If you could go back and tell your “past” self one thing, what would you tell him? Would you tell yourself to go a little easier with the credit cards? Do you wish that you had started investing at a young age? Has your parents tried to give you advice and money tips for college freshmen? With college students about the flood our nation’s colleges and universities in the coming weeks, there are several money tips for college freshmen and the rest of the student body should take heed. Three Money Tips For College Freshmen And Students Go … [Read more...] about Three Top Money Tips For College Freshmen
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This is a guest post from Emily Guy Birken who writes at One Money Design. Now seems like the perfect time for investors to get started in the landlord business. The housing market is still recovering, which means that home prices are reasonable, interest rates are low, and rents tend to be relatively high. Under these circumstances, buying a rental property seems like a no-brainer. However, owning an investment rental property is not all about pushing wheelbarrows of passive income to the bank. Being a landlord comes with many risks-and just … [Read more...] about Are You Ready to Invest in a Rental Property?
You may qualify for certain discounts on your home insurance that you are not taking advantage of. You need to make sure that you ask your home insurance company if you qualify for home insurance discounts and are receiving these discounts on your homeowner's insurance policy. Not capturing all of them can cost you a significant amount of money each year. Four Best Home Insurance Discounts You Need Bundling Car And Home Insurance Most people have seen the commercials about bundling your home and car insurance together in order to receive … [Read more...] about Four Best Home Insurance Discounts To Ask For
I asked 12 of the best personal finance bloggers and money experts best way to invest money to get an idea of where to start investing. "What is the best way to invest money for a brand new investor? Where should a brand new investor put $1,000 to work in the market?" And, I was not disappointed by their answers. Here are what they said... The Best Way to Invest Money for a New Stock Investor J Money from Budgets Are Sexy - It's always hard to advise someone the best way to invest money without knowing them at all or their … [Read more...] about Where Should A New Investor Put $1,000 To Work In The Market?
If you live in a drought-prone region, such as the American Southwest, you know that water is in short supply. As a result, water is often expensive. And, the more you use equates into the more that you have to pay for this often scarce resource. Do you know how to save on your water bill? Here are some basic tips to help you save money on your water bill. Saving Water Inside Your Home In the home, you can save water in a variety of places. In the kitchen, you should concentrate on saving water. Always use your dishwasher in … [Read more...] about Top Tips to Save Money on Your Water Bill in Your Home
For most people, leasing a car is a bad deal. Once again, I say most people, because there are certain circumstances when it could make sense, but that doesn’t usually apply to individual car buyers. Here are the main dangers of leasing a car in today's market. Dangers of Leasing a Car Leasing Is More Expensive Than Buying Leasing is more expensive than buying, plain and simple. Your monthly payment may be a lot lower than your car payments if you purchased, but your total payment will be higher. If you plan to buy a car, you should … [Read more...] about The Dangers of Leasing A Car In Today’s Market