The Hidden Costs of Car Buying

Buying a car, whether new or used, is an exciting yet expensive time. In addition to the sticker price, you have to budget for hidden costs associated with securing your new ride. From dealership fees and taxes to insurance premiums, ...

Home Equity Line of Credit vs. Home Equity Loan

If you’re in need of funds for home repairs, renovations, or paying down high-interest debt, you may have considered a home equity loan or a home equity line of credit. While both of these financial options allow you to borrow ...

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Coupons

Coupons, whether they’re old-school paper, store promotions, online or app-based, are designed to help make you a savvier consumer. From saving cents and dollars to getting two for the price of one, coupons can safeguard your ...

Should You Splurge for that Extended Warranty?

After hours spent researching, test driving and negotiating the price of a new vehicle, there is one final question for which many car shoppers aren’t prepared: Do you want to buy an extended warranty? Unscrupulous car salespeople ...

Compiling Your Business Marketing Plan

If you’re considering launching your own small business, you know that there is a lot of planning that goes into making your dreams a reality. One key feature that requires a lot of research and preparation in every stage of ...

Should You Get a Construction Loan or a Home Equity Line of Credit?

It’s always been your dream not to simply buy a home for retirement, but to build one from the ground up that is perfectly suited to your vision for how you want to spend your twilight years. To achieve this dream, two of the ...

NYC on a Budget

New York City is a popular destination for travelers across the world. With fancy restaurants, Broadway shows and opportunity galore, it can be an expensive trip, too. But don’t fret; there are plenty of ways to explore the ...

Should You Get Pet Insurance?

At first, your young pet may only require yearly checkups and booster shots, but as he ages, the visits become more frequent and the bills get higher. Although you’re 100 percent dedicated to the care of your furry family member, ...

The Basics of Successful Budgeting

If you’re clueless about where your money goes each month, you cannot create a financially stable present let alone plan for a healthily funded future. The following budgeting basics will help you garner a more complete picture ...

How to Celebrate Father’s Day on a Budget

With Father’s Day coming soon, it’s time to start thinking about how to give your dad the best June 17 possible. Even if you can’t afford to buy him a new grill, take him to an expensive steakhouse or get him front-row tickets ...