Almost everyone fights about money with their friends, family, coworkers or spouses at various points in their lives, but this can be a particularly touchy topic for couples. Do you know the hard, critical money questions to ask before you get engaged? A survey from Coupon Cabin found that almost 50% of divorced or separated couples wished they had talked more about money before getting married. Money Questions to Ask Before You Get Engaged To prevent this from happening to your own relationship, here’s a few money matters you … [Read more...] about 6 Money Matters to Consider Before Getting Engaged
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Parents need to have a money conversation before they send their college freshmen off to school. Most new college freshmen have never taken a course in money management or personal finance. Personal finance isn’t taught in America’s high schools. And, it’s up to parents to have a money conversation and discussion about being financially smart before their children learn hard lessons on their own.
A recent survey by USAA.com found that 82% of parents are discussing budgeting with their soon to be college student. Parents must have a … [Read more...] about
Coaching has become a rapidly growing profession worldwide, expanding form its origins in sports and branching out into a number of different areas. There are business coaches, executive coaches, career coaches, health & wellness coaches, and general life coaches. But, should you hire a coach to help you succeed in life or in your business? People seem to be recognizing that having a coach can make a difference. In fact, studies of coaching in organizations shows a return of $4 - $8 for every dollar invested. At the same time, people … [Read more...] about 5 Signs You Should Hire A Coach for Your Life or Business
Very few things in life stay the same for too long and you can certainly apply that philosophical view to financial markets, where there is often a snooze-you-lose mentality pervading many trader’s thoughts. The way silver prices are currently reacting to market conditions is a case in point, and you can read the full article on MoneyMorning.com to get the lowdown on that situation. Volatility in many different markets is often only a breaking news story away. So, how do you successfully ride the Wall Street wave? Timing the market … [Read more...] about Riding the Wall Street Wave: Ways to Succeed in a Volatile Market
My wife and I have been an Amazon Prime member for years now, and we love it. But, I was even more blown away by Amazon Prime Now when we stumbled on it this week. What Is Amazon Prime Now About a year ago, Amazon introduced an expansion of their Amazon Prime service called Amazon Prime Now. Amazon Prime Now gives Prime members in select markets one-hour delivery on more than 10,000 items. Most of the items are grocery related, but there are some of the other standard Amazon wares included as well. You can also purchase select … [Read more...] about Amazon Prime Now Review – Groceries and Booze Delivered to Your Door in One Hour
Debit cards are the most popular non-cash transaction method in the U.S., with about 5.1 billion debit cards in circulation and $1.4 trillion in debit card purchases each year. Despite this popularity factor, using a debit card is generally a bad idea compared to alternative payment methods. Here are the reasons that you should generally avoid paying with a debit card. Reasons to Avoid Paying with a Debit Card If you currently rely on debit cards for most of your purchases and orders, then don’t miss these major reasons why you should avoid … [Read more...] about Five Major Reasons to Avoid Paying with a Debit Card