Personal Finance

What is the Homestead Exemption?

What is the homestead exemption and how do I know if I qualify? The homestead exemption can help you save a significant amount on your taxes and offer other legal provisions. Read on for all your questions on the homestead exemption, answered. What is the homestead exemption? The homestead exemption…
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6 Ways to Pay Less at the Pump

Just when you think they can’t possibly jump any higher, gas prices start rising again. They’ve long passed the $5 mark in much of the country, and in some areas they’ve even gone beyond $6 a gallon. This means it’ll cost the average American close to $100 just to fill a 16-gallon tank. With…
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Financial Lessons You Can Learn from Fantasy Football

As summer winds down with autumn creeping closer, it’s time to start thinking fantasy football! Drafting the best team and guiding them toward the championship takes knowledge, dedication, skill and real talent. Do you have what it takes to be a fantasy football champ? Whether you do or do not, know…
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Cash, Credit or Debit–How Should I Pay?

With inflation soaring, I want to spend my money in the best way possible. When paying for various everyday and occasional purchases, should I be using cash, credit or debit? There’s a time and place for everything. Some purchases should be paid for with cash, some with a credit card, and others with…
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What to Buy and What to Skip in August

Independence Day sales are long gone and Labor Day is a month away, but you can still pick up great bargains in August. Here’s what to buy and what to skip this month. Buy: Back-to-school supplies Back-to-school season is still going strong. Cash in on great deals before the season draws to a close…
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Back-to-School Shopping Hacks

It’s back-to-school season, and that means you’ve got a list of stuff a mile long to buy. The good news is that you don’t need to break the budget during the second-biggest shopping season of the year. There are lots of ways to save, and if you plan your shopping well in advance instead of...Read…
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Should I Buy an Electric Car?

With gas prices soaring and expected to continue climbing into the foreseeable future, I’m wondering if this is a good time to consider purchasing an electric car. Should I buy an electric vehicle now?  Thousands of drivers are grappling with this question as gas prices peak. While an electric vehicle…
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How Do I Boost The Rate Of Return On My Savings?

CERTIFICATE LADDERING! While interest rates were at all-time lows, many people parked their money in savings or insured money market accounts. But now that interest rates are starting to rise, many members are wondering how they can maximize the return on their savings. What about Certificates? With…
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