Monthly Archives: May 2013
Don’t let your monthly balances gain on you—take action. There’s nothing good about credit card debt. It’s typically the highest interest-rate debt, it offers no tax advantages, and too much of it sinks your credit score. If you are barely … Continued
New technology is helping you save time and money. It’s obvious when your tank needs refueling or your windshield washer fluid needs replenishing. But knowing when to service your car or get the oil changed is not so straightforward. Complicating … Continued
Teach the concept of money early to raise a financially savvy child. It’s a shocking statistic. According to a survey conducted by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group, 75 percent of America’s young adults … Continued
Pay now, save money and headaches later. Even if you live in the house of your dreams (lucky you), there are always details that need attention. Some, like a paint touch-up here or a new light fixture there, can wait. … Continued
Remember how stressful it was to learn how to drive? Teaching someone to drive can be even more stressful—especially when it is your own child. But with a little planning and firm guidelines, even the most apprehensive parents can teach their children to be responsible drivers. Here are some key rules to establish with your teen
Trucks, vans and SUVs leave their gas-guzzling reputation in the dust. The compact car trend may be perfect for parallel parking in the smallest of spots, but when you need to haul cargo, you need a vehicle that was built … Continued
Storm season’s just around the corner, and that means an increased chance of hurricanes heading up the coast. Don’t get caught off guard–following a few simple hurricane preparation tips from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety and Nationwide can help protect your home from high-speed winds, hail, driven rain and flying debris.