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The 7 Best National Banks In America for 2018

Everyone needs a safe place to stash their money, instead of burying it in the backyard (or worse, under your mattress). If you’re looking for a new bank, you have hundreds of options to choose from, but every year, it seems like there are more banks who enter the market. And we know, every bank […]

The Top 10 Best Life Insurance Companies in the U.S. in 2018

Determining who offers the best life insurance is not always a black and white answer. While you can get quotes from all of the top rated life insurance companies, you may never know if you’re choosing the best policy for your specific situation. At Good Financial Cents, we pride ourselves in connecting people with the […]

Alliant Credit Union Review

You probably won’t be surprised to hear there are over 6,000 different banks in the United States. In fact, you could probably name about 20 banks off the top of your head. When you’re shopping around for a place to put your money, it can be an overwhelming search trying to find the best fit […]

Traditional IRA Rules and Limits

With all the concern these days about the Roth IRA, traditional IRAs may be in danger of getting lost. But for many of the same reasons that a Roth IRA is so important, traditional IRAs continue to be valuable. I admit it – I’m a big fan of the Roth IRA. I think everyone should […]

How to Make Money Fast – 107 Ways to Make $100

Everyone needs money in a hurry from time-to-time. While quick cash won’t make you rich, it can help you get out of a bind or pay down debt. To help you get started, I’ve put together an exhaustive and practical list of 107 ways you can make $100 (or more!) fast. With so many ideas […]

Roth IRA vs Traditional IRA: Understand the Difference

The Roth IRA vs traditional IRA – they’re basically the same plan, right? Not exactly. While they do share some similarities, there are enough distinct differences between the two where they can just as easily qualify as completely separate and distinct retirement plans. To clear up the confusion between the two, let’s look at where […]

The Best Credit Unions Anyone Can Join in 2018

When you’re looking for a financial institution to handle your money, it’s important you find the best place for you. There are hundreds and hundreds of options you can choose from. When you’re looking around for the best choice, it’s important you toss credit unions into the mix. Credit unions offer all of the same […]

Federal Income Tax Guide For 2018

The federal income tax is one of the most complicated innovations in human history. But we’re going to try and simplify the whole enchilada with this handy federal income tax guide. Use it as a reference to help you prepare your tax return. It’s a “high altitude look” at dozens of tax issues, just to […]

7 Money Lessons I Would Give to My 20-Year-Old Self

In present day I’m a successful financial advisor and entrepreneur. Based on some of the boneheaded money decisions I made in my 20’s it is a miracle I can even say that. I’ve definitely learned from many of those mistakes, but if I had the chance to hop in a DeLorean and go back in […]

Fundrise Review: How to Invest in Corporate Real Estate With a Small Investment

If you love real estate, property-themed reality shows can be both fun to watch and educational. Watching as old, dreary houses get a brand new look on HGTV’s Fixer Upper might even inspire you to redecorate your own place. Meanwhile, shows like Million Dollar Listing may leave you wondering if you should add real estate to your own portfolio. […]