How to Get a Peer Loan on Bad Credit Now

Getting bad credit peer loans is easy. More important is understanding your credit and getting back on track after the loan. We’ve all been there. Maybe a missed payment hit your credit score or … [Read More...]

My Journey Overcoming Credit Card Debt [Advice that Works]

One readers shares his credit card debt story and great tips on how you can ditch your debt for life For better or worse, events in our life shape our future selves. For me, a defining moment … [Read More...]

Peer Lending Scams and other Business Loan Dangers

Watch for these four clues to peer lending scams and avoid high-interest small business loans. So you need money and the banks just aren’t lending. As if someone is listening, you get an email offering loans of up to $50,000 with no credit check. Is it a lifeline from above or one of those too-good-to-be-true […]

How I Made $10,000 on P2P Investing, and How to Make More

An interview with Jeff Clements about p2p investing shows you the criteria to make stable and strong returns in p2p loans. I’ve been investing in p2p loans for years and am always surprised that more investors are not in the new asset class. In this article, I talk with a long-time p2p investor about his […]

3 Money Lessons I Learned in the Marine Corps

These money lessons I learned in the military have shaped my life and helped find financial freedom It’s been 15 years since I got out of the Marine Corps and I still look back and remember some really good times. Another thing I remember is what my experience in the military taught me about money. […]

Understanding Bad Credit and Fixing your Credit Score

Understanding the credit score factors in bad credit and fixing your credit score before a loan can get you a better rate and save money We’ve all been there, either bad credit or no credit at all. … [Read More...]

How to Stay on Top of Your Budget

Getting your personal finances together can be a challenge. If you are not the type of person that is able to easily save then you might need a bit of assistance. Luckily, there are many amazing … [Read More...]

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16 Easy Money Tax Tips for Year-Round Savings

Tax tips only seem popular for one month a year but year-round tax planning can save you thousands! Blog posts on taxes, people couldn’t care less for 334 days of the year. That one month or so every year and tax tips become some of the most searched posts on personal finance. But are you […]

What is Leverage and How Can It Effect My Trades?

The forex markets can be seen as the most daunting to invest in. For the inexperienced and the uninitiated, coming to grips with the complex concepts and specialist jargon that populate investment rhetoric can sometimes feel like as much of a challenge as actually trading, and that’s why it’s so important to read up and […]

Purchasing an Item Online? Here Are Some Tips to Save You Money

Online shopping is fun. Think about the world of options open to you in just a single click of your mouse or a tap on your phone’s screen. You can navigate from one page to another (such a relief from a tiresome shop hunt!) and make your choice. With just a few clicks you can […]

5 Things to Know before Investing in Binary Options

There will be a point in your life when you would like to see your bank account brimming with your hard-earned money. It is nice to imagine all the good things that you can purchase and the places that you can visit without worrying about what you will eat once you return from your vacation. […]

Retiring abroad, is it worth it?

It’s been three years since my wife and I moved back to Colombia with our son. We had met in Medellin while I was doing business consulting around the free trade deal with the United States. We moved back to Iowa in 2008 for a job as an economist but always knew we would be […]

Investing in the Stock Market: A Smarter Way with Motif Investing

This Motif Investing review can help you find the best investing themes and save money on fees I posted earlier in the week something that rubbed a lot of my stock market analyst colleagues the wrong way. I argued that since most people are absolutely horrible at investing in the stock market, they should probably […]

2016 PeerFinance101 Scholarship Winner!

We got more than 60 essays in for our 2016 Personal Finance scholarship with 35 making the cut to be published on the blog. It was a great two months of really inspiring messages about how you learned about money and some great financial habits! It wasn’t easy choosing the best essay. There were so […]