Long term goals seem so daunting don’t they? When you’re starting from zero paying off $30,000 in debt or saving $500,000 for retirement can seem downright impossible. And not only that, but some long term goals, like saving for retirement or your child’s college education, are just boring. (Tell me I’m not the only one […]
While personal finance guidelines like paying yourself first, saving for a rainy day, and investing as much as possible are all great advice, they’re simply not practical for everyone. If you are barely making ends meet the last thing you’re going to be doing is saving for retirement or stashing away money for your kid’s college education […]
How many times per day do you reach for your phone? According to this Gallup poll the answer is at least hourly. I’m not pointing fingers here. Trust me, I know how addicting smartphones can be! But what if, instead of mindlessly looking at social media and email very time you reached for your phone, […]
While we normally talk about student loans on this blog there’s another huge debt most of you will take on at some point in your life (if you haven’t already.) That debt is a mortgage. Personal finance is very personal. Depending on who you ask paying off a mortgage early could be a great move […]
Financial education is not widely taught in America. Even if it was I’m not sure any of us would be learning the right things. From my experience most people understand the very basics of money they just can’t grasp what good money management can actually do for their life. If you can’t recognize money for […]
Do you dream of going to college without taking on any debt? Or do you just need some inspiration to stop taking out so many loans? Either way, I’ve got something special for you today! We went on a mission to find out exactly how some college students are able to graduate without any debt […]
Can you imagine a life where you didn’t have to work every day? Instead of needing to work you could work because you wanted to or, you could choose not to work because you wanted to. How? By building a passive income. Conventional wisdom tells you that the path you’re supposed to live looks like this:Go […]
Looking for free college funding is no easy task. However, it’s something you should definitely do. Here’s how to find college scholarships and grants.
Shopping through a cashback website is a no brainer way to put some money back in your pocket. All you’re required to do is shop through a certain portal and all of a sudden you’re saving money. But with so many cash back websites popping up how are you supposed to know which one offers […]
Isn’t it funny how much the world changes in such a short amount of time? Just ten years ago landing a job and climbing the corporate ladder was a sign that you had made it. But today the emphasis is put on becoming an entrepreneur more than ever. There’s just one little problem with this……… […]
Looking to start earning some passive income? Here are twenty passive income ideas to choose from. Some require a monetary investment while others require time. Which one is your favorite?
Looking to get money smart? Here are seven traits of financially successful people that you’ll want to adopt.
Want to build multiple streams of income? Here’s how you can keep your focus and build your income quicker by using the mastery principle.
If you’re looking for a super easy way to lower your everyday expenses here’s how to save money with Amazon Subscribe and Save.
Feeling down by your current job situation? Start a side business! Here’s how I was able to triple my income in 2.5 years by starting a side business.
Boredom or impulse spending can completely derail your from your financial goals. Here’s how you can combat boredom spending.
Looking to improve your finances but don’t know where to start? A ten day challenge could be exactly what you need. Here are five to get you started!
Wanna know the secrets to quickly paying off student loans? In this post four college graduates share exactly what steps they took to do it!
A couple years ago I thought the key to getting more stuff done was making lists, setting timers, and having routines. And don’t get me wrong, I still make lists and those techniques do work. But what works for me even more are mantras. Once I made the mental shift and decided that I am […]
When it comes to investing getting started is half the battle. As a new investor you have all kinds of fears. It’s hard to get started. You don’t have enough money to start. You don’t know what you’re doing or where you should even open up an account. Here are five lessons learned from a new investor.
I’m pretty lucky, I had only amassed about $2,500 in debt before realizing the major repercussions that came along with it. At the time I felt like credit cards were my passage into adulthood. I had no problem applying for credit cards and then maxing them out within a week. At the time paying off […]
Are you thinking of getting a credit card in college? If so, there are some things you should know first. Here are the pros and cons.