Articles in Basics
How Will Fracking Affect Your Homeowners Insurance?
10/30/2014, 8:34 am from NerdWallet in Personal Finance, Insurance, Basics, Travel and Lifestyle
By Alice Holbrook for NerdWallet The method of natural gas drilling known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has caused controversy across the U.S. Advocates argue that it promises... Read >>
5 Tax Moves To Make This Fall
10/29/2014, 8:33 am from Joe Young in Personal Finance, Taxes, Banking and Loans, Basics
In case you were not paying attention to the 40 updates the IRS announced last year for this tax year -- or if you just need a refresher -- here are the highlights from the bill that are... Read >>
Balance Transfer Credit Cards: What to Do When Your Credit Limit is Too Low
10/28/2014, 8:39 am from NerdWallet in Personal Finance, Banking and Loans, Basics, Credit and Debt
By Lindsay Konsko for NerdWallet We’ve all been there: You recognize a problem with your finances, come up with a plan to deal with it, then hit a snag. For example, many people trying to pay... Read >>
7 Retirement Investing Mistakes
10/24/2014, 1:08 pm from Bankrate in Personal Finance, Retirement, Banking and Loans, Basics
By Sheyna Steiner for Bankrate.com Few investors, if any, sail through life without making mistakes, but when it comes to retirement investing, serious missteps can cost you. For instance,... Read >>
Investing and Financial Planning: What Do Millennials Want to Know?
10/23/2014, 9:31 am from NerdWallet in Investing, Basics, Banking and Loans, Travel and Lifestyle
By Laura R. Knolle , MS, CFP® Learn more about Laura on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor Millennials will one day rule the world—but who is helping them rule their pocketbooks?... Read >>
What Is Asset Allocation, And How Do You Use It Correctly?
10/22/2014, 10:01 am from Joe Young in Personal Finance, Retirement, Basics, Investing Ideas
When sketching out a retirement portfolio, many complex phrases are thrown around by HR departments, employers and financial advisors — often with little explanation — leaving employees feeling... Read >>
Lessons From The Failure Of Bitcoin Trader
10/21/2014, 8:24 am from Martin Tillier in Investing, Forex and Currencies, Basics, Investing Ideas
I guess it is a sign of maturity and acceptance that Bitcoin is now rumored to have its very own Ponzi scheme, but it isn’t a welcome one. According to this report on Coindesk.com , the Bitcoin... Read >>
Do Millennials Prefer Small Banks?
10/17/2014, 8:51 am from Bankrate in Personal Finance, Banking and Loans, Basics, Technology
By David McMillin for Bankrate.com It looks like many young account holders are opting to keep their money away from big banks. According to a new survey conducted by the Independent Community... Read >>
How To Make Money On The Side
10/16/2014, 8:29 am from Bankrate in Investing, Basics, Small Business, Travel and Lifestyle
By Dana Dratch for Bankrate.com Wish you could come up with a few extra bucks this month? Chances are, you can. And you don't necessarily have to go out and land a second job to do it. ... Read >>
Estate Planning Guide 101: A Basic Guide To Establishing Your Estate
10/15/2014, 1:24 pm from Joe Young in Investing, Basics, Banking and Loans, Retirement
Although often neglected, drawing up an estate plan is as essential to your legacy’s future as drawing up a simple will. A trust, or estate, is not the same as a will - and both are... Read >>