers, an auto club membership can …

Read More »

Avoiding the App Trap

Mobile devices seem to open up a whole host of entertainment opportunities through the free apps available for download. But those apps might not be as free as they seem—and the incidental charges they rack up can really put a dent in your budget. In-App Purchases One of the ways …

Read More »

What to Do When You Can’t Afford Rent

According to a 2014 report by Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, 21.3 million people are spending more than the recommended 30 percent of income on rent. Twenty-six percent of these people are spending more than 50 percent of their income just to keep the rented roof over their heads. …

Read More »