How to Spot a Predatory Loan

Over a couple of beers on a sunny afternoon back in 2006, a friend told me he’d just bought a great new house with no money down and a cursory credit check. Congratulating him, I asked what the house cost, to which he proudly responded $1.5 million. Amazed, I asked how he could afford theContinue Reading …

Spend Less while Shopping for the Family

Having a family brings love and joy to your life. It also brings more expenses, and the bigger the family, the bigger the expenses. Whether you need to buy groceries, clothes or school supplies, the bill can add up pretty quickly. How can you spend less while still providing for your family’s needs, especially whenContinue Reading …

Christmas Shopping When Money is Tight

The holidays are just around the corner, which is something that may be sending you into a panic. If Christmas is getting too close and money seems to be in short supply at a time that you need it most, don’t give up on your dream of having a happy holiday just yet. There’s stillContinue Reading …

Save Money with Quber #SavewithQuber Twitter Party

We have been dreaming of a trip to Disney as it has been so long since we went. Having older kids I know how quickly time passes by and want to make the most out of the limited time we have with the kids still being young. I recently found myself saying to my husbandContinue Reading …

Transition from renting to owning a house: Here’s what you need to know & do

Because of high start-up costs, houses are a long-term investment. Owning a house will give you the chance to build equity and sell for a profit. We’ve put together this guide to help you make the transition from renting to owning a house: Here’s what you need to know and do. It Takes 30 ToContinue Reading …

A Framework for Making Decisions for Your Cryptocurrency IRA

The cryptocurrency IRA is becoming increasingly popular. This is in part due to the fact that cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin have been in the news a lot as of late, with their value rising tremendously. Additionally, since the Great Recession, people have started to take responsibility for their own financial future and they are lookingContinue Reading …

4 Financial Tips for New Families

Starting a family is one of the most enriching chapters in every married couple’s life. But as name ideas, gifts, and heartwarming wishes from friends and family trickle in, you can’t help but ask yourself: Am I really ready for the responsibilities of parenthood? In this post, we’ll tackle some of the best financial tipsContinue Reading …

The Benefits of Checking Accounts

The phrase “checking account” implies that checks will be used by the account holder. However, this is not always the case anymore. Although personal checks used to be very common methods of payment, they are no longer used very regularly by most people. Most people now choose to use credit cards or cash in theirContinue Reading …