Ways to save money, mortgages, teaching kids about investing and financial planning basics. Here are the things we’ve found interesting or noteworthy this morning:
In Part 1 of our series on Understanding Financial Statements and Ratios, we look at the income statement and the ratios that compare income to expenses: Gross Profit Margin, Profit Margin, and Operating Margin. We’ll use compare 2 titans within the same industry and look at how they compare over time.
Here are the things we’ve found interesting or noteworthy this morning: A big legal burden awaits small businesses, and most aren’t aware of it-You have one of the new chip-enabled credit cards to reduce identity theft, but are the places where you use it prepared to offer the added security benefit?
Sometimes the best advice comes from the most unlikely places. About 22 years ago, while watching a business news channel, I noticed a rather grandfatherly-looking gentleman with white hair, a white beard and glasses on a commercial. “Hi, I am Bill Berger, president of the Berger Funds…” He began to speak about the ups and […]
Here are the things we’ve found interesting or noteworthy this morning: A Programmable Thermostat Can Save You Money, But Only if You Know How to Use It-True story: My husband gave me a programmable thermostat as his first Valentine’s Day gift to me, explaining that it was really romantic because it gave us extra money […]