About the author: Lyle Solomon has considerable litigation experience as well as substantial hands-on knowledge and expertise in legal analysis and writing. Since 2003, he has been a member of the State Bar of California. In 1998, he graduated from the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California, and now serves... Continue Reading →
There are a lot of mistakes you can make with your hard-earned money that can affect you long-term. Learn how to secure your financial future ahead.
To prevent tempting trends from burning a substantial hole in your budget, follow these helpful tips on how to avoid overspending on clothing.
In our lifetime, making mistakes is unavoidable. Although the consequences of our mistakes can be hurtful, there are opportunities to grow and improve. As John Maxwell says, evaluated failures are sources of wisdom. However, it’s not always obvious when you’re making the right decision or when you are making a faux pas, especially if you... Continue Reading →
If you live in North America and particularly in the US, you know what a credit score is. It is that number determined by a set of institution that indicates your credit worthiness. Whether it is a good or a bad one, that a number on a computer determines your financial eligibility to borrow. For... Continue Reading →
12 years ago when I moved to the USA, the idea of buying a car on credit or financing a big purchase was foreign to. Where I'm from and from the experiences I lived through as a kid, people saved money and bought outright what they wanted. Granted, the banking system wasn't as developed as... Continue Reading →
This is a collaborative post and it may contains affiliate links. When times are hard, some people run to credit cards. There was a time when one needed to drive to a bank branch, wait in line to meet with a banker and then fill out an application for a credit card; only to wait... Continue Reading →
It’s official! Fall is here; it’s the season of overpriced Starbucks pumpkin lattes, North Face jackets, Under Armour cold gear and UGG boots. Let’s not forget the Halloween extravaganzas which lead to Christmas, that single day of the year when credit cards might be the most used. Between those two days, there is Thanksgiving, the... Continue Reading →
2017 is just around the corner. A recent Student Loan Hero survey revealed that paying off debt is so far, the most common financial resolution of 2017. Next to getting out of debt is building an emergency fund. Through personal experience getting rid of my own debt and through helping many clients pay off... Continue Reading →
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Since I was a little kid, I loved the season of the holidays. Obviously as a kid, you look forward to playing with your Christmas gifts, but for me it was more than that. During the holidays families come together; Mom is willing to cook the best... Continue Reading →