The Finance Blogger

Author Archive

Wishful Thinking Will Not Make Bad Debt Go Away

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018 Posted in Debt Management | No Comments »

Bad debt will not just disappear. You have to take some specific action in your life to deal with it. Wishful thinking will not make bad debt go away. It ... Read more..

A Financial Playbook for Couples in Retirement

Sunday, October 7th, 2018 Posted in Retirement | No Comments »

When couples retire together there are many issues they have to figure out how to deal with. From filling their time to spending time together to dealing with their finances. ... Read more..

Things To Do Before You Retire

Thursday, September 20th, 2018 Posted in Retirement | No Comments »

Many retirees assume that life will be grand after they retire. They will have lots of time and money available in retirement to do the things they have always put ... Read more..

Best short term investments for small amounts of money

Saturday, April 21st, 2018 Posted in Investments | No Comments »

Consumers love to talk about the stocks that have increased in value exponentially. Very few actually participate and make a lot of money in these situations. But most of us ... Read more..

How do I Avoid Probate?

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 Posted in Wills | No Comments »

Before we answer the question, how do I avoid probate, we should really define what probate actually is. The actual process of going through probate will vary state by state ... Read more..

What is Credit Utilization

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 Posted in Credit Repair | No Comments »

Credit utilization is a relatively new term that was initiated because many consumers were being penalized for having many credit cards open. We have all found ourselves inundated with ... Read more..

Recurring Payments Improve Credit Scores

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 Posted in Cash Flow | No Comments »

Paying bills on time each month is important for consumers, business customers and merchants. Recurring payments improve credit scores and maintain good relations with merchants, landlords and all providers of ... Read more..

Do I need a lawyer for a will or can I do it myself with an online form?

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 Posted in Wills | No Comments »

The quick answer to do I need a lawyer for a will is no you do not always need a lawyer to prepare a will, however there are reasons why ... Read more..

Financial Lessons For My Kids

Thursday, December 21st, 2017 Posted in Adult Children | No Comments »

What are the most important lessons you can tech your kids? There are lots of things, however this site is focused on financing and saving money. We put together 4 ... Read more..

35% of Consumers Make this Money Mistake

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 Posted in Financial mistakes | No Comments »

How many automatic payments are you making every month? If you don't know you're not the only one. Over 35% of consumers do not know how many automatic monthly payments ... Read more..

Buying Common stocks advantages and disadvantages

Saturday, October 21st, 2017 Posted in Stock Dividends | No Comments »

Common stocks advantages and disadvantages are frequent. In the past 8 years almost anyone who bought equities on the stock market when it hit bottom in 2008 has more than ... Read more..

How do I keep my heirs from Probating my Will?

Thursday, September 21st, 2017 Posted in Wills | 1 Comment »

Many consumers want to avoid an estate having to go through probate. Probating my will is something that most people try to avoid by doing appropriate planning prior to their ... Read more..

Happy Thoughts on Retirement From an Actual Retiree

Thursday, September 7th, 2017 Posted in Retirement | No Comments »

An acquaintance sent me this note which first appeared on Carrick and Money in the Globe and Mail. As a retired person trying to figure out what my own retirement ... Read more..

How do you pick an executor?

Monday, August 21st, 2017 Posted in Wills | 1 Comment »

One of the main reasons many people put off making a will is that they have to choose an executor. Sure lots just do not want to think about wills ... Read more..

Habits to become Financially Stable and Successful

Monday, August 7th, 2017 Posted in Financial Advice | No Comments »

It takes effort and discipline to become financially stable and to stay that way. Even a temporary relaxation of your financial judgement can jeopardize your stability. Spending too much on ... Read more..

Credit Score – What can impact it

Friday, July 21st, 2017 Posted in Credit Repair | No Comments »

If like many consumers, you are wondering what things can impact your credit score. This list will help you understand what you need to do to improve it. There is ... Read more..

Financial Checklist When a Spouse Dies

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 Posted in Estates | No Comments »

When your spouse passes away it can be emotionally overwhelming. Your best friend in many cases, has just left you and your wondering what you will do for the rest ... Read more..

Rent Your Home to Retire Early

Sunday, May 21st, 2017 Posted in Debt Freedom | No Comments »

Should you rent your home to retire early? This is the question many people ask themselves at various stages in life. Retired baby boomers traditionally have a home they have ... Read more..

Advice from Warren Buffett

Friday, April 21st, 2017 Posted in Financial Advice | No Comments »

Advice from Warren Buffett comes in various forms. Some are made up while others are direct quotes. This particular piece of advice comes from a TV commentator who interviewed Warren ... Read more..

Be Smarter about Your Money

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 Posted in Financial Advice | No Comments »

Do you often wonder why some people seem to have more money to spend than you do? They might even make less than you do, yet can go on trips ... Read more..


Web Content Development