A few years ago, while walking through a field, I noticed a quarter lying on the ground. When I picked it up, I noticed it looked unusually gray. It was a 1957 quarter, which happens to be worth more than a regular quarter because of it’s higher silver content. In fact, I found out that […]
If you have found yourself with bad credit, or no credit then you know how hard it can be to increase your credit score. But luckily, there’s a financial service that will help you to either build or rebuild your credit. The Self Credit Builder Account is a loan that you can use to build […]
This week, CNBC published a story about how a family making $400,000 isn’t wealthy and could barely make it by in a high cost of living state. I’m not going to nitpick the budget itself (with one exception) other than to say that it contains a few mistakes. What I will do is explain why […]
The best Roth IRA providers have many investment options including index funds and target-date funds. More importantly, they don’t charge ridiculous investment fees so more of your money is working for you – instead of your broker. Most brokers let DIY investors invest in most stocks, bonds, and funds commission-free. Many brokers also offer a […]
If you’re like many people, you might notice that even an average utility bill is costing you a decent amount of cash each month. If you’re a homeowner, utilities can be even more expensive than they are for those who rent. When talking about utility bills, several things are included. Here are some of the […]
The number of financial scams has risen since March as hackers are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic. More than 30 million Americans have lost their jobs as businesses remain closed due to quarantine orders, and many are seeking loans to pay for food, rent, and other bills. Cyber criminals have created a multitude of scams involving […]
If you’re looking for your Chase Bank routing number, we show you a few easy ways to find it quickly.
Investing in stocks of high-quality companies can be an effective way to boost your investment performance. Buying shares of your favorite companies or today’s top market movers may have impressive short-term results but can be a risky long-term strategy. Instead, you should be selective and choose companies that are well-run and have long-term growth potential. […]
Unexpected hardships can create big money problems. These ten financial safety nets will help you survive life’s challenges so you can be prepared, not scared.
When I moved from Pittsburgh to Baltimore, I needed a new bank account and settled on Bank of America. With a massive geographic footprint as one of the largest banks in the nation, a branch or ATM was always around the corner. That’s because, over the years, Bank of America has expanded their locations as […]
Few employers offer pensions for retired workers. Social Security benefits can help cover the bare necessities but the average $1,400 monthly benefit doesn’t allow for a comfortable lifestyle as a retiree. Therefore, it’s up to you to set aside a portion of each paycheck for retirement. Most people have access to both a Roth IRA […]