5 Ways Poor Credit Can Cost You

Your credit is one of the most important aspects of your finances. Your credit situation can mean savings — or costs. In fact, poor credit can cost you significantly. And the costs aren’t always in terms of money. While the most obvious costs of poor credit are financial, you also have to watch out for…Continue Reading

Seven Simple Solutions for the Lazy Gourmet

Love to cook? Looking to take your gourmet kitchen to the next level affordably? Here are six simple solutions for lazy gourmet cooks. Deglazing Don’t feel like scrubbing the sauté pan after cooking those chicken breasts? Take advantage of the flavor opportunity by adding some butter, lemon juice or white wine and a tad of corn starch and water…Continue Reading

Money-Saving Barbecue Menu Ideas

It’s summer. And since we all have to eat anyway, why not incorporate it into our entertainment agenda and have some folks over for a barbecue? Following are several ideas to pull off a successfully hosted event without busting your budget. Combo Kabobs These really are a fun and visually dramatic way to stretch your…Continue Reading

How to Tell an Investment is Too Risky for You

When you invest, you have to be prepared for risks. Every investment comes with risk. However, that doesn’t mean that you should ignore risks and invest anyway. It’s important to understand what is too risky for you, and what you can do to mitigate your risks while still earning an acceptable return. Understand Your Risk…Continue Reading