Infographic: Pi Day Financial Cheat Sheet

Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, but we’ll call Pi Day a close second. This semi-official day celebrates the mathematical constant of pi, or the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Because pi is approximately equal to 3.14 (continuing on for about a trillion digits), March 14 (3/14) is […]

Budget Whisperer: The High Cost of Attending a Wedding

I know it’s not wedding season, but I just attended a January wedding, so I’m going to talk about it. Because I can. Weddings are expensive, that’s a given. There are countless references helping brides-to-be plan a wedding on a budget, along with guidelines reminding the happy couple of all the little things that add up. […]

Get Out of Debt: Peer-to-Peer Consolidation Loans

The most widely known choices for getting out of debt are credit counseling or a debt settlement plan. But you can “DIY” more easily than you think. Many consumers believe they can’t settle their own debt. But after looking into all of your choices, you may decide to pursue a solution you never considered – or […]

Six Facts to Know About Your Credit Report

A high credit score is important to me, so I check my credit report once every three months to make certain it’s free of errors. Recently, I noticed some inaccurate information; my mortgage loan had been sold to a new company, but on my credit report, there appeared to be two mortgage loans – one with the new company […]

Military Veterans can Prosper By Avoiding These Financial Pitfalls

We recently celebrated Veteran’s Day to honour the service to our country by millions of our Armed Forces personnel. But many recent veterans making the transition back into civilian life will struggle financially. Many have trouble even finding a job, particularly one that matches the experience they had in the military. Others have big dreams […]