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Wes Moss

Updated Articles and Resources

By Wes Moss

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • The Generational Affect- How Your Demographic Makes An Impact Created: Sunday, July 06, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      What generation do you belong to? Take a look at the different generations in America and how they make their own unique footprint on our country.
    • How Do I Generate More Income From My Investments? Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Learn to generate consistent cash flow from liquid investments through income investing by way of dividends from stocks, bonds, and distributions.
    • 7 Things To Consider Before Booking An All-Inclusive Vacation Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      It's summer and time for vacation. You don't want to break the bank but deserve a great trip. Should you plan an all-inclusive vacation?
    • 5 Tips For Summer Internship Success Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      A summer internship is an invaluable way to gain experience and make new contacts. Read on for 5 tips for summer internship success.
    • 5 Steps To Harness The Power Of Compounding Created: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Will you have enough money for the future? The key is to start saving early- a dollar saved today will be worth more than a dollar saved tomorrow.
    • Is It Risky To Invest In Annuities? Created: Monday, July 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Annuities may promise you a stream of steady income in retirement, but it imperative to know the risk factors before investing in these products.
    • What Will July 4th Cost You? Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014
      What will July 4th cost you this year? Gasoline and meat prices are hefty in 2014, but celebrating our nation's independence is priceless.
    • A Happy Retirement Is Within Your Reach- 6 Keys To Help You Get There Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Be the happiest retiree you know by following a few key steps. Plan early, develop multiple streams of income, pay off your mortgage, enjoy hobbies.
    • Finding a Lost Pension Created: Monday, May 14, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      t may seem impossible to track down the old pension provider but there is a valuable resource available to the public in the form of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
    • 3 Traits for Budgeting Success Created: Tuesday, May 06, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Most people fail not in creating a budget but maintaining one. Three traits you must have: a positive attitude, motivation, realistic expectations.
    • How can I determine which IRA is best for me? Created: Friday, December 14, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A common question many people have is what type of IRA is best. Both the Traditional and Roth IRAs have significant tax advantages, but in some situations one may be better than the other. Since we can't predict what taxes will be like 20 years from now, if you have the ability to contribute to both types of IRAs, that might be a good idea. By diversifying your tax liabilities, you can be prepared for any significant changes in tax rates by the time you reach retirement.
    • 5 Money Saving Tips for Summer Created: Wednesday, August 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      You can save money throughout the year, but the warm temperatures of summer provide a few additional tips that can help you save even more money. Here are some things to try during those warm months.
    • Make the Most of Your Income Tax Refund Created: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      If you’re expecting an income tax refund this year, you’ll want to make sure you put that money to good use. While it can feel like you’re receiving a windfall, remember that this...
    • Getting Your Financial House in Order Created: Thursday, October 18, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      One of the easiest things you can do to help keep your financial house in order is to get organized. Having your financial information stored and processed in a systematic manner will go a long way...
    • Where to Keep Your Savings Created: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      A look at savings accounts, money markets, certificates of deposit, and savings bonds, and help in figuring out which is right for you." itemprop="description" Tuesday, June 17, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      You’ve heard about identity theft in the news, and if you’re like most people, you probably think it will never happen to you. While there is a good chance that you’ll never exper...
    • Personal Finance 101 Created: Wednesday, May 09, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Personal finance covers a wide variety of money topics including budgeting, expenses, debt, saving, retirement and insurance among others. Understanding how each of these topics work together and a...
    • Beware of the Warning Signs of Too Much Debt Created: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Do you have debt that is bogging you down and keeping you from reaching your financial goals? Using credit and debt can be a powerful tool that allows you to buy a home, a vehicle, send children to...
    • Ways to Improve Your Credit Score Created: Monday, September 24, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Your credit score is a very important number that lenders use in order to determine whether or not to extend credit to you, and what the interest rate and terms of the credit or loan are."
    • How to Prepare for Falling Interest Rates Created: Wednesday, January 09, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      Interest rates play an important role in not only the economy, but your personal finances as well. The Federal Reserve regularly monitors economic conditions and has the ability to raise or lower k...
    • Money Tips for Singles - Saving Money When You’re Single Created: Friday, April 10, 2009 Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014
      Being single presents some unique financial planning challenges. Whether you’re single by choice, or as a result of a recent breakup or divorce, there are a few things you need to keep in min...
    • Should You Have Joint or Separate Bank Accounts? Created: Monday, February 27, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      One of the main advantages of a joint bank account is that there is a smaller chance of encountering financial “surprises” when all money goes into and comes out of one account. Married...
    • Financial Rules of Thumb Created: Wednesday, August 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      Everyone has a unique situation, and there are no concrete financial numbers that define success, but there are some rules of thumb that can help you gauge your progress." !--#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -...
    • Budgeting 101 Created: Thursday, July 23, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      Budgeting lies at the foundation of every financial plan. It doesn’t matter if you’re living paycheck to paycheck or earning six-figures a year, you need to know where your money is goi...
    • Get Your Tax Questions Answered by Calling 1-800-829-1040 Created: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      Are you looking for help with your taxes? Try calling 1-800-829-1040. This is the toll-free number for the IRS tax question line. With this number, you will be put in touch with someone right at th...
    • How to Calculate Your Net Worth Created: Monday, August 13, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      Your net worth can be a useful tool to measure your financial progress from year to year. Your net worth is essentially a grand total of all your assets minus your liabilities.
    • Buying a Diamond Engagement Ring: What You Need to Know Created: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      When deciding to get engaged, you’ll surely have a lot running through your mind, but putting yourself into debt by buying an overpriced engagement ring shouldn’t be one of them. Some p...
    • Check Your Tax Refund Status Online Created: Thursday, May 03, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      Have you filed your tax return and are now awaiting a refund? The good news is that you don’t have to be left in the dark in regards to the status of your refund. The IRS has a great tool on ...
    • How to Eliminate Credit Card Debt Created: Sunday, May 31, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      High interest rates make it difficult for people to pay down their credit card debt.But you can if you follow a few basic steps and put a plan in place.
    • How to Calculate Your Debt to Income Ratio Created: Wednesday, August 05, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      Two major components of tracking how you’re doing financially can be broken down into your income and debt levels. ¬Obviously, you’d like to have more income coming in than debt pay...
    • How To Create a Budget Created: Sunday, May 06, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      Creating a budget may not sound like the most exciting thing in the world to do but it is vital in keeping your financial house in order. Before you begin to create your budget it is important to r...
    • How to Establish Credit Created: Thursday, August 30, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      When you don’t have a credit history, it can be difficult and frustrating when trying to obtain a credit card or other type of loan. Establishing your initial credit history can be a Catch-22...

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