Loan Comparison: What to Look for When Buying Your First House

Loan Comparison: What to Look for When Buying Your First House

Date: February 2, 2017 Home loans might seem intimidating to new borrowers because they require more than just pinning down the interest rate or determining what your monthly payment will be. However, choosing a home loan is really just a matter of knowing what you’re paying for and comparing what each lender is willing to offer. Then you can determine who’s offering you the best deal. Continue reading

Loan Comparison: What to Look for in Your Next Loan

Getting the best loan for your needs means understanding all the terms before signing on the dotted line. This includes knowing the difference between a secured and unsecured loan, as well as how interest rates, fees and loan periods can affect the monthly payment.  Continue reading

Best Online Budget Planners for Your Household

A solid budget is integral to so much that’s important in life: your credit score, retirement security and settling down in a home of your own. Luckily, creating a budget is simple and easy if you have the right tools. Grab your tablet, laptop or smartphone and let an online budget planner help you. Here’s what to look for in the best budgeting software. Continue reading

Best Online Budget Planners For Your Small Business

Whether you’re an entrepreneur or managing a business with a small staff, online budgeting software isn’t a nicety, it’s an essential. “Using budgeting software minimizes mistakes when you’re collaborating with multiple people,” says Amber Berry, owner of Feel Good Finances and Certified Financial Education Instructor based in Sacramento, California. According to Berry, “If you’re using pen and... Continue reading

Small Business Expense Tracking: Keeping Tabs On the Go

Like most things in life, financial transactions seldom happen while you're sitting down at your computer. Being on the road, whether for a business trip or on vacation, shouldn't mean you have to ignore your finances. When you use the Quicken mobile app on your smartphone or tablet, you'll have everything you need at your fingertips.  Continue reading

Tips for Creating a Monthly Budget Template

/*-->*/ /*-->*/ You can use a simple monthly budget template to categorize expenses, examine cash flows and payment schedules, set goals, and map out a reality-based budget. Continue reading
Best Apps to Help You Keep Track of Your Money

Best Apps to Help You Keep Track of Your Money

When managing money went from using pen and paper to digital, keeping track of your finances became almost as simple as booting up your computer. Now, with the move to mobile, it's even easier to manage your financial life. No matter what you’re focused on financially — from saving for college to saving for retirement — mobile apps make it more convenient to manage, send and receive money. Try... Continue reading

What's the Best Financial Software for You? [Quiz]

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Compare Finance Software Options

Compare Your Finance Software Options [Infographic]

What do you need for your financial software to do for you? Check out these popular Quicken software options to help you select the best fit for easy money management. Continue reading
5 Ways to Keep Better Track of Your Money

5 Ways to Better Keep Track of Your Money

Forbes magazine made a splash in 2016 when it reported that 63 percent of Americans have less than $500 in savings. If you find you're living paycheck-to-paycheck, you're clearly not the only one. These statistics might reflect a shortage of earnings to some extent, but they also may indicate that we’re just not tracking where our money goes. Good news is, finding out doesn’t have to be difficult... Continue reading