Personal Finance Articles

Want to get your personal finances in order but you're not sure how?
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Getting to Know Your Spouse's Finances
Personal Finance

Getting to Know Your Spouse's Finances

You and your spouse are supposed to stick together in sickness and in health, in good times and in bad. Considering those parameters, it would probably behoove you to thoroughly understand each other's finances.

Aaron Crowe
13 years ago
Insurance and Your Second Home
Personal Finance

Insurance and Your Second Home

A second home is not necessarily "home sweet home" when it comes to homeowner's insurance. With house number two, you'll discover the need for more insurance, priced at a higher cost than the premium for house number one. How much higher depends on how closely you follow these money saving tips.

Kirk Haverkamp
13 years ago
Tapping Equity in a Mortgage-Free Home
Personal Finance

Tapping Equity in a Mortgage-Free Home

The equity accumulated in a home can be a convenient source of income, particularly for homeowners who have paid off their mortgages. Before accessing that value, however, it's important to analyze one's particular financial situation and evaluate various equity tapping options.

Kara  Johnson
13 years ago
Tax Tips for the Self-Employed
Personal Finance

Tax Tips for the Self-Employed

Self-employment offers you the freedom to work when you want, and the potential to earn more money than in a salaried job. It also offers the burden of paying your own taxes.

Kara  Johnson
13 years ago