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Should You Pay to Date Online?

Should You Pay to Date Online?

Dating someone is an adventure of sorts. Each person has a chance to get to know the other, have some fun, and discover whether or not they are compatible. But it can also be expensive. Just a single night out on the town can run anywhere from $40 to $100 if not more. If you go out more than once a month that’s a serious chunk of change. And there’s no guarantee you will find your match either. If you have been thinking about joining an online dating service, be prepared to add even more to your dating costs. Signing ...

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Pros and Cons of Buying Used Electronics

Pros and Cons of Buying Used Electronics

There is no doubt we are living in the age of technology. This is evidenced nearly every day as you look around you. Almost every individual from teens to adults has an electronic device of some kind. Even children younger than kindergarten age know how to use them. It’s also indisputable that technology has many advantages. For instance, you can talk to nearly anyone at any time from your smartphone. You can even use electronics, such as Amazon Echo, to run your house. But many of these useful electronic devices come at a price and it isn’t cheap.  Consider that ...

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Why a Reverse Mortgage is a Bad Idea

Why a Reverse Mortgage is a Bad Idea

If you are a homeowner, have you ever considered getting a reverse mortgage on your home? Plenty of people have gotten them for all kinds of different reasons. For example, some people have gotten them to go back to school, pay off debt, pay medical bills, or start their own businesses. Others have used the funds for retirement, travel, or to buy a second home. At least some of these reasons to get a reverse mortgage sound like good ones. But the truth is that there are a lot of reasons why a reverse mortgage is actually a bad idea. ...

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5 Reasons to Never Loan Money to Friends

5 Reasons to Never Loan Money to Friends

There are lots of benefits of having a close relationship with your friends. For example, you have someone to hang out with and someone who “gets” you. You also have someone you can depend on when you need help. Of course, your friends should also have these same benefits in their relationship with you. But what if they use that relationship to ask for something more? When a friend gets in a jamb, you want to help them out. But should you go so far as to also loan them money when they need it? Some people might feel differently, ...

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How to Cut Back on Your Holiday “To Do” List and Save Money Too

How to Cut Back on Your Holiday “To Do” List and Save Money Too

The holidays are a wonderful time of year. There is this special atmosphere or holiday spirit that goes along with all the pretty lights and decorations as well as holiday goodies we all enjoy. But preparing for the holidays takes a lot of extra time and work. There are gifts to buy and wrap, decorations to put up, holiday foods to make, parties to attend, and many other things that go along with the season. When your list of tasks is long and your time is short it can leave you feeling overwhelmed. But there are a few ways you ...

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