For those with only a few years of experience in the professional workforce – or those joining it for the first time – the euphoria of getting a paycheck has probably been tempered with the reality of bills and savings. Car payments, rent, student loans, saving up to buy a house, all of that counter-balances the excitement of earning real money for the first time. But it’s not just about earning that paycheck; millennials enjoying their … [Read more...] about The Quick Guide to Credit Unions and Why You Should Care
I have a big goal here on Debt Roundup. I try my best to show you many ways to save more of your money each and every day. I know my audience loves to save money, along with making more. This is what I do here and I'm glad I get to do it. Having said that, I know I've dropped the ball a bit when it comes to life insurance. I don't cover the topic much and that's because it's not a subject I'm extremely familiar with. I do suggest everyone have … [Read more...] about 5 of the Biggest Money Saving Tips for Life Insurance
Since my wife and I are elbow deep in cleanup and tasks to get our house ready to sell, I figured I would provide a good guest post from Juliana Weiss-Roessler. Oh, by the way, we already have a showing and we haven't even put our house on the market. Wish us luck later today! Vampires are traditionally depicted as being so suave and charming that their victims don’t realize they’re in danger until it’s too late. Money vampires work in a … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Being Drained by Money Vampires
Since it is Valentine's Day, I figured I would reach out to my friends at COUNTRY Financial, so they could share information about their security index. This one deals with finances and relationships. This is a guest post from Joe Buhrmann. Joe is the manager of Financial Security Field Support at COUNTRY Financial. Here’s my idea of a romantic Valentine’s Day: sitting across a candle-lit table from my wife as we hold hands. We stare into each … [Read more...] about 4 Financial Habits To Know About Your Significant Other
Buying a home is a huge milestone in life, a measure of success and a seismic mental shift from being a mobile person to one who is committing to a property and a community. It's important to be ready before jumping into this big life change. That means getting ready financially and becoming educated about the market and about personal preferences. Here are some ways people can prepare to purchase a home: Check Credit Ratings Advanced credit … [Read more...] about How to Prepare to Purchase a Home
This is a great story from Stephen Tang. He provides great detail into his journey, so sit back, relax, and enjoy your favorite beverage! Here is my story of how I turned $2,000 into over $100,000 in just seven months, lost over 95% three months later, and three years later applied the same formula to achieve similar results again within eighteen months only to lose it all in just one night! Round One The first time I accomplished that feat … [Read more...] about From Zero to Hero And Back Again, Twice!