Personal Finance – Other Archive

Problems with Cashing Foreign Checks

Every person who has ever tried to cash an out-of-country check soon discovers that it is not as straightforward as cashing a local check. In particular, foreign checks will usually be subject to higher bank …

Currency Converters

If you want to know how many British Pounds you would get for 100 US Dollars or vice versa you can get a fair idea on the many conversion sites on the Internet. However, it …

How to Find Unclaimed Property in Georgia

When business ventures close, or when people move or become incapacitated, they may lose track of property. In Georgia this means that depending on the type of property that is misplaced, it may fall under …

How to Find Unclaimed Property in Alaska

It is not likely that Larry, your second cousin twice removed left you millions in a bank in Alaska. However, when you moved to California a year ago you may have forgotten to empty that …

How to Find Unclaimed Property in Hawaii

Like all states, Hawaii has millions of dollars in unclaimed assets. Residents, business owners and heirs of business owners and residents in Hawaii should know how to find unclaimed property in Hawaii. The process is …

Increasing take Home Pay

As prices rise and the recession continues to linger, more and more people are looking for creative ways to increase their bottom line by way of their paycheck. The current instability of the economy makes …

Why Financial Struggles Make you Axious

There are plenty of people who exist on a low income and are completely happy with their lot. Perhaps they have a job that isn’t particularly responsible, allowing them plenty of time and energy to …

How to Find Unclaimed Property in Delaware

The State of Delaware provides residents and non-residents alike easy access to unclaimed property listings. Like other states, Delaware charges no fees for investigation of property or claiming property. For some, the question is how …

The Cost of being a Millionaire

You might say that nothing is free, and you get what you pay for. This is true for everything in life, and is especially true if you want to be a millionaire. Newton’s law bears …

Long Term Financial Goals

Long-term financial goals should be included in every budget that is ever put together. Most people don’t think far enough into the future, and therefore, they come up short in one or more areas of …

How Exchange Rates Work

Currency exchange rates result from the equilibrium price obtained from the relative demand and supply of one countries currency relative to another countries currency. The globalization of trade and investments has made it easy for …

Personal Finance Writing

Helium’s personal finance channel is a resource for those seeking to learn about a variety of financial topics relating to your money. As a resource, the information in the personal finance channel can be used …

How to Save Time when Shopping

Shopping once a week can be done. It will take some excellent planning and organizing to pull it off successfully. If you are super clever and super determined, you can get all your weekly shopping …

Defining Financial Freedom

What is financial freedom? Basically, one would probably define financial freedom as being rich or as being wealthy. But, what is rich? What is wealthy? Do you define “being rich” or “being wealthy” as having …

How to Find Unclaimed Property in Kansas

Finding unclaimed property is like stumbling onto a secret savings account that was forgotten about. During 2011, the Treasurer of Kansas was able to identify more than $9.7 million belonging to more than 43,000 owners. …

Money Making Ideas your Options

There are different ways a person is able to make money and coming up with the idea is the easy part. Unfortunately the hard part about money-making ideas is following the idea through so you …

Uniform Gifts to Minors Act

The Uniform Gifts to Minors Act (UGMA) allows a donor to contribute money or assets to a minor child without creating a legal trust. The law provides for the creation of an account, the proceeds …

How to Find Unclaimed Property in Kentucky

Savings accounts, checking accounts and from time to time, paychecks may all wind up as unclaimed property. This is caused primarily due to moving, name changes or death of a family member. Unclaimed property includes …