Posted by Martin February 19, 2018

The amount of ignorance is saddening

Today, the stock market was closed for observance of the President Day. Boy, I wish I could have those holidays and be at home doing nothing the same as bankers, government, and schools. But I still have to work as my trading account is not yet providing enough income to live off of it. Besides Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Pokorny February 10, 2018

4 Mortgage Myths to Forget Now

4 Mortgage Myths to Forget Now

When you are getting ready to buy a home, you need to start looking at mortgages. Almost everyone needs a mortgage, and unless you have a lot of experience, it can be difficult to understand everything about your mortgage. There are a lot of myths out there, so here are a few you should ignore. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Pokorny January 06, 2018

Is Getting a Loan for a Home Remodel Worth the Risk?

Is Getting a Loan for a Home Remodel Worth the Risk?

Any time you seek financing for a large purchase, you assume some kind of risk. For example, when you apply for a car loan, you assume the risk that you could be buying a lemon. Similarly, getting a home loan means taking on the risks of home-ownership costs and maintenance. Along with this kind of Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Pokorny December 20, 2017

5 Reasons a Degree in Accounting Provides the Most Versatile Career

5 Reasons a Degree in Accounting Provides the Most Versatile Career

There was a time when people viewed accountants with disdain, often making jokes about the high school nerds growing up to become accountants with their thick-framed eyeglasses and pocket protectors. That’s no longer the case. Today, the world recognizes the need for qualified accountants, and that has opened up a whole world of opportunities who Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Pokorny December 15, 2017

How Does Today’s Politics Affect My Investments?

How Does Today's Politics Affect My Investments?

When New York billionaire Donald Trump was surprisingly elected President of the United States in 2016, major stock exchanges around the world immediately reacted to the news. Wall Street was not in session when the first reports of a major election upset were broadcast; however after-hours trading declined sharply that night. Across the Atlantic, European Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Pokorny December 09, 2017

How Much Should You Be Spending on Home Security?

How Much Should You Be Spending on Home Security?

Most people only buy a couple of home security systems during their lives, so it’s easy to understand why they don’t know how much they should expect to spend on one. The fact is that the price of a security system will depend on the type of system that the home needs. The price range Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Pokorny December 05, 2017

How Your College Degree Impacts Your Investing Ability

How Your College Degree Impacts Your Investing Ability

You probably already know that a college degree is beneficial for many reasons, ranging from job security to career satisfaction and even the legacy you will leave for your children. There is yet another benefit to obtaining a college degree, although it may not be directly apparent. That personal finance class during your freshman year Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Pokorny November 30, 2017

How Do I Bounce Back from a Foreclosure Threat?

How Do I Bounce Back from a Foreclosure Threat?

If you were recently on the brink of foreclosure or if you are facing this possibility today, you understandably want to take necessary steps to secure your personal financial health. Your goals may be to protect your assets and to hopefully stay in your home. In some cases, homeowners can accomplish all of these goals, Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Pokorny November 10, 2017

Going Bankrupt Over Medical Bills: What are Your Options?

Going Bankrupt Over Medical Bills: What are Your Options?

Medical debt is one of the most common causes of bankruptcy. With the ever-rising costs of medical care, more and more people find themselves in debt for a variety of medical procedures. Medical debt is not only a problem for those without insurance. In fact, many people who have medical insurance have ended up in Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Pokorny October 25, 2017

6 Investment Opportunities You Should Jump On Right Now

6 Investment Opportunities You Should Jump On Right Now

The journey to financial freedom requires hard work, persistence, patience and sacrifice. One of the best ways to boost your income is to choose investment options that promise high returns. However, since such investments come with a certain degree of risk, you may not know where to start. If you are to identify great investment Continue reading →