Your Credit Stinks — Should You Put Off Going Back to School?

Bad credit can happen to anyone. You lose your job, get sick, have a major unexpected expense — anything that puts you behind on your bills and deeper in debt. Even if you manage to get back on track, missing even a few monthly payments can hurt your credit score, making it difficult or even impossible to get credit for several years.

However, the good news is that you can still go back to school even if your credit stinks.

The #1 Skill You Should Be Putting on Your Resume

It seems that everyone has advice on how to develop a strong resume these days. Yet for all of the focus on formatting and buzzwords to use (and avoid), there is still very little focus on which skills you should include on your resume.

ETF Basics for Beginners

When you start researching possible types of investment it is easy to find your eyes glazing over and your brain switching off.

After all, there are many rather dull phrases and acronyms that don’t appear to be even remotely interesting. Take ETF, for example. This is a boring looking phrase but you would be well advised to keep your brain switched on while you find out more about them.

Are You Paying Yourself First Yet?

What is the first thing you do on that happy day when you get your salary or other income into your account each month?

If the answer is that you pay out everything you need to pay before thinking about your own savings then you could be doing things the wrong way around.

At What Age Should You Think about Retirement Planning?

One of the biggest and most important investments any of us will ever make is for our own retirement years.

The amount of money you have available at this time will make a huge difference to your quality of life when retired. So when should you start your retirement planning in order to get the life you want after giving up work?