Financial Planning for Businesses

Entries Tagged as 'saving money'

Owning vs Renting: Which One Is Really Better?

It’s become a popular debate in financial planning: owning vs renting. One of the “undeniable” truths we are often told is that it is  always better to own a home than to rent an apartment. I disagree with that so-called truth (and have been called all kinds of stupid for it, too). The logic behind [...]

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Saving Gold

Let’s put things in perspective, shall we? Many people are now realizing the power of precious metals-specifically gold. But, while I encourage you to learn more about it, I also urge you to keep things in perspective. Gold is not an investment, at least, not a serious one. It is a way to preserve the [...]

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Should You Change Auto Insurance Carriers To Save A Few Bucks?

There’s a dark side to switching insurance companies. New paperwork, new premium payments, new automatic (ACH) withdrawals. Is any of it worth the hassle? Sometimes. Sometimes not. A few years ago, I found myself engaged in a conversation with someone about insurance. Yes. Insurance. People normally don’t yammer on about car insurance but this person [...]

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Should You Worry About Inflation?

From the National Underwriter: NU Online News Service, May 20, 2008, 4:05 p.m. EDT         Boomers and current retirees share a deepening concern about soaring costs.                Pre-retirees and retirees also worry about protecting the value of their assets from inflation, having enough money to pay for long [...]

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How To Use Facebook and Twitter To Save Money On Gifts

Christmas, birthdays, and every other gift-giving holiday can become downright drudgery when you just can’t think of the perfect gift for that special someone. Christmas is especially frustrating for some people. Even if you think you’re giving great gifts, the person on the receiving end may not be entirely pleased with what they got. The [...]

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