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Planning Tips for Today's Economy

By: The Lawyer In Blue Jeans Estate Planning Views: 2694 | Comments: 1 | Votes: 1

The Lawyer in Blue Jeans

During a time of economic change, it is wise to review your financial plan to consider potential adjustments and improvements. Even if you reviewed your plan within the past year, the following tips can help determine whether additional revisions may be needed.   1. Review your estate plan. This will ensure that that your intentions in distributing your assets are understood. More

Single people have different retirement planning priorities

By: Art Of Saving Financial Planning Views: 5103 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 4

Art Of Saving

Flying solo Single people have different retirement planning priorities By Dave Carpenter ASSOCIATED PRESS 2:00 a.m. October 18, 2009 Single people get left out of the picture a lot when it comes to retirement. Typically it's smiling couples who are shown contemplating their sunset years in ads, brochures and magazines. The big picture is about to change, however. More

How To Create A Fairer Tax Environment

By: Steve Selengut Tax Planning Views: 2566 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 0

Steve Selengut

Can lawmakers who don't have the courage or intelligence to outlaw texting while driving really be expected to create a saner tax structure? Hmmm.   Politicians focus on one issue at a time, and pretend to have problems dealing with inter-related programs. Tenured politicians have a vested interest in resisting any change that involves their spheres of influence. More

Cheap Home Insurance

By: Roxyrohit Auto Loans Views: 2785 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 0

roxyrohit

Finding affordable insurance in the state of Arizona may not be as difficult as you think as long as you are armed with a bit of insurance information. If you know how the insurance companies think, it will be easier to present your home in a way favorable to your insurer. They have found that policyholders with poor credit tend to put in more claims than policyholders with good credit. More

Women are better savers, but we should all realize the importance of putting a bit away each month

By: Tax Advisors Personal Finance Views: 4627 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 1

Tax Advisors

that a nation also looks to be battling its way out of recession quite successfully – and that more people may now be aware of the importance of savings. More

American Express Rant - Leave Home Without It

By: Mark Goldman Credit Repair Views: 3995 | Comments: 1 | Votes: 1

Mark Goldman

This Saturday I was awakened by a call from American Express.  Although they had not sent me a bill yet, they decided I had to send them money right away.  The pleasant Customer Service Representative explained that American Express had decided my charges for this month were more than they would allow, even though my account was current. More

Are First Time Homebuyer Tax Credits a Benefit?

By: Mark Goldman Real Estate Views: 4579 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 0

Mark Goldman

One concern that I had from the inception was that the tax credit could not be used at the time of sale.  This limited the "stimulus" effect. FHA did allow some kind of loan so that the credit could be borrowed (we need to start to shudder when the word “borrow” comes into the conversation.) in advance and used for closing costs. And so on. www.markgoldman.com More

The Ins and Outs of Home Insurance

By: Goran Jovanovic Insurance Views: 3031 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 0

Goran Jovanovic

Your home is likely your most valuable asset, so naturally, you want to protect it. But homeowners insurance can be complicated. You want to avoid paying too much for coverage you don't need, but you shouldn't leave yourself vulnerable to loss either. Here are some secrets of the home insurance business that may help you save without risking your home. Know the value of your home. More

Making home Affordable program on pace to help millions of homeowners

By: Sanda Hnatjuk-Bahic Home Loans Views: 3552 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 0

Sanda Hnatjuk-Bahic

  More than 400,000 modification offers have been extended and more than 230,000 trial modifications have begun, according to the report.  At the current pace, the program is on track to offer assistance to up to 3 to 4 million homeowners over the next three years. 1, 2009. More

Health Care Reform or Welfare Program - Who Pays the Bill?

By: Steve Selengut Insurance Views: 3211 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 0

Steve Selengut

The White House has released another of its health care reform clarification emails--- there will be more. It seems strange to me that the focus is on insurance coverage rather than on the spiraling costs of health care itself. But why should they care? This is Robin Hood politics, not business. Why do we continue to re-elect them is a far better question. to assure that this happens. More