Maximizing Benefit of Tax Refunds

Get More out of Your Tax Refund with This Strategy It’s tax return time. Many households are receiving tax refunds now or will over the next month or so, but too often, these refunds – which can amount to several thousands of dollars – are...

Alternatives to Payday Loans

Banks are Finding Solutions for Consumers Trapped in Payday Loans I'm so excited about some newer products that many banks and credit unions have here in Boise that I thought...

Looking Ahead, Way Ahead

Planning Your Long-Term Financial Needs According to results of a Bankrate survey, released this year (2018), nearly 20% of Americans are not saving for retirement and 47% are saving less than the recommended amount (10-15%) despite talk of an impending downturn in the economy....

Research your many options before agreeing to debt settlement

Debt Settlement Alternatives

  Are there good alternatives to debt settlement? When credit card debt becomes overwhelming, too many individuals trust emails and ads that claim to...

To Lease or Not to Lease…

Leasing vs. Buying: Which is better?   Many think leasing is the best option when purchasing a vehicle because you...

Best Odds of Winning with your Powerball Money

Powerball: A Sure Bet to Lose Your Money One in nearly three hundred MILLION!!! 282,201,338 to be fairly exact, at least at the time of this posting. Those are...

Defining PovertyThink

Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life I read this past week of efforts in many countries to eradicate poverty by, as some...

What is the Right Money App for You?

  Money App Review Series In preparation for reviewing and rating (essentially choosing) the best personal finance apps as part of a series of blogs, I’ve...