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Teaching Children About Money: Free Printable Chore Charts

As a parent, teaching children about money is a tricky subject<p>We want to give our kids everything – but we also want to teach them the value of a …

Kids

Micro Investing: Know Your Options

If there is anything to take away from the movie The Big Short, it’s that:<p>The stock market is both predictable and unpredictable at the same …

Ubanker Saudi Arabia Review

Today we’re going to be taking a look into Ubanker, a new and rising star in the world of Forex trading. We’re going to see what’s so great about it …

Trading

70 Trades Saudi Arabia: opinion and review

Let’s take a look into 70 Trades for Saudi Arabia traders and let’s find out why this broker is a great choice for traders of all levels of expertise!<p>…

Trading

Going into Debt is Very Costly - Use These Tips to Get Out of Debt for Good

Regardless of the reason why someone goes into debt, borrowing money is very costly. Interest charges are typically added to the amount borrowed, …

Personal Finance

Learning from the Fisherman but Not How You Might Think

Have you heard the story about the fisherman? If not, you’re not alone. It’s something you need to hear. It very well could change your …

You May Be in Debt Because You Think Salary and Net Pay Are the Same Thing

It’s easy to get into debt. Why? Banks want you to take out debt. The problem is car loans, mortgages, personal loans and credit cards all let you …

12 Money Mistakes to Avoid

We all make money mistakes. Some mistakes we learn from, while others we find to be more of a struggle. Here are 12 money mistakes to avoid.<p>Making …

The Next Income Tax Bracket Isn't as Bad as You Think

Once people learned I was an accountant early in my career, I often had a few acquaintances ask me questions in the weeks leading up to tax day. I …

Take Time for a Financial Health Day

It’s tough getting everything done that needs to be taken care of on a daily or weekly basis in your life. Whether you’re a working parent or a …

Avoid the Scams: How to Tell if Online Money-Making Opportunities are Legit

Looking for some legit ways to make money online? You’re not alone. The desire to make a quick buck is nothing new. We all want a little extra money …

What to Consider When Choosing a Credit Card

Whether you’re looking for your first credit card or your tenth credit card, the incredible number of different credit cards available can easily …

Investing From Home For Extra Income

In the realm of personal finance, the jump between “Saver” and “Investor” is a big one. It takes time and energy for people to learn how to save, …

5 Products You Should Have When Trying to Conceive

Whether you just started trying to get pregnant, or you have been trying for a while now, there are a few products that can help you and your spouse …

Top 6 Healthy and Cost-Free Practices for Your Business

Today’s business owners are currently confronted with a myriad of challenges and opportunities at every given time. Those who run their companies …

Why This Freelancer Doesn't Want to Be a Digital Nomad

According to many, I’m living the dream. I don’t go to a traditional 9-5 job. Instead, I sit at home and work from a computer. I write for many …

22 Ways to Make Money on the Side Now

Ways to Make Money on the Side Without Leaving Home<p>Whether you’re in-between jobs or would simply like to have some extra cash on hand, there are …

10 Rules for Saving Money

In master any area of our life, it is important to have certain rules of guidelines to help us navigate and be successful, saving money is no …

3 Ways to Earn a Second Income

People all around the world are looking for ways to make extra money. While some of us have great jobs which absorb all of our interest and pay for …

9 No Spend Challenges Worth Doing

A great way to increasing your savings (or pay down debt) is to cut back on spending. While paying off our student loans and consumer debt, I found …

How to Make Money Online: 15 Sites That Pay Right Away

In today’s article in our ongoing series on how to make money online, we’re taking a closer look at sites that pay right away. That’s right, <i>you can</i> …

What Your Credit Score Is Costing You

Your credit score is only one piece of the financial puzzle when dealing with credit, but it is an important one. Your credit score is a number …

Personal Finance

Massive Debt Permanently Changed Our Lives for the Better

My wife graduated from a four year nursing school with over $80,000 of debt. It stunk, but at that point it was what it was. We had to deal with the …

5 Ways We Waste Money at the Grocery Store

Always buying organic produce<p>Buying organic produce definitely has health benefits in the long-term. Pesticides, fertilizer made with synthetic …

What To Buy For Your Baby or Toddler For The Winter

<b>Winter is on its way.</b><p>As a new mom you know you’ll need to stock up on winter clothing for baby/toddler. But once you start shopping you’ll realize …

5 Biases and Fallacies that Make Us Terrible With Money

Human beings are intelligent people, capable of making good decisions, weighing all options and making a rational and well thought out conclusion. …

Refinancing Your Student Loans Could Save You Money

If my wife and I could go back in time and change one thing about paying off $80,000 of student loan debt, we totally would. What would we change? We …

4 Signs You May Be Saving Too Much Money

Saving money is awesome, don’t get me wrong. But too much of a good thing can be bad for you, and this is no different. I absolutely love saving …

Earn Money Online Doing What You Love

Earn money online by doing what you love - with skills you already have. Here are the best ways to make money online with classes, ebooks and more.

10 Things to Consider Before Grocery Shopping Online

Like most people, I am always looking for ways to make my life easier, make things more convenient, and carve out more time during the day to work on …