Category Archives: Finance Tips

Mint.com – Makes keeping track of your Finances easy!

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You cannot improve what you do not measure. I have learned this mantra in business but have seen significant benefit in my personal finances. Hopefully, like me, you’ve diversified your investments investments, not only in different financial products but at different financial institutions. It becomes a pain in the a$$ to keep track of balances and performance individually. Well, there’s an app for that! Mint.com is a web based service that allows you to track balances and transactions from a variety of financial institutions all on one easy to use user interface.

TAX – My Biggest Financial enemy

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This post will come off as a bit of a rant. I want to share my point of view on one of my most hated financial enemies. To begin, when I refer to tax, my buddy Ben Franklin says it best: “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” He couldn’t be more right! Taxes grind my gears. I mean ALL forms of tax. Income, property, land transfer, welcome, airport, sales, Air conditioning, excise, lunch money tax etc!

Make Your Money Last A Lifetime: TIps For Success

If you are needing to find ways to control your finances, you are not alone. So many people today are finding that their spending has gotten out of control, their income has decreased and their debt is mind numbingly huge. If you need some ideas for transforming your personal finances, look no further.

Buy in Bulk. Stores like Costco and Sams Club are popular for a reason. A single person may not be able to use six cans of peanut butter in a reasonable time, but non perishable items like toilet paper may last you for a year! Buy in bulk what makes sense for you and add up the savings.

Personal Finances And Getting The Right Information

Learning how to manage your personal finances is important to make sure that your account is always in the black. Instead of relying on credit card companies with high interest rates or loan sharks to pay back your debt, avoid these costs in the first place by spending money wisely.

File your taxes as soon as possible to abide by the IRS’s regulations. If you will be receiving a refund, file early to receive your money more quickly. If you owe money, it may be wiser to file your taxes just before the due date in April.