Browse Money Matters Articles

With the current uncertainties in the housing marketing and the credit crunch this past year, everyone is looking to save wisely. And, if you are getting ready to file your 2007 taxes, you will want to take advantage of every available tax break. Here are a few tax deductions that will make filing a little easier on your pocketbook this year. more...

- - Personal Taxes

Searching for and finding the right tenant is a big step for any first time landlord. So before you sign off on your first tenant, here are a few things you definitely need to know. more...

- - Running Your Business

If money is a tool, then credit is the tool belt. Letting your finances get out of control is a sure-fire way to find yourself re-filing for bankruptcy. Responsible spending begins with the way we think and what we know. Educate yourself on money and credit. more...

- - Bankruptcy

Is paying for a college education looming in your future? Numerous articles and financial experts advise getting started early to take advantage of compound interest - the closest thing to magic in terms of making your money grow. A few dollars each week can turn into thousands by the time your child is ready for school. But before you can experience the wonders of compound interest, you'll need to learn about the various savings options available to you. more...

- - Personal Finance

In part two of our series on jump starting your Corporation, we will review the sales arm of your company. Now that you have filed the appropriate licenses and registrations, you can turn to setting up your finances including your merchant account. more...

- - Starting Your Business

Contemplating death is not easy, and estate planning can be even harder. Developing a comprehensive estate plan can give you the peace of mind knowing that your family is taken care of after you are gone. Although the market is always changing, the following mutual funds have the best present outlook. more...

- - Personal Finance

It is important as a business owner to understand the general costs of incorporating before beginning the process. Find out more about how you can incorporate. more...

- - Starting Your Business

Just how can you tell when it's time to throw in the towel and declare bankruptcy? Read more for a few tips on how to help you assess your financial danger zone. more...

- - Bankruptcy

Do you know the top 3 ways that you can avoid probate? Maybe yes or maybe no. Either way, here is a short primer on some great ways to give less to Uncle Sam and keep more of your estate in the hands of the people you love most. more...

- - Estate Planning Basics

There's been a lot of hype about the so-called "Real Estate Bubble" bursting. It would appear that high level of growth and appreciation in the real estate market is now taking a tumble. Does this mean it is the perfect time to invest in real estate? Although profits from foreclosure investing can be substantial, it may be the best investment for a beginner. There is a lot to know about foreclosure investing in order to avoid potential problems that can occur. more...

- - Real Estate