Renewable energy, particularly solar power, is booming in the United States. A large part of that growth is taking place in the southern reaches of the country, since those states tend to get a huge amount of sun. The major exception to the trend is Alabama, which has one of the smallest solar industries in the…

Protecting Yourself from Debit Card Overdrafts
Overdrafts are a common result of individuals who are either unorganized or simply too busy to keep track of their debit card use and other debits from their checking accounts. When this happens, too many debits are presented to a bank account which lacks sufficient funds to cover all transactions. Here we look at ways…

Everyone has their own ideas and attitudes about money and how to spend it. Some people enjoy splurging, while others prefer to pinch every penny. Understanding your money personality can help you spend more wisely and increase your savings. Here is an interesting list of the main money personalities to give you some financial insights.…

A lot of people talk about financial freedom as something that can only be afforded by those at the very top of the money ladder. Of course, this makes sense; having millions in the bank would certainly make things easier. But, this isn’t the only path to freedom. And, assuming that it is can only…

Let’s Talk About Money Stress
Finding yourself staring down the slippery slope of financial trouble is about more than money. It’s about the mind. Stress is a very real factor in dealing with debt and a lack of improvement in your finances. It’s a factor that doesn’t only make the situation feel worse. It also stops us from thinking clearly…