Despite What Your Kids Might Say, It’s Almost Time For School

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of young parents breathing a sigh of relief as they passed the hump of the July 4th holiday season. They now look at the calendar and discover that it won’t be long before their children switch out their pails and shovels for lunch bags and backpacks. Yes, a new school year is right around the corner, despite what your children might say.Continue Reading

Investing On Your Own Terms

In the world of banking and investment opportunities there are many directions you can take depending on your personal goals and finances. Finding what best suits you and your investing goals is vital to gaining exponential growth in your numbers.Continue Reading

Gas or Charcoal — What’s the Best Grill for Your Money?

It’s grill season! Yes, that sentence does deserve an exclamation point, because it’s a glorious time for many young parents in the audience. It’s a time to clean off the utensils, scrape down the cooking elements and purchase the appropriate heating materials that make their meats and vegetables taste that much better. For some, the start of grilling season is more important than the Super Bowl and the premiere of The Walking Dead combined.Continue Reading

eBook Business: The (Almost) Free Ways to Publish Your eBook

The eBook industry is big these days. No, make that huge. Make that tremendously huge. In 2013 they made up $3 billion of all book sales and they continue to move forward, if not a bit slower, in 2014. What makes them attractive is their low price and portability on devices like the Nook or Kindle. In turn, this has caused an increase of writers who have embraced this form of books, flooding the market with a whole new generation of authors.Continue Reading

Furnishing Your Space: Inexpensive Ways to Make A Homey House

You’ve decided to move your young family from the cramped two-bedroom apartment you occupy to a more spacious home in the suburbs. Unlike your apartment, the home has a few more bedrooms, extra sitting space and more square footage overall. You sign the papers, get the key and walk into an empty and spacious home.Continue Reading

Get to Know Your Health Insurance Acronyms

Health insurance has been in the news since…well, since health insurance was introduced in the 1850s and greatly expanded after World War II. An affordable option in the past, today’s health insurance can cost people more than their mortgage on a monthly basis, especially for those with chronic afflictions. It became a major focal point when health care reform was approved a few years ago.Continue Reading