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2011 January

Archives for January 2011

Top Budgeting Tips: Frugality Made Easy

When most people hear the word 'budgeting', they immediately cringe and think of living like a miser, scrimping and saving every penny. The truth is frugality is not about missing any of the fun things you enjoy. Budgeting is all about knowing how much you have to spend and how much you're expected to pay out and matching the two together. Frugality is simply about learning to spend the … [Read more...]

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Banks With Free Checking Accounts

Here’s a question you have to ask – if there are banks with free checking accounts, then why are most of us paying for them? Does a Free Checking Account Exist, Really? For a checking account to be classified as a free, obviously it should not cost you anything. This means there should be no account fees, no fees to use an ATM or write a check, no fees to use Internet banking or make online … [Read more...]

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Understanding The IRA Withdrawal Rules

IRAs provides great benefits for workers. It allows them to save for their retirement in an account that will give them a variety of investment options. An IRA account acts like a cup that holds many investments like stocks, bonds, mutual funds and so much more. It is up to the account holder which type of investment he or she likes to take on. Aside from investment opportunities, IRA accounts are … [Read more...]

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Managing Your Money 101: Getting The Basics Right

When it comes to managing your personal finances, there are several tactics you could adopt to stay on top of it. We're going to take a look at just one of these now - budgeting. Budgeting is all about understanding and controlling your finances. It's widely seen as the most important part of managing your finances, and with good reason too. A budget lets you see a financial plan 'from … [Read more...]

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Why Should Anyone Invest In A Water ETF?

Water of drinking quality is in constant demand all over the world. Some countries have better resources than others but the demand is always there. With the steady growth of the world’s population that demand will only continue to grow. Coupled with the world’s finite water supply is what is making a water ETF a popular investment option. The demand for products from companies whose focus is … [Read more...]

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The Difference Between Mortgage Prequalification, Preapproval And Final Approval

This is a guest post provided by Ben from BankAim.com. My friend here at Financial Planning Tips asked if I would write a guest post and I gladly accepted.  If you read BankAim many of you know that I spent 5 years of my life as a loan officer. One of the common questions about mortgages I receive is… What is the difference between Prequalification, Preapproval and Loan Approval? These … [Read more...]

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