This time of year provides us with a unique opportunity to rake in the dough by selling goods that others may be looking for. Just like those poor, forgotten playthings on the Island of Misfit Toys, so too can your no-longer-used possessions find a new home. Here are some tips on selling the right stuff at the right time to maximize your return on investment.
Tightening the grip on your budget can sometimes make you feel hopelessly caught in a financial trap. Wouldn’t it be nice to get a little breathing room to save for the things that you may not need, but would sure like to have or do? It’s time for you to take the next step in your personal budgeting, and make your money grow. Here are some surefire options to help your money flourish.
This summer’s drought is about to affect your grocery bill. Dry weather means no rain. No rain means no water for plants. No water for plants means limited crops. Limited crops then translate to record prices on corn and soybeans, which then means – you guessed it – higher prices at the supermarket. I can hear your collective groans and I concur.
With all the talk nowadays concerning the housing market, it can be hard to understand what your best options are when it’s time to find a new place to call home. With recent uncertainties in the housing market, many cities have seen rents rise beyond the cost of homeownership, making now the perfect time to buy.
Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on a proposed bill that would allow states to require online retailers to collect taxes at the point of sale.
Are you an avid online shopper? There’s a wave of support, from both states and Congress, to enact an e-sales tax that would create a streamlined and simplified tax system requiring consumers to pay state taxes on online purchases.
Check out the best cities in the U.S. to buy a rental property. If you think you may benefit from a second home as a rental property, consider the following to be sure this investment is the right fit for you.
If you’re anything like me, the onset of warm weather has you dreaming of elaborate outdoor entertaining. If you have lofty aspirations to entertain in the coming months – but are overwhelmed by lack of time, budget constraints, or you need some neat and attainable ideas – Real Simple has some great tips for easy outdoor entertaining.
When will you be able to retire? That all depends on three factors: how well you’ve been saving, the lifestyle you want upon retiring, and the age you want to stop working. The experts over at CNNMoney recently tried to provide some answers to this big, important question.
Our homes are our sanctuaries. They’re the refuge we seek after a long day at the office, the cool, comfortable enclosures we create to reflect our personalities, and most importantly, they’re where we keep our stuff. According to CNN Money, there are certain steps you can take to make sure your home isn’t in jeopardy due to preventable threats.