All posts in "Personal Finance"
Share

Definition of transaction

By Mark Holland / an hour ago

What is a transaction? A transaction is an entire agreement between a buyer and a seller to exchange goods, services, or financial assets. But in business accounting, this simple definition can get complicated. A transaction will be posted sooner or later, depending on whether the business uses accrual (or accrual) accounting rather than cash accounting. […]

Share

Should You Buy Property On Leased Land?

By Mark Holland / an hour ago

The most traditional form of home ownership is owning a house and the land on which it is built. Those who wish to avoid the costs of outdoor maintenance and upkeep can purchase a condo or townhouse. There is another homeownership option: buying just the home and leasing the land it occupies. Buying a home […]

Share

Qualifications Every Financial Advisor Needs

By Mark Holland / an hour ago

A financial advisor is a professional who works independently or is employed by a financial firm who provides guidance to clients on investments and monetary decisions. Advisors make money by charging clients a commission for operations or an advisory fee for managed accounts. In recent years, the financial advisory industry has moved from a typical […]

Share

9 Tips for Working Two Jobs and Keeping Your Sanity

By Mark Holland / a couple of hours ago

The number of Americans working two jobs — or more — is higher than it has ever been. Recent data from the Census Bureau reveals that an estimated 7.8% of U.S. workers work more than one job, up from 6.8% in 1996. The necessity of holding a full-time job plus one or two part-time jobs […]

Share

Our Card-Trading Expert Reveals How & Where

By Mark Holland / a few hours ago

The resurgence of Pokemon has young adults rummaging through their closets in hopes of finding their old trading card collection. And, if they’re lucky, a rare card that could make them a fortune. The 1997 Japanese anime-turned-trading-card-game-turned-video-game series holds a special place in the hearts of ‘90s kids, who cherished the furry creatures with elemental […]

Share

30 Retailers That Offer Senior Discounts

By Mark Holland / 6 hours ago

Pressmaster / Shutterstock.com There’s a lot to celebrate when you hit 50 or 55. Maybe for the first time, you start thinking seriously about retirement and how you’re going to spend your golden years. When you finally reach retirement a decade or two down the road, you will have more time on your hands to […]

Share

Have Lost or Forgotten Retirement Accounts? Here’s How to Check

By Mark Holland / 8 hours ago

topperspix / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on NewRetirement. Finding a lost 401(k) or other retirement account is more tedious than metal detector treasure hunting, but perhaps more rewarding. A few years ago, I received a strange notice in the mail: a former employer was discontinuing its retirement plan, and I had 30 […]

Page 2 of 128