The Best Places to Store Cash for the Short Term

There are certainly plenty of options for storing cash short-term, but one of the worst is to store actual cash somewhere in your home. Besides a few hundred dollars, or maybe even up to $1000 in actual bills, storing cash at home is extremely risky. If you have some type of emergency such as fire […]

Are You Putting Enough Away for Retirement?

Okay, let’s be honest, the vast majority of Americans haven’t or aren’t saving nearly enough for retirement. On the other hand, there are people out there (and hopefully you’re one of them) that are stashing away as much money for retirement as possible, and diligently working to make sure that, when their “golden years” arrive, […]

Consumer Spending Is Showing Signs of Caution

In theory times should be good for those in employment. While the recession has receded after the Collateralized Debt Obligation (CDO) crisis caused such worldwide devastation it seems there are still some real problems when it comes to market growth. Real estate issues have yet to be fully resolved in many places. The rapid growth […]

Handling Joint Accounts in a Divorce

Divorce is a rough time for couples and their children. Even if your relationship ends amicably, there are many details to sort out. For example, you might have to determine a custody arrangement for your children; come to an agreement on how to split belongings — and most importantly, you have to find the best […]