5 Things You Should Know about Investing in Silver

Everyone seems to be interested in investing in gold, but silver prices are on the rise as well. While silver may not be as expensive as gold, it’s still a valuable investment. Of course, there are a few things you…

Finding the Silver Lining in your Black Friday

Since the seventies, the day after Thanksgiving has been referred to as the biggest shopping day of the year” all over America. Black Friday marks the opening day of Christmas shopping season, and like most big horse derbies, unsurpassed amounts…

managing personal finance

5 Top Tips for Managing your Finances

How to Get a Better Grip on Your Finances Managing personal finance is tricky, but a careful blend of money saving and understanding your spending habits can really help you. Reduce those credit card bills and ease the strain on…

Managing the students wallet

This post contributed by Katei Cranford. School is a time for instruction. It can also be a time of financial chaos—from the windfalls of grants to the pits of misspending—students stay on a fiscal roller-coaster. But with some thought, planning…

Are you due a spending makeover?

The question ‘do I need a spending makeover?’ is one that we should all ask ourselves regularly. New financial products are being introduced, there are always inviting incentives to switch providers and, of course, credit card balance transfer deals such…

Fighting Over a Blown Budget? Try eBay Therapy

Arguments about the family budget; maybe they happen during the monthly or yearly budget committee meeting (you are having those aren’t you?); or maybe they happen at dinner just before bed. Regardless of when they happen or where they occur, these…

Three Reasons to Join Finances with Your Partner

At a glance, you would think that a couple that keeps its finances separate would have less to fight about when it comes to money issues. Research has indicated that just the opposite is true. Keeping all of a couple’s…