Category Archives: Other

How to Travel for Less

The thought of getting some time away from work and having a vacation is certainly appealing, but finding the money to be able to make taking the time off feasible isn’t always easy. Most people see travel as being expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. You can find some […]

Understanding How Options Differ From Stocks

Options trading is among the more advanced forms of financial investment vehicles. While they can be a bit tricky to grasp, options are a great way to add some profit potential to your investment portfolio. You should be warned, however, that as you add profit potential, you also increase the […]

The Risks and Benefits of “Short Selling”

If you’re familiarizing yourself with investing, you may have come across the term “short selling.” Short selling can be a great way to make money, but there are some important things you should understand if and when you should ever decide to short sell stocks. So let’s go over the […]

Great Government Fellowship Programs for Recent Graduates

Let’s be honest, while the economy has recovered from the depths of the so-called Great Recession, finding a job can still be tough for many graduates. Many employers aren’t hiring in huge numbers and many graduates find themselves struggling to land that dream job, or any decent paying job at […]

Crazy Frugal Stories that Might Save You Money

(Guest Post by Darwin) Frugality has certainly come of age over the past few years following the global financial malaise.  I’ve always been into frugalhacks since I grew up in a house with frugal parents.  But most of my behaviors would probably be considered relatively tame or routine for this crowd.  Some people however, […]

Balance Transfer Considerations

Opening a new account with a promotional 0% balance transfer offer is an excellent way to save money on interest while paying off a balance. But although these transfers can seem like relatively straightforward transactions, there are some nuances that cardholders should consider. First, be aware that it is not […]

Exercise Advice for Older People

Getting exercise as you get older is not just important for maintaining your health: it can help reduce your life insurance premiums and the need for healthcare as you age. Follow these tips for success when exercising. There are a few things you need to bear in mind before starting […]

Umbrella Companies: Increasing Your Ability to Earn

If you are a contractor you can choose to work through an umbrella company or set up and run your own limited company. Like the majority of freelancers, you may be unfamiliar with the responsibilities associated with setting up and running a limited company. The use of an umbrella company […]

Know the Facts: Credit Card Protection Offers

Ever gotten a phone call offering you “loss protection” insurance for your credit card? While it might sound promising, consider taking the FTC’s (Federal Trade Commission) advice: Don’t buy it. Very often, these credit card protection offers are scams that use your concern about identity theft to take advantage of […]