Finance Plain and Simple

Finance tips you should have learned in school, but probably didn't

Long Term Care Insurance

When it comes to thinking about ourselves eventually getting old and needing extra help, most of us have a tendency to shy away. No one wants to envision ourselves as…Continue readingLong Term Care Insurance

Playing the Stock Market with Apps

These days, you don’t have to work on Wall Street to invest in the stock market. You don’t even have to be a finance professional. With as little as $5,…Continue readingPlaying the Stock Market with Apps

A Different Approach to Changing Your Mortgage Payment

Refinancing By now, you have probably heard of refinancing your mortgage. This is where, when interest rates drop significantly, you essentially trade in your old mortgage for a new one.…Continue readingA Different Approach to Changing Your Mortgage Payment

Financial Tips for a Merry Holiday Season

The Holidays and Money Do the holidays fill you with a mixture of emotions, from joy and excitement, to dread and anxiety? If your finances tend to get out of…Continue readingFinancial Tips for a Merry Holiday Season

Why the Stock Market is Booming and the Economy is Struggling

If you watch the news, you have probably noticed two things: the economy is struggling, and the stock market is booming. I always thought that the stock market was part…Continue readingWhy the Stock Market is Booming and the Economy is Struggling

When Saving Money Can Cost You

I am sure it won’t be a surprise to hear that I tend to be a bit conservative when it comes to spending money. If you have read any of…Continue readingWhen Saving Money Can Cost You