Five Black Hat SEO Techniques that are killing your Google Ranking

Search engine optimization in today’s online business world plays a crucial role in determining your search engine ranking. A few years ago, getting the best search engine results or top ranking was much easier. However, the internet has attracted a large number of businesses in different niches. Therefore, competition is tight. Along with that, SEO … Read moreFive Black Hat SEO Techniques that are killing your Google Ranking

How Panel Beaters Repair Hail Dents

We’re a country of extreme weather and every now and then hail makes an appearance, causing most Aussies to cry on the inside (or on the outside if the damage is extensive enough) – because when the weather storms hail, it storms hail. No tiny pieces of ice here, a hail storm can mean golf … Read moreHow Panel Beaters Repair Hail Dents

Can I Get a Loan If Declared Bankrupt?

Being declared bankrupt can be a major life event and it can have a dramatic impact on your finances for the foreseeable future. Don’t panic though – it is possible to get a loan after being declared bankrupt and there are many people who fully recover financially after bankruptcy. How long does bankruptcy last? Generally, … Read moreCan I Get a Loan If Declared Bankrupt?

7 Costly Car Insurance Shopping Mistakes — and How to Avoid Them

Shopping for car insurance can be tedious and tiresome. But cutting corners with this process can mean wasting money at best and risking your savings at worst. With a financial product as expensive yet indispensable as auto insurance, even a small misstep can cost you big-time. The following insurance-buying mistakes can easily cost you hundreds … Read more7 Costly Car Insurance Shopping Mistakes — and How to Avoid Them

8 Great Ways to Save More at Macy’s

Even if you’ve never set foot inside a Macy’s store, chances are good that you are a fan. What American kid hasn’t marveled at the magnificent floats and balloons featured in the retailer’s famous Thanksgiving Day parade? Still, if you’ve never shopped at Macy’s, you are cheating yourself. The retailer is among the most popular … Read more8 Great Ways to Save More at Macy’s

How to Minimize Financial Stress During the Holidays

The holiday season is supposed to be merry and bright, but due to the high cost of the holidays and the interpersonal politics of things like gift-giving, shopping, and entertaining, it can also be filled with friction between friends and long-distance besties. A 2018 Bankrate survey found that…

What Your 2019 Budget Needs to Include

The b word, again! Gross. I recently wrote about your need for a budget, but I got to thinking that while I’ve established why you need a budget I didn’t exactly cover how to create a budget or what your 2019 budget needs to have. With that in mind, I thought I would follow up with … Read moreWhat Your 2019 Budget Needs to Include

Worried About the Stock Market and Your Retirement Savings? Read This.

In the last few days, a number of readers have written to The Simple Dollar regarding the recent downturn in the stock market. Here are a few of those notes, starting with one from Dave: 45 years old, aiming to retire at 62. I have been in the aggressive portfolio in my 401(k) since signing … Read moreWorried About the Stock Market and Your Retirement Savings? Read This.

Afternoon Deals: Tuesday, Dec. 18

Every morning and afternoon we publish a list of the latest and best deals from our partner, DealNews. To learn more about the discounts and details, click on any of the deals for more information. To have this list, along with our latest news and stories, delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our … Read moreAfternoon Deals: Tuesday, Dec. 18

19 Products You Should Always Buy Generic

Tyler Olson / Shutterstock.com Loyalty usually is a great quality, but it can be costly when you shop. Sticking to just one brand rarely makes sense when the only meaningful difference between a national brand product and its generic version is the price. Sometimes brand-name products offer something unique. More often, though, they don’t. Here … Read more19 Products You Should Always Buy Generic