Monthly Archive

June 2011

Stop Living Beyond Your Means

Why does it always seem like no matter how much money you’re making, you always manage to find a way to spend it? I have a lot of friends who have had the same amount of necessary financial responsibilities over the past 5 years, yet while their income has increased, the amount of credit card ... Read More »

June 29, 2011 ·

Money Saving

change

The disadvantages and opportunities of contractor mortgages

No other group struggles to find a reasonably low interest mortgage than self employed contractors, however, many people in this group do not realise that there are a number of disadvantages and opportunities available in a contractor mortgage than in any other mortgage product. One of the primary drawbacks of contractor mortgages is that most ... Read More »

June 27, 2011 ·

Mortgages

mortgages

The Commodities Casino: Why the Die Are Weighted Against Commodity Investors

The sharp and often dramatic rise in commodities markets around the world has taken everybody by surprise. From the London Metals Exchange to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, traders have been taken aback by the consistent and meteoric rises of precious metals, industrial metals and ‘soft commodities’ such as cotton and coffee. The knock-on effect of ... Read More »

June 27, 2011 ·

Investing

gold

Saving Money Abroad – Top Tips

If you’re planning an overseas trip, you’ll know just how expensive it can be. Travel costs, accommodation and entertainment can all add up very quickly – especially if you’re not shopping around to get the best deal. Some of the best ways to save money abroad can actually be done in the planning stage of ... Read More »

June 25, 2011 ·

Money Saving

travelling

How New Federal Laws Cut Down On Fees For Debt Settlement

This is an article for our US readers… When facing high credit card debt, many people have considered using a debt settlement program. However, a lot of these same people passed up on the opportunity to erase some of their debt because of the very high costs to do so. Others, hearing horror stories about ... Read More »

June 24, 2011 ·

Debt

debt

How to justify spending heaps on shoes

Many girls dream of owning enough pair of shoes to fill a small house. Well maybe not that many, but you get the picture. The problem with shoes, whether their women’s shoes size 2 or 10, is the cost of them. The point of this post is to look at why it’s better to spend ... Read More »

June 22, 2011 ·

Money Saving

spending