5 Simple Business Advertising Ideas

If you have a new business — particularly a home business — one of the hardest things is getting the word out about what you have to offer. Here are some inexpensive, effective business advertising ideas to help get you started. Financial independence is only a client...

Improving Credit Rating

Credit scores can seem baffling. Indeed, the credit rating industry has a stranglehold on your financial life with some pretty nonsensical rules. With bad (r no) credit, it's next-to-impossible to get a mortgage, get an auto loan, or finance much of anything. You can...

How Seniors Can Make it Easy on their Families

Last Thursday, my dear dad was in a terrible car accident. He ended up with two broken ribs and a mangled hip. But, as the doctor said, he came out much better than he should have. The entire front of the car was literally ripped off. That's what happens when a small...

Houses in Foreclosure

This post brought to you by Fannie Mae. All opinions are 100% mine. Just before we moved into the new house, the owners of the house across the street suddenly moved out. Notices went up on the door. A few weeks later, a for sale sign went up in the yard. Almost...

Save Money with Online Coupons

Building a custom home has meant a constant stream of purchases. Almost daily I'm swamped with parts and pieces to select and order. After a while it loses its charm, but the goal has always been to get the most for our money. One of the ways we did this was to...