Financial Management
Financial Management

Expensive Hopes

I was watching one of those investigative report shows today and one of the topic was about certain matchmaking services and how people pay a lot of money in hopes to find that special someone. While I’m personally not an expert in the matchmaking and dating service industry, it is pretty apparent that it generates

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Financial Management

New Bankruptcy Legislation

Apparently in the US a new bill has passed that prevents people from being able to wipe out their debts by simply filing for bankruptcy. Instead, people with a certain level of income will be forced to pay back a portion of the debt over the next couple of years. The bill is suppose to

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Financial Management

Value of a Dollar

Recently while watching the news, I saw a segment that dealt with handling ones financial portfolio and the main issue was addressing how people have trouble managing their bills with their current salary. As usual, a credit card was mentioned in the mix as a key culprit in making people spend more than they should.

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Financial Management

Currency Conversion Fees

While reading through all of the fine prints in the credit card offer that I received, an interesting line that caught my attention was how I would be charged a fee for all transactions that are conducted in a foreign currency. I’ve personally had no knowledge of this type of fee before as I have

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Financial Management General Thoughts and Fun Topics

Lifestyle Changes

Today I was hearing about a person who wanted to quit smoking but would frequently give in to temptation. For example, the person would just be walking by a store and then would decide that they have money so why not buy a pack? When you think about, virtually in every situation where a person

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Financial Management

It Adds Up

While flipping through the channels on TV today, I saw a show called “The Suze Orman Show”which deals with topics concerning one’s financial predicaments in life. Since I caught the show during the middle of it, the topic of discussion was about how a former guest accumulated a debt of about $40,000 in food which

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