Building a safety net for your finances is an important part of planning for your own money. Once you have a handle on your day-to-day finances and have thought about your long-term financial goals, you are in the best position to build a safety net. This can help make sure that financial disasters don't mess... Continue Reading →
Prepare for the Cost of Living Increase With These Key Steps.
The cost of living crisis is a very real threat looming for many families over the coming months, and this is not something that’s just going to go away in a hurry. In order to ensure peace of mind, and avoid financial difficulties, it would be a good idea to plan and prepare for this... Continue Reading →
Benefits of a Side Hustle and Ideas to Get You Started.
Becoming an entrepreneur is a huge undertaking. When you jump into business, your world is going to change completely. While this might sound scary, it will give you control over your life and let you work on your passions full time. If you’re not sure whether entrepreneurship is for you, then it is always best... Continue Reading →
BUDGETING: Achieving Financial Stability
Although the road ahead for you might seem full of twists and turns, and that financial stability seems that it will never going to truly be something within your reach, I think differently. Anything can be done when you put your mind it, and nothing will make your life more relaxed than when you have... Continue Reading →
5 ways to drive more economically
With a few small changes to your driving habits, you can actually reduce your fuel consumption. This is not only better for the environment but will save you money. Driving costs can build up and it’s necessary to stay on top of them to keep them from getting out of control. Keep an eye on... Continue Reading →
Owning a Car 101; for millennials.
I am always surprised by how poorly some people maintain their vehicles, or other goods in general. A car for me, is something that needs to be very well taken care of, inside and out. If your car is dirty, I can already tell that your life is somewhat of a mess. When it comes... Continue Reading →
3 effective ways to manage business expenses.
The goal of every business is to make money and be profitable. However, in the daily hustle and bustle, expenses arise that may affect your profit. How do you manage to be in the green?
Eco-Friendly Tips That Save You Money
The popularity of eco-friendly living and habits is increasing and many people, especially millennials are finding ways to reduce any negative impact on the environment. Contrary to circulating myths, becoming more eco-friendly does not break the bank—rather, it can save you money. Here are a few eco-friendly tips that can save you money in your daily life. ... Continue Reading →
Tips on How to Avoid Overspending on Clothing
To prevent tempting trends from burning a substantial hole in your budget, follow these helpful tips on how to avoid overspending on clothing.
Your Year 2020 in Savings.
Among all the goals that my wife and I set every year, an end of the year savings amount is a major milestone. As I review the past several years of planning, I can give ourselves a score on our financial discipline and control. Truly, that number representing your cash worth on December 31st should... Continue Reading →
My Financial Journey to Purchasing My First Motorcycle.
For each one of us, there are moments that are defining, moments that place a marker into our brains that nothing and no one could move. The imprints of those experiences are so powerful and lasting that they forge in many ways, our personalities, our likes and even our character. It could be an event,... Continue Reading →
How to Plan Your Next Vacation Without Money Stress.
Tomorrow, when you arrive at your office, look around and you will most likely notice that some seats are unoccupied. They are not there, and they will not show up for a few days: it’s vacation season. While the world sees the American way of life as an overwhelming, non-stop work culture where people sacrifice... Continue Reading →
Simple Advice Toward Stability In Your Finances.
In our lifetime, making mistakes is unavoidable. Although the consequences of our mistakes can be hurtful, there are opportunities to grow and improve. As John Maxwell says, evaluated failures are sources of wisdom. However, it’s not always obvious when you’re making the right decision or when you are making a faux pas, especially if you... Continue Reading →
Signs You Can Afford a Mortgage.
Are you thinking about buying your first home? If so, you are certainly feeling excited about this new step in your life. I know because I was in your shoes not too long ago. But are you ready? A lot of people rush into buying their first property because they feel pressured to do so... Continue Reading →
Broke No More!
I was having a conversation with an acquaintance recently and they had given up hope that they could ever be in a better financial position. In fact, this person said that they would be broke for the remaining of their life. I was taken aback by those words; why would someone so young believe that... Continue Reading →
Finding the Motivation to Keep Saving.
Financial stability can never be achieved without savings. It is a nonnegotiable. Even when it’s not already a habit, most of us get to a point in our lives where we need to save money. It could be something as simple as establishing a rainy-day fund for emergencies such as a broken pipe, a mechanical... Continue Reading →
Bargains Can Be A Well Disguised Trap.
The dictionary describes ‘bargain’ as a thing or service bought or offered for sale at a cheaper price than it usually is. Even, without the dictionary explanation, we all know what bargains are and when it comes to purchases, it is the first thought that comes to mind to most people. In fact, the majority... Continue Reading →
Don’t go bust going back-to-school: 5 ways to make summer job cash last.
***Guest Post*** As summer comes to a close and the fall semester begins, college students are feeling the crunch. Hours previously spent making money are now devoted to attending lectures and tackling homework. But just because school is back in session doesn’t mean the bills will stop coming. Hoping to make your summer savings last?... Continue Reading →
Financial Moves You Must Make In July!
It’s July. We are more than halfway through 2018 and in a blink of an eye, it will be December. Just a few months ago, we were setting goals for the year and establishing our budgets. Six months into the new habits, it is time to evaluate. Waiting for the end of the year to... Continue Reading →
Are You Prepared For A Working Nomad Lifestyle?
***This article is a collaborative guest post. You may have recently left college, been taking a sabbatical from work or found yourself at another life crossroad, and you may only have one thing on your mind: traveling. You may have an innate hunger to see more of the world, experience a new way of life... Continue Reading →