Getting A Home Mortgage? Don'T Make These Three Mistakes


Buying a home can be quite scary, especially if it is your first time. There are lot of things that you need to take care of, which you will be completely unfamiliar with. That is why people sometimes make mistakes along the way, especially when it comes to getting the mortgage. Be sure not to do any of these three things. Not Looking At Your Credit History It is important to take a good look at your credit history and try to resolve any potential issues before you apply for a mortgage.

19 March 2018

Small Mini-Marts Can Greatly Benefit From An On-Site ATM


The presence of an ATM inside of a mini-mart helps business owners and customers alike. Customers need to withdraw cash in order to make purchases. Businesses need customers to spend money in order to generate a profit. This is why major franchise min-marts and convenience stores present ATMs on their premises. Independently-owned "mom and pop" small grocery shops and convenience stores might not consider installing an ATM. The feeling is the local bank and its ATM down the street are more than helpful.

28 February 2017

World In Your Hands (And Pocket): Using World Events To Increase Your Net Worth


Using world events to help increase your bottom line is not just a strategy for businesses and millionaires. When the world markets take a swing due to social and political events, it can be a good idea to use this to your advantage. Here are some ways to use world events to increase the amount of currency in your possession and therefore, your net worth.  Take advantage of low currency

19 July 2016

Financial Factors To Consider Before You Leave For College Out Of State


When you are about to head off to a college out of state, you may be feeling both nervous and excited about the prospect. As you are getting ready to get out in the world on your own for the first time, there is a great deal of planning and preparation tasks that you will have to complete. While packing all of the clothing and supplies you need will likely preoccupy many of your thoughts, you will also want to take some financial factors into consideration before you leave for college out of state.

29 June 2016

How Could Changes In The Political Landscape Affect Your Ability To Send Money To Mexico?


If you have friends or family members living across the Rio Grande, you may occasionally wire money to Mexico to assist them with ongoing household costs, celebrate a special occasion, or help with medical expenses. However, Donald Trump has proposed to put a stop to these types of payments until the Mexican government agrees to fund an anti-immigration wall between the two countries. Could such a plan come to fruition? What are your options if you're concerned about your ability to continue sending money across the border?

13 April 2016

Excuses To Use When You Don't Want To Help Someone With Bail


It can be a stressful time to receive a phone call from someone you know asking to put up money to bail him or her out of jail. Even if you're sympathetic to the person's situation, you need to carefully assess a number of things before you make the commitment to help. If the person isn't reliable and doesn't attend his or her court date, you'll be held financially responsible -- which is a major headache that you don't need.

11 April 2016

Managing Your Finances 101 For Startups


One of the most important things to get a handle on early in your startup's life is finances. Making a few errors in the beginning of your business can lead to poor practices and accumulated losses down the road. Here are some ways to manage your finances as an early startup. Use Technology When You Can There are several handy online tools to help businesses keep track of their spending. Be sure that you choose a bank that offers mobile and online banking.

6 April 2016