Archives for May 2013

All You Need to Know About Credit Card Interest Rates

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy. When comparing financial products, it can be difficult to know which offers the best value and which might be most suitable for you. Financial providers don’t always make it easy either – as there is often confusing […]

All Things Finance Monthly Standard

Hi All! Welcome back to the All Things Finance Monthly Standard: Finance related articles from around the web. As I’m writing this I’m also watching Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Redwings. Chicago is up 1-0 at 10:23 of the 2nd period. For those who haven’t been following […]

How to Avoid Money Anxiety

Money anxiety is something that can affect anyone and can show itself in many different forms. The stresses of budgeting, debt, paying for a child’s post secondary or reaching financial goals can all cause money anxiety. How to Avoid Money Anxiety: Address the Stress The first step to decreasing or avoiding your money anxiety is […]

WordPress Basics: A Step by Step Guide to Setting up a WordPress Site for Your Business

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy. Today’s economy is still in shambles, and this leads a lot of people to the Internet in hopes of building a web business. Still vibrant, the online market is vast, easy to tap into, and definitely strong enough […]

Make My Money Grow Part 3: Should I Invest Or Pay Off Debt?

Some people are thrifty. Some are frugal. Both can be great at saving, and even at paying off debt. All wise choices. But saving is not the same as investing. Saving will pile up your money, while investing can make your money grow itself. But if you hold some debt, should you invest or pay […]

Six Strategies for Handling a Difficult Boss

This is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy. At one time or another, nearly everyone has had to deal with a difficult boss. The source of the challenge might be unprofessionalism, or inconsistency, or incompetence to name just a few- and the list goes on. […]

How The Average American Spends Their Money [Infographic]

This week’s infographic may take a tilt of the head at first to read, but don’t fret. It gets much easier to read and understand after the intro paragraphs. It’s a great visual guide to what we owe and where we spend our money–or at least how the “average American” does so. You already know […]

The Positive Emotions of Money

I find, especially in the personal finance niche, to be surrounded by negative connotations about money. I know I’m bad for usually focusing on monetary negatives. When you’re as in debt as I am, it’s hard to see the calm while your within the storm so-to-speak. The world is full of stories about people who […]

How To Make Your Money Grow Part 2: Save Early

A friend of mine recently mentioned that he’s saved over 6 figures in retirement funds. No, he wasn’t born into money. He wasn’t given a handout. He’s not part of the 1%. He’s not a lawyer or a doctor either. What he did is something any of us can do. He started saving early, even […]

How To Find The Right Or Wrong Penny Stock

“My friend told me about this mining stock that will spike from $0.001 to $5 over the next 6 months.”  WOW, this is a great investment right?…wrong.  Almost everyday someone calls me to talk about some hot penny stock that they know is going to take off.  They got this “tip” from some co-worker that […]