5 Important Reasons for Married Couples to Set Financial Goals Together

5 Important Reasons for Married Couples to Set Financial Goals Together

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the divorce lawyers? Sadly, it's what happens in 50% of marriages in North America. While irreconcilable differences are often cited as the cause for a divorce, I ...

How To Get Your Spouse Involved In Household Finances

How To Get Your Spouse Involved In Household Finances

Managing household expenses can be a daunting and stressful task. Do you feel like you’re doing all of the worrying about where your money is going?  Feel like the only one in your house trying to spend smartly and stick to limited spending while your spouse spends at will?  How...

Searching For a Job - Is Social Media a Help or a Hindrance?

Searching For a Job - Is Social Media a Help or a Hindrance?

In an increasingly interconnected world, is it now possible to use social media to further your career? There are, after all, a lot of ways by which networking can help an individual find a better job. There's LinkedIn, for example, which is almost like Facebook but with resumés. It is...

15 Ways to Stretch a Dollar

15 Ways to Stretch a Dollar

For the past 5 to 7 years the economy has been quite volatile. Everywhere you turned you saw a house with a foreclosure sign on it. The number of people claiming bankruptcy was rising quickly. And even though interest rates have been at an all time low and the price...

Myths and Lies About Couponing

Myths and Lies About Couponing

Couponing is a bigger trend than ever. In fact, there have even been reality TV shows focused on extreme couponers who save a fortune through savvy shopping. However, even as couponing has become more mainstream, there are still tons of people out there who don’t take advantage of coupons and...

A Direct Sales Business That Won’t Take A Lot Of Money To Start

A Direct Sales Business That Won’t Take A Lot Of Money To Start

If you’ve been dreaming of starting a home-based business but running out of ideas because the start-up revenue seems a bit out of reach, don’t put the dream away my friend there are still some options to explore. Today I’d like to take a look at the idea of starting...

Could a Credit Card Ruin My Finances?

Could a Credit Card Ruin My Finances?

Credit cards are very useful. They were not created just to be a colorful pretty placeholder in your wallet. You got a credit card for a reason, but that reason could very well end up ruining your finances. Most people don’t think about it but there are many ways your...