Thursday, August 26, 2010

Surviving the Recession is a Frame of Mind

It might seem as if the economy will never get out of the current funk it's in. In all likelihood, it will, and when it does, we need to remember how bad things got before they got better.

Understanding why things got as bad as they did, as well as making sure we don't make similar mistakes can help us avoid repeating the recession's evil effects in the near future. While things are bound to get bad again, learning from this recession can help us better prepare for and handle the next recessionary round, because it will come...eventually.


Monday, August 23, 2010

6 Ways to Keep Your Elderly Loved One's Money Safe

Watching out for the financial safety of an aging loved one can be a considerable task, and one that's not to be taken lightly. There are plenty of scams out there aimed at the elderly, and as technology advances, the opportunity for this demographic to be taken advantage of seems only to increase.

To better protect an elderly loved one in your family or just someone you know, maybe even yourself, here are a few tips that you might find helpful.


Thursday, August 19, 2010

Save Hundreds of Dollars on Carpet Cleaning

Here is a post regarding a little DIY job I decided to do at my in-law's house. Their carpet was in need of a bit of cleaning and I was the man for the job. I thought this might be an opportune time to do a little research and see just how much money my lovely labor and rented carpet cleaning machine could save compared to a professional carpet cleaning company.


Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Get a Grip on Summer Spending

Summer can be a tempting time for you and your wallet. The air is fresh, the weather is nice, and you probably want to get out and do stuff.

But doing stuff can cost money. And summer spending can quickly get away from you in a number of ways and for a number of reasons.

Here are a few ways you might reign in your summer splurges when it comes to the cash that's flowing from your coffers.