• Retirement Investments: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

    28 July 2015

    If you are designing an investment portfolio for your retirement, then it is important to understand which investments are appropriate. Some investments might be appropriate for a speculative investor, but do not belong in a retirement account. A retirement portfolio should consist of conservative holdings instead of very risky securities. Below is an overview of the different types of investments that are commonly available and an explanation of why they do or don't belong in your investment portfolio.

  • Important Facts to Help You Make Better Use of Your Loft Credit Card

    6 July 2015

    If you are like most Americans, you have at least one credit card in your wallet. However, you are also less likely to have multiple cards the way that your parents and grandparents probably did. The recent recession has significantly impacted the way that credit cards are used and the amount of debt that people carry. Therefore, it is a good idea to consider the pros and cons of any credit account you open and choose the one that will provides the maximum benefits to you.

  • Authenticating Your Ancient Coins

    16 June 2015

    Ancient coins are coveted by many a coin collector, and it's no surprise due to their rarity and their worth. Of course, this leads to any number of fakes and forgeries. Learning how to tell what is a fake and what is a genuine ancient coin is a necessity if you are going to start get into coin collecting. Weight Weight is extremely important when looking at whether ancient coins are genuine or not.

  • What You Need To Know Before Applying For A Personal Student Loan

    26 May 2015

    Funding a college education is a huge financial obligation. Money from personal savings, scholarships, grants, and state and federal student loan programs isn't always enough to cover tuition costs, fees, room and board, and the books and other supplies you need for your college courses. You also need money to cover other living expenses while you are attending school. Once you've looked into all other sources of financial aid and funding, a personal student loan can help you cover any costs remaining.

  • Getting a Bail Bond for Someone Else

    30 April 2015

    In a perfect world, you would never need to know about bail bonds. However, if someone you care for is in trouble, and you are the one who received that dreaded phone call from jail, here are some things that might help you as you extend a helping hand. Your First Visit You won't have any trouble finding a bail bond company, as there are usually many of them right around the jail area.