Avoiding Common Phone Scams

Phone Scams

Though phone scams sound old and outdated, they still are common today. Primarily, people who are over fifty years of age are victimized through telephone fraud. Every year people lose money to telephone scams. Scammers act very friendly, and will sweet talk the money out of people any way they can. They will sometimes claim to be a part of a company that you trust, place ads or send emails to lure you into their trap. Continue Reading…

Tips to Consider When Traveling

Traveling

To experience the world as a traveler, and not as a tourist, you need the freedom to explore beyond the landmarks. But how can you travel around without actually breaking the bank? Below are some financial tips that may help you save money and enjoy a vacation more than once a year. Continue Reading…

Should Teens Carry a Credit Card?

Teens Credit Cards

It can be daunting for any parent to give new responsibilities to their children, whether it is giving them their own car, full access to the internet or cable, or trusting them while they are out with friends. Similarly, giving your teen the responsibility of a credit card is a task that requires careful consideration. The big question here is if teenagers be allowed to carry a credit card? Continue Reading…

What to Do and Not Do with an Inheritance

inheritance

Receiving an inheritance can be a great financial opportunity, as well as a challenge. It can also be very emotional since it means that you have lost someone close to you. If you are an heir to someone’s will, that means that you are going to get an undetermined amount of money soon. If you aren’t careful, you run the risk of losing your money just as quickly as you receive it. The big question is what you can do with the money, and how to handle the situation correctly. Continue Reading…

Is Your Savings Ready if Disaster Strikes?

Savings

You may have prepared yourself for a disaster by storing water, flashlights, and your emergency supplies bag, but are you ready financially if a natural disaster strikes? If there comes a need to evacuate, you may need to file an insurance claim or apply for a disaster loan. Organizing your important financial papers ahead of time can be very beneficial to you and save you from a lot of stress. Continue Reading…