4 Resolutions to Help You Achieve Financial Freedom in the New Year

As we move into the new year, it’s important to reflect on our life in 2016 and find ways we can improve it this year. For many of us, January of 2017 seems like a reboot — a way to look at our lives with renewed energy and focus. We all have different lifestyles, different […]


How Does GEICO Really Measure Up in the Insurance World?

Chances are you’ve seen or heard at least one GEICO commercial in your lifetime. You know that all-too-familiar slogan telling you that just 15 minutes of your time could save you 15% or more on your car insurance. So, how much truth is there to that claim? Let’s look at what GEICO offers, so you […]


How to Decide if Whole Life Insurance is Right for You

Insurance, as a whole, is confusing at best. Moreover, life insurance is just one of the myriad of insurance types available, and it comes in many different forms. In my last article, I discussed the merits of term and permanent (sometimes called ‘whole’) life insurance. The conclusion was that term is, for most people, the […]


When Should You Cancel Your Credit Card?

Credit cards are a great thing, when used properly. They provide fraud protection and the ability to build your credit, and many cards come with other great benefits like cash back or purchase protection. Properly applying for, using, and paying off a credit card is a critical financial responsibility. It’s also important to know when […]


When Should Millennials Take Out a Life Insurance Policy?

Life insurance is often perceived as one of those things that is decidedly “adult.”  A life insurance policy can seem like a strange thing to millennials — something to put off for years, or even decades. For most 20-somethings, a life insurance policy may be an afterthought. It’s still important to understand what it is, […]


We All Buy Groceries — Here are the Cards That Will Earn You the Most Cash Back

We all have to eat. When it comes to things people buy most often, food has to be at the top of the list. So, it should come as no surprise that many credit cards offer incentives for grocery purchases, most in the form of cash back rewards. We researched the offers and assembled a […]