Monthly Archives: July 2017

$1,000,000 IS WITHIN REACH (AS REPORTED BY DEBBIE CARLSON ON FINANCE.YAHOO.COM)

Do you want to be a millionaire? Of course you do. And while for most people that seems like a fantasy, the reality is that if you start planning early enough, saving one million dollars is not impossible. $1,000,000 is a big number, but if you break it up into smaller chunks, it gets more […]

WHY YOUR CREDIT CARD APPLICATION WAS DENIED (AS REPORTED BY MICHAEL PRUSER ON WWW.FIVECENTNICKEL.COM)

While it is never a good idea to spend more than you can afford at any given time, credit cards are an important financial tool for the savvy consumer. But getting denied for a credit card is a sign that something is wrong, and should be addressed. Michael Pruser, writing on http://www.fivecentnickel.com, lists five common […]

BUYING LIFE INSURANCE (AS REPORTED BY ANNA BAHNEY ON MONEY.CNN.COM)

Life insurance is not a topic people spend much time thinking about. That’s because it is only ever necessary in death, a subject we don’t like thinking much about ever. But if you have people that depend on you – a spouse, children, employees – life insurance is an important part of your personal financial […]

HOW TO ASK FOR A RAISE (AS REPORTED BY MIRANDA MARQUIT ON WWW.MONEYNING.COM)

One of the best things that can happen to you, from a personal finance perspective, is getting a raise. But most people don’t recognize that the people that get raises are the ones that ask for them. Asking for a raise might sound scary for people who have never done it before. But there are […]