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Millennials – How Not to Be Part of the “Lost Generation”

by Kevin Mercadante February 17, 2014

The Millennial Generation – the roughly 80 million people born between 1980 and 2000 – is looking to be something of a lost generation. They came too late to benefit from the Post World War II boom that lifted so many of the Baby Boom Generation, but just in time for the financial meltdown of [...]

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5 Awesome Free Exercises that Will Help You Get in Shape

by John Schroeder February 14, 2014

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get in shape. Exercising does not need to cost a lot of money or take a bunch of your time. Getting fit doesn’t even require any exercise equipment and can easily be done in your home. If you are looking to save some money on gym [...]

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401k Plan Contribution Limits Increase for 2014

by February 13, 2014

The IRS makes an annual assessment of retirement fund contribution limits, and will increase them if certain cost of living conditions are met. While the IRS won’t increase contribution limits every year, they also won’t decrease them either. At worst, contribution limits will remain stagnant. That is more or less the case for the change [...]

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Beyond the Money: What Else to Think About During Divorce

by Miranda Marquit February 12, 2014

In the last few months, several of my acquaintances announced that they are breaking up. In many cases, this break up is taking the form of divorce. When it comes to divorce, there are a lot of money issues to deal with, from who is responsible for what debt and how the assets should be [...]

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TD Ameritrade Review

by February 11, 2014

TD Ameritrade is one of the highest rated discount brokerage firms around, consistently ranking among the leading online stock brokers in a variety of industry lists, including the best broker for your IRA as rated by Kiplinger’s, and the #1 overall for brokerage for options traders, #2 for long term investors, and #5 overall for frequent [...]

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How to Sell Your Car Yourself – Tips to Get the Most Value

by Kevin Mercadante February 10, 2014

When you buy a new car, do you trade your old car into the dealer – or do you try to sell it yourself? If you trade it to the dealer, you may be cheating yourself. Even though it’s much easier to trade the car in than to sell it yourself, you can get hundreds [...]

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Should You Automate Your Finances?

by Miranda Marquit February 7, 2014

One of the recent trends in finances is automation. Thanks to technology, it’s possible to schedule automatic bill payments, and to schedule automatic transfers so that your money is moved from your checking account to your savings account or investment account. Automated finances can simplify your cash flow so that you don’t have to worry [...]

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