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Archives for May 2014

5 of the Most Common Insurance Myths and Why They Aren’t True

Insurance can be incredibly complicated, so it’s no wonder that sometimes rumors, myths, and untruths can be held as fact and disseminated as such. We’ve listed a few of the most common home and auto insurance myths, and explained why they aren’t true.

Answering These 5 Questions Might Make You Think Twice before Buying a Home

Dreaming of buying a home? Some Americans grew disillusioned with homeownership during the housing bust, but the real estate market is showing signs of recovery in many parts of the country. Before you buy a home, though, consider these five questions to gauge your readiness.

Why Your Credit Report Matters When It Comes to Your Home and Auto Insurance

It’s no secret that your credit report plays a big role in how much you pay for your car or home. The better your credit score, the lower the interest rate on your mortgage or car loan and the lower your payments. That makes sense. But did you know your credit report also affects how […]

CEO Mom: What a Mom’s Time is Really Worth

Do you consider yourself a working mom? When I married my husband we had five babies in seven years and moved 11 times in 13 years. I left a nice job as a broker to have a more rewarding career as a SAHM (stay at home mom). One of the questions that I frequently heard […]

How Staying in Shape Directly Impacts Your Wallet

As the weather finally begins to warm up and the layers of clothes decrease, people anxiously throw on their gym shoes or do a few crunches before bed. Who hasn’t seen dozens of magazine covers proclaiming a quick way to get your body “beach ready?” Other than feeling good in a bikini (or speedo), staying […]

9 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund to Get Ahead

Your taxes are done, and let’s hope you’re getting a refund. Now the big question is: What’s the best use of your tax refund? Being the savvy money manager you are, you’re looking for ways that your tax windfall can help you get ahead. You may splurge a little, but you see this as a […]

Becoming Smarter About Money Doesn’t Have to be Boring

Money isn’t the root of all evil. That title truly belongs to ignorance. Ignorance can leave intelligent people crippled with fear about what to do with their savings account or prevent them from understanding how to properly use/utilize credit cards. Ignorance — with a dash of laziness — can be what keeps someone from contributing […]

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