13 Ways to Save Money on Car Insurance

Welcome to Money Saving Monday where we remind ourselves that community is the greatest money saving resource we have. Each month, you’ll have a chance to win one of two $15 Amazon gift cards.  Simply leave your tips and suggestions, and if it is a top pick of the month, you’ll get a $15.00 gift card. By the way, with just a handful of comments each day, you’ve got a great opportunity to win … [Read more...]

How to Calculate Your Life Span

Warning.  What you are about to read is highly irreverent.  If you are offended by people making light of serious issues, then you should probably read something else.  May I suggest my other site – Help Me Travel Cheap. You could learn about How to Get a Refund for Airline Tickets or Airplane Games for Kids: Make Time Fly. My mum (“mom” for the Americans) has been talking about retirement – … [Read more...]

What Does the Bible Teach About Insurance?

I’ve heard it taught that the truly spiritual don’t need insurance. I read the request in a church bulletin.  An old man – a preacher for most of his life – was collecting funds to pay for thousands of dollars in medical bills.  He did not have insurance. I immediately thought to myself that if this man had insurance he would have saved himself and the church a lot of resources that could … [Read more...]

28 Tips for Organizing Your Finances

One of the six habits of the financially fit is to organize your finances.  Unfortunately, many people are unwilling to organize their finances because there is simply too much to do.  I am reminded of a proverb that says, “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.”  Reduce financial organization to individual tasks.  Instead of saying, “I need to organize my finances”, say, “I need to … [Read more...]

Life Insurance | How Much Do You Need?

Photo by Leonid Mamchenkov When it comes to life insurance and other financial decisions people typically try to find a one-size-fits-all canned answer and go with that number.  For this reason online financial calculators are popular.  I am not a big fan of initially rushing off to calculators as they might mislead your conclusions.  Typically when you use a financial calculator (like this) … [Read more...]