How to Budget Charitable Giving

Donating to charity is not easy when finances already feel tight. Between medical expenses, college loans, car payments and rent, it can be hard to find room to give no matter how much you want to contribute to a good cause. But ...

What to Do If You Can’t Afford Car Payments

You don’t drive a new car out of the showroom thinking that you’ll ever become delinquent on your payments. Unfortunately, life sometimes has different plans for you. Whether it’s due to a change in career trajectory, health ...

Tips to Keep Your Financial Records Well-Organized

Keeping your financial records well-organized is important for more than fulfilling regulations or legal requirements. It also helps you better understand your business, now and in the future. Without a proper record-keeping system, ...

Health Savings Accounts: Choosing the Right One

Health Savings Accounts have a wealth of benefits. They can help you save on taxes, aid in bolstering your retirement fund and earn tax-free interest on your savings. Thanks to this trifecta of benefits, Forbes contributor John ...

Should You Finish Your Basement?

You bought your house with its unfinished basement assuming it would suffice as a storage and laundry area. Now you’re having second thoughts about it. Turning it into a safe, comfortable recreation area seems tempting, but ...

Reasons to Not Buy Life Insurance

Experts usually present life insurance as something that you should have to be financially sound. If you work for a company full time, it is possibly part of your compensation package. Is it something you really need, though? ...

Opening Multiple Locations

If your business is performing well, you may be contemplating opening up another location. Before taking the plunge and expanding, it’s important to understand all the components that go into having an additional location so ...

How to Budget for Your First Home

Homeownership is an exciting achievement, but it’s also a huge responsibility. Entering into home-ownership when you’re ready is more important than doing so right away. Starting off on the right foot can positively impact ...

Budgeting for Entertainment and Leisure

Budgeting is daunting, especially since it means cutting down on how much money you can spend on entertainment and leisure. No matter how tempted you are to cut fun spending altogether to reach your financial goals faster, make ...

Measuring Startup Success

There probably has been little time to slow down since you launched your startup. Every day, it’s go-go-go. But, it’s important to take time to track certain stats in addition to expenses and profit that reveal how your startup ...