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 […]

3 Lifesaving Tactics to Stay Afloat In a Constantly Changing Marketplace

Let’s face the facts… old-fashioned marketing tools aren’t going to keep your business a growing and prosperous entity in today’s marketplace.  Hey, this month’s hottest techniques and information will be obsolete in six months.  Now, I’m not saying that old marketing principals can’t be upgraded and incorporated successfully, but as a rule marketers have to […]

Personal Finance for Young Adults: Money Tips for Your Twenties

Recent college graduates and young professionals are in a unique financial situation. One advantage of being young is that you can begin to set good financial habits now, and plan wisely for your future. At the same time, if you are living on your own for the first time, you may feel like you have […]

3 Simple Steps to Better Personal Finance

Many people struggle with money and live paycheck to paycheck. Here are 3 simple ways to improve your personal finances. Make a Budget Sit down and create a budget. To do this, simply make two columns of expenses. Column one should contain fixed expenses, those that are the same amount each month such as insurance, […]

Business Success with Managing Personal Finances

An Interview with CEO Aaron Patzer from Mint CEO Aaron Patzer of who thinks of himself as an inventor first, an engineer second and an entrepreneur third. Prior to founding Mint, he was an architect and technical lead for the San Jose division of Nascentric. Patzer also worked for IBM developing patents for […]

Find Out The Actual Cost of Raising a Child From Infancy Until Adulthood [Infographic]

I can’t get enough of newborn babies. I know everyone doesn’t love kids, but I’m pretty excited to have kids of my own one day. But how expensive is it to have a child, and how does it compare to how much our parents and grandparents spent? Childcare and education costs have soared since 1960. A […]

The Best And Worst Financial Decisions People Make

Money management isn’t always easy. In a perfect world, we’d all have 401(k) plans and thousands of dollars in our savings accounts, but real life often gets in the way. Regardless of your financial means, what are the best – and worst – decisions you can make? Let’s find out. Getting a college education is […]