Finding The Best Local Used Bargains

Thrift shops and flea markets offer an abundance of great bargains. There is a certain strategy to getting the best deals and knowing how to uncover the best bargains for used items.  Here's a bunch of stuff you can do to increasing your bargaining power. If you're heading to an outdoor market, head there when the season opens. Vendors have just arrived full of great new inventory. They will be … [Read more...]

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Make The Most Of Your Summer Vacation – Cheap Family Vacation Ideas

If vacation time is coming soon but the budget is tight, cheap family summer vacation ideas offer a fun alternative. There are many ways to save money yet make great memories. The key to this type of vacation planning is to remain flexible, especially when looking for great holiday deals for family travelling. Since weekends tend to be the busiest times for many people, shifting your travel to … [Read more...]

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3 Simple New Year’s Resolutions To Save You Money

It's a new year, and that means it is time to get yourself on the right financial foot. After the holiday season, most of us are at financial low points due to the extra travel and gift buying, and maybe some higher balances on our credit cards, but that doesn't mean that you can't get your finances in order as soon as possible. In fact, the holidays, in particular New Year's, can help you do … [Read more...]

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Teaching Your Children The Value Of Money

Whether we like to admit it or not, marketing and advertising is aggressively targeted towards kids of a certain age. In a consumer based economy, it's not about thinking about your purchases and is totally geared towards blurring the lines between need and want. When kids are that young, traditionally, the don't really understand money totally. The know that you need it to buy things but money … [Read more...]

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Get Rid Of Your Financial Fears! How To Train Your Brain To Be More Financially Savvy

"What put 100,000 children in the sand? Belief can.  Belief can." - John Mayer Woah John, that's a bit heavy, but it illustrates a point.  Let me rewrite those lyrics just a bit... "What can put all your money in a stinky trash can?  Belief can. Belief can." That's better, a bit lighter and more relevant to personal financial planning, don't you think? You can change your entire world … [Read more...]

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“I Need Money Fast” – Quick Ways to Make Some

Save for the rainy days, this is what our parents and our elders told us to do but until now, we seem to have not learned from our money issues yet because only a few people have savings accounts. It is important to have a savings account so that you have money to use during emergencies. However, if you already need money fast and you do not have anything saved up, here are some financial tips to … [Read more...]

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How To Save Money When Making Overseas Money Transfers

Financial Tips: Money transfers which include some form of currency exchange are a whole different ball game when compared to a regular transfer between accounts.  There are essentially three main factors to consider when making an international money transfer and they are: cost, time and security. Transfer fees are arguably the most important factor when you are sending money abroad as the … [Read more...]

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Financial TV Programming – The Drama Of It All

Oh no - the markets are falling, the markets are falling!  No, no they're rising, wait they're dying!  We're dooooooommmmed....aaaaahhhhh. They appear to know what they're doing.  And they do.  Sure they know how to talk about finance.  Yes they have paid their dues.  They know the ups and downs of the markets.  But they also know the ups and downs of emotions.  Of drama on TV. Financial or … [Read more...]

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FPT Is Now Part Of The Yakezie Finance Blog Network!

I'm very excited to say that we are now part of the Yakezie Challenge! Yakezie is an amazing group of personal finance and lifestyle bloggers  - truly trying to make a difference in people's lives by sharing their stories, experience and knowledge in personal finance and living. But here's how they put it - their words are very elegant: "The Yakezie is one of world's largest and most … [Read more...]

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The Cheapest Places To Live In the World

Many Americans dream of living in Europe and think about buying international real estate or renting to own a home there. The French Rivera, Rome, and Paris all conjure up images of elegance and romance. For many, however, Europe is merely a dream. Living in Vienna, Paris, and London all come at a high price. In the past it may have seemed like a cheap place to live a simple romantic existence but … [Read more...]

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“I Need Money…Now!” – Solutions For Getting Cash Fast

Nothing can be more stressful than needing money in a hurry when you know you just don’t have it, or know where to get it. It can affect your work, relationships and your emotional wellbeing. The instant you have that ‘I need money now’ thought or feeling, take a deep breath and a pen and paper and start listing your options. The only way to get things clear in your mind at times like this is when … [Read more...]

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Home Business Ideas For Going Out On Your Own

If you are someone who is finding it difficult to cope with the work pressure in the office or simply want to make additional money to support extra expenses, then to work from home can be the solution. With this, you can make substantial money and devote time to your personal life as well from your own home business ideas. To answer your financial questions regarding this, read on. There are … [Read more...]

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Living Will Forms – Do It Yourself Or Hire An Attorney?

So if you are the do-it-yourself type when it comes to your financial planning and inheritance affairs, what are the key things to look for when filling out living will forms? Making the choice to fill out a living will form is one of the smartest financial and legal choices you can make – especially if you have immediate family that you want to take care of – in case of death.  Yes a morbid … [Read more...]

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FPT Investing Blog Carnival – First Edition

Hello and welcome to the first edition of FPT's Investing Blog Carnival.  Lots of interesting tidbits and tips about investing.  So let's get started! Forex investing has gotten a bad rap over the years, but the truth is that investing in the forex markets is a legitimate way to strengthen your portfolio. Knowing that there are inherent risks involved with any type of investment is the key to … [Read more...]

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6 Tips For Investing In A Buy To Let Mortgage Deal

Here are some tips to get the best out of buy to let mortgage deals as an investor in a buy to let. 1) Market Research First be sure that you want to invest in buy to let mortgage deals, as there are better investment opportunities elsewhere. In these deals you will be locking you your capital in property whose value might fall. Proper market research and asking people who have done similar … [Read more...]

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