In honor of the fact that its pretty much 2020 already, here is a classic Saturday Night Live skit with some timeless advice - don't buy stuff you cannot afford. A unique program for managing your debt. SNL skit featuring Steve Martin, Amy Poehler and Chris Parnell. So simple you can do it too! SNL- Don't Buy Stuff from Certell on Vimeo. Sometimes the hardest topics … [Read more...] about SNL: Don’t Buy Stuff You Cannot Afford
Art stocks are gaining popularity as a viable asset class as investors look for new ways of increasing their profit margins on investments. It is being embraced by households as a component of their personal identity. Art is perhaps, one of the only ways in which emotions and investment intersect for profit. … [Read more...] about How Art Stocks Can Help With Taxes
As a financial planner, I have hosted hundreds of financial seminars. At all of them, I stand next to a blank whiteboard with a marker and ask my audience to name the characteristics of their most ideal investment scenario. Rather than expecting them to shout out the specific names of investment account types, I ask for them to provide me with the characteristics that describe … [Read more...] about Dean Vagnozzi: What is a Good Return on Your Financial Investment?
How to Track Your Spending Did the money gremlins sneak into your bank account and drain it again? Surely, the problem cannot be that you spent too much! There must be some other reason…. … [Read more...] about Learn Where Your Money Goes
Ways to Avoid Paying Extremely High Interest You have an important bill to pay and not enough money to pay for it. A payday loan might be the solution to your problem – if you don't mind paying very high interest rates. It's not uncommon for payday loans to have APRs above 100%. … [Read more...] about 9 Alternatives To Payday Loans
Bankruptcy Rules Might Go Up for Review According to the G.19 Consumer Credit Report recently released by the Federal Reserve, America's total student loan debt has topped $1.5 billion – and we are having trouble paying off that debt. At of the end of 2017, a whopping 11 percent of student loans were either ninety days delinquent or in default. … [Read more...] about Will Trump Make It Harder to Discharge Student Loan Debt?
Affordable housing is increasingly hard to find in today's market. According to data from Trulia, America's inventory of starter homes has decreased by almost half compared to six years ago while prices rose by almost 58 percent. … [Read more...] about Home Prices Outpace Pay Increases
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New Survey Shows the Impact of Student Debt on Homeownership Financial aid in college can be your best friend or your worst nightmare. It can lead to an advanced degree that leads to a better job with higher pay and superior benefits. It can also be a hindrance: it's the reason why millennials with student loans can't buy a home. … [Read more...] about 4 Out of 5 with Student Loans Can’t Buy a Home