Been Approached By A New Financial Adviser – Now What?

Being approached by a new Financial Adviser can be a little nerve wracking. In today’s economic uncertainty, how can you be sure who you can trust with your hard earned money? Beware of the slick tongue and free lunch meetings – if you feel pressured to invest your money with someone check them out – here are some suggestions.

Internet Email Scams To Avoid

Avoid and Report Email Scams. These email scams cycle around the Internet every 6 months to several years. They cycle because every day new people start using the Internet and Email and are susceptible to falling victim to fraudulent and malice behavior. Be aware, if it doesn’t seem right – it isn’t.

Oh The Holiday Shopping Season And Saving Money To Buy A Home

Money and Time saving tips to help you save money during the holiday season to keep you on track to saving money for your new home purchase in the springtime. Holiday shopping causes many potential home buyers to over spend and slow down their progress to buying a home. Make this year different.

Economical Holiday Gift Giving Suggestions

Shopping for the holidays is a stressful time: crowds, spending money, over spending, maxing out credit cards. Spread your holiday shopping over the year starting in January so you are done shopping by Thanksgiving. The holiday season can be about giving of your time instead of stressful shopping.

Apartment Rental And Time Share Real Estate Companies

Apartment Rentals and Time Shares are very difficult places to begin your real estate career. These two types of real estate companies take careful consideration on your part if you are thinking of taking a position with them as you get your real estate license and look for your first job.

Beginning Your Real Estate Career

After passing your real estate agent licensing exam you need to find a real estate broker office to work for; one that fits your needs. Do you work for a national real estate company or a local real estate broker? In the beginning you will have to give your time to get buyer leads.

Real Estate As A Career – Do You Have What It Takes?

Becoming a real estate agent requires some careful consideration. You can make a lot of money as a real estate agent, but you need to be prepared in the beginning of your career to not get paid for at least 3-6 months. There are many satisfying rewards to a career in real estate.

Has The Housing Crisis Hit Bottom?

The U.S. Housing Crisis is really bad – that’s all we hear in news day in and day out. Foreclosures, too many houses for sale, another mortgage company filing for bankruptcy – when will it all end? To tell, take a look at historical data and compare to what is happening in many markets across the country.

Emergency Fund – What Do I Need To Know?

What happens when you have an emergency and need cash? Can you go to your bank and get quick easy access to your money that you have set aside over the years. If you cannot then this article is for you. Read these simple easy tips and save yourself a lot of headache.

Got Money To Put Somewhere – The Best and Simplest Places to Put Cash

There are so many things we can do with our money nowadays. Where you put your money depends on what your goals are for it. Get back to the basics. Here are three simple places to put your hard earned cash.

The Bad News About a Big Tax Return

Sorry to break it to you, you are not alone – getting a big tax return could be costing you more money than you think. Find out why and what to do about it.

Preventing Identity Theft – Things to Watch Out For

Here are some simple steps to identify and prevent identity theft. The key to identity theft protection is to be smart and go with your gut. If something does not feel right, it probably is not. Make a phone call if in doubt.

Why I Love ING Direct USA

Doing business with ING Direct USA is a pleasure for one our freelance writers. Read his story and what he has to say about ING.

Arkadi Kuhlmann of ING Direct Puts the Customer First

A great online bank, ING Direct, is designed to be simple, inexpensive, and deliver great customer service. Its President and CEO, Arkadi Kuhlmann has built the United States’ largest internet bank by standing for his belief in fixing a banking system gone bad.

Using the Internet to Manage Your Personal Finances

It is easy to get behind in today’s fast paced society. We are pulled from many directions and sometimes our credit and bill paying suffer. What solutions are there? We present one – the internet.

Differences Between Men and Women in Debt and Financial Matters

Do you remember the book Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus? Well, the differences he spoke about in that book exist in the areas of debt and finances. Read more about the differences