credit card

Research Your Options Before Borrowing Money

Research Your Options Before Borrowing Money

Have you ever found yourself short of cash? Unexpected emergencies, occurrences and expenses can really put a crimp in your financial health. Whether it is an illness or a disaster, anyone can find themselves in need of an emergency loan. Planning for the future can help with more than just your retirement; it can also [...]

Improve Cash Flow with Smart Payment Tactics

Improve Cash Flow with Smart Payment Tactics

The title of this post may sound counter-intuitive. How can I improve my business’ cash flow by making payments? Shouldn’t it be the reverse? My cash flow improves when I don’t make payments. But if you choose not to make payments when your vendors and employees expect them, you probably won’t be in business very long. By using [...]

Top 5 Money Misconceptions

Top 5 Money Misconceptions

When I was a teenager, I made a lot of assumptions about how money and credit work. After all, it’s not like there’s a checking account course in high school! Here are the five biggest money misconceptions that plagued me in my youth.   “Who Reads the Fine Print Anyway?” I don’t really know why, [...]

From Moo-Money to Mobile: Fun History of Money and Banking

From Moo-Money to Mobile: Fun History of Money and Banking

In the Beginning…There Was Ancient Money   Historians believe Cattle were the first early form of money  and have found evidence dating as far back as 9000 BC.   The first coins date back to 2000 BC in the Bronze Age where they were shaped like cattle.   In the 12th Century during the Crusades, [...]

Switch to our desktop site