Primary Navigation

Archive | Finances


Flood Insurance is Not A Basic Part of Homeowners Insurance

Floods often accompany other natural disasters such as storms, early snow melts and rising rivers. Construction of roads, shopping malls, residential and industrial complexes reduces the land’s natural ability to absorb water, thus increasing the runoff and risk of flooding. Yet, about 25-percent of all flood insurance claims come from outside of high-risk areas.

Continue Reading
04102007HomeinventoryAJC100 copy 2

Home Inventory: How to Take One and Why Do You Need One

In addition to helping you prepare for a natural disaster or burglary a professional home inventory will also give you an estimated value of your own personal property. This can be a great tool in estate/financial planning. The total estimated value of your personal property plays a part of your total net worth.

Continue Reading
piggy bank

Should Children Be Paid An Allowance?

Recently my wife and I have been weighing the idea of giving our children some sort of allowance. My wife and I had different experiences with money growing up but both our parents attempted to teach us financial skills and the value of hard work and savings. As we have been discussing the pros and […]

Continue Reading

Part of the JP Squared Blog Network