What is a Trailing Stop Loss Order

There are two mistakes that most people routinely make. They let emotions play too big a role in their decision making and they fail to adequately plan for the worst case scenario before the worst case scenario actually happens. These two mistakes aren’t a big deal when you’re planning dinner, but they can be disastrous […]

How To Invest In Commodities as an Average Investor

Commodity market prices can serve as an inflation indicator. If you’re looking for an inflation hedge, you may want to look at investing in this market. One of the funnier stories on investment trading that I’ve come across is this one about the hapless commodities trader. It was that moment that Brad’s palm almost immediately […]

Extra Insurance Coverage Through Credit Cards Use Those Perks

Don’t let those credit card perks go to waste. Most credit cards offer a plethora of extra rewards and benefits that a lot of cardholders may not be taking full advantage of. And one of those things is extra insurance. Yes, credit card debt is bad. However, credit cards, when used properly, can be a […]

Best Debt Consolidation Loans For Those With Good Credit

If you’re looking to save money on your existing debt by considering a debt consolidation loan, there are a few things to keep in mind. I had a friend approach me once, asking whether she should refinance or try debt consolidation in order to “package” her loans better. Sure, a single loan to replace all […]

5 Things You Should Never Put on a Credit Card

Never put these on your credit card Credit cards are powerful financial instruments, but cardholders must use them carefully to avoid becoming trapped in a cycle of debt. At the same time, it can be difficult for cardholders to contemplate a huge expense knowing that a bank has already extended them sufficient credit to just […]

After-Holidays Sales and Clearance Shopping Tips

Cashing In on Clearance Racks Anyone who’s ever visited a store shortly after the holidays and glanced in the direction of the customer service desk knows the sheer multitude of gifts returned. Ever wonder what happens to those tons of items returned? They often get discounted and placed directly in the clearance bin. For the […]