Accidents Happen

Accidents Happen — Are Your Loved Ones Protected?

While it may not be pleasant to think about becoming incapacitated or dying, the reality is that accidents and health events happen to people all the time. Wouldn’t you feel better knowing that in the event the worst happens to you, your loved ones won’t have a hard time managing your affairs? By taking some […]

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Investing Basics – A Starting Point

While the economy makes it seem tough to make ends meet for so many, and many use a payday loan may when their short on cash between paydays, it’s also important to think about the long-term when you may not be in a position to be working as much or looking to finally retire. Just […]

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Financial Windfall

What To Do With a Surprise Financial Windfall

As unlikely as it may seem, at some point in your life you may be end up on the receiving end of a large financial windfall. It could be an inheritance from a long-lost relative, an event that entitled you to a legal event, or even winning the national lottery. Whatever the reason, it’s good […]

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rent

How to Negotiate a Lower Rent Payment on Your Flat

  Times are tough, and landlords know it. For many of us, that rent payment on our flat is the single largest expense each month — so why not try to reduce that payment to have the greatest benefit to our budget? While you might feel like the landlord has all the power in the […]

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4 Ways to Make Extra Money Now

1. Sell or Recycle Your Old Electronics – If you’re anything like me, you probably have several old mobiles, cameras and iPods lying around the flat. You just never get rid of them, but buy the next big thing when it comes out. If that’s you, why not sell the old ones? Some good sites […]

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3 Ways Being Lazy Can Cost You Money

3 Ways Being Lazy Can Cost You Money

While some might feel the title is a bit harsh, if we’re honest with ourselves, there are certain times ALL of us are lazy to some degree, and it costs us money. A great deal of financial success in life depends on just how often we allow ourselves to sink into bad habits and just […]

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Budgeting Methods Worth a Try

In today’s economy, it’s tough making ends meet, especially with what’s going on with government debt, austerity and job prospects. So, it’s more important than ever to think about how you go about budgeting for both life in the moment, and saving for your future. Here are a few different methods that seem to work […]

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Saving Money on Your Winter Heating Costs

With winter upon us, it’s worthwhile to consider how you might go about decreasing your monthly heating bills through some simple and low-cost approaches. Depending on the size of your budget, just how bad your flat leaks warmth and how you intend on paying for the upgrades, your results will vary. But given how large […]

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