Personal Finance

Money Orders vs. Cashier’s Checks: What’s the Difference?
April 2, 2014

Money Orders vs. Cashier’s Checks: What’s the Difference?

If you’re on the house hunt, you’ve probably encountered a couple of terms again and again — cashier’s checks and money orders. Although the two can, often, perform the same roles, and are trusted forms of payment, there are also big differences between the two. What are they? Learn more about them below. Cashier’s checks […]

by Briana Fabbri
What You Need to Know About Contributing to Crowdfunding Sites
March 24, 2014

What You Need to Know About Contributing to Crowdfunding Sites

Although crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have become the go-to sites for new company seeking to raise funds and jumpstart their product lines, they also come with a considerable amount of risk. Crowdfunders have faced criticism over the use of funds raised, as well as over delays in delivering the promised product. With this […]

by Briana Fabbri
10 Financial Questions to Ask Before Getting Married
March 17, 2014

10 Financial Questions to Ask Before Getting Married

When the ceremony is done and the honeymoon is over, newlyweds are left with the financial aftermath of the wedding and a number of financial issues facing them in the not-too-distant future. Financial issues can add stress to an already sensitive situation, but by starting to ask tough money questions before the vows are even […]

by Briana Fabbri
INFOGRAPHIC: Joint Accounts vs Individual Accounts
March 12, 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Joint Accounts vs Individual Accounts

When love and money mix incorrectly, they can often lead to arguments, distrust and, even, breakups. We took a closer look at this issue with the following infographic.

by Briana Fabbri
Suddenly Single: What Steps Should You Take if You’re Going Through a Breakup?
March 3, 2014

Suddenly Single: What Steps Should You Take if You’re Going Through a Breakup?

Divorce is a difficult process to go through on a psychological and emotional level, but it can also be a financially draining process. Whether a separation comes out of the blue, or a couple comes to the arrangement together, several steps need to be taken to get the financial separation underway. We spoke with a […]

by Briana Fabbri
Infographic: New Year…New You?
February 26, 2014

Infographic: New Year…New You?

Everyone has different motivations when it comes to making New Year’s resolutions. So, we decided to take a closer look at those motivations.

by Briana Fabbri
When Do I Need to Sign Up for Life Insurance?
February 10, 2014

When Do I Need to Sign Up for Life Insurance?

Life insurance can certainly give your loved ones peace of mind in the event of your passing, but it’s not something that many young people consider purchasing. It can easily be put off until it is too late. So, when is it appropriate to start researching and purchasing life insurance? We spoke with some experts […]

by Briana Fabbri
5 Car Repairs You Should Do This Winter
January 27, 2014

5 Car Repairs You Should Do This Winter

As the weather turns nasty, it’s important to make sure that your vehicle is prepared to deal with every winter storm that Mother Nature might throw your way. Not an auto expert? Don’t worry. We spoke with several experts to learn what car repairs you need to tackle as soon as possible this winter. Many […]

by Briana Fabbri
New Years Money Resolutions And How To Keep Them
December 30, 2013

New Years Money Resolutions And How To Keep Them

It’s that time of year! Time to put your best foot forward and resolve to be more fiscally responsible in 2014. If you’re resolving to save money, you’re not the only one. We asked what your New Years money resolutions are, and these are the responses we got. “My New Year’s money resolution is to […]

by Briana Fabbri
INFOGRAPHIC: 10 WAYS TO MAKE 2014 YOUR SMARTEST FINANCIAL YEAR YET
December 23, 2013

INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Ways to Make 2014 Your Smartest Financial Year Yet

We’ve compiled 10 ways to make 2014 your smartest financial year yet.

by Briana Fabbri

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