When you are looking at ways to cut back on expenses, cable TV should be one of the first to go. Read about my personal experience with cutting cable to see the impact it had on our spending. But don’t just think about the finances – realize that you can watch 95% of all your favorite […]
In high school, I won a lot of tennis matches. I hoped to play college tennis. At least, I hoped to play college tennis until I started playing matches against other aspiring collegiate tennis players. You see, ordinary tennis players win matches by returning the ball more times than their opponent. College tennis players win […]
An understanding about when you should contact and get help from a lawyer for your student loan debt problems.
If you are graduating college this spring, you are donning your black gowns and caps and walking the stage in a few weeks (or maybe you have already) to receive the diploma you have worked so hard for. Congratulations! I know this is an exciting time for you – you are finally done with college. […]
Here are the ten best short term investments right now for young investors looking to invest cash in the stock market or other place.
For some people, growing your net worth by $5,000 per month might seem crazy. For others, it might seem normal. Growing your net worth by $5,000 per month means seeing your net worth rise by $60,000 per year. That sounds like a lot, but if you’re looking to retire and live comfortable in the future, […]
I love survey and reward sites. This might sound crazy coming from me, but I find them to be a great way to earn a little extra income. I like survey sites for a specific purpose: when I’m bored or have nothing to do, it’s great to be able to spend a few minutes doing […]
What differentiates gamblers and investors? Math. In particular, investors have statistical expectations on their side. They know that upside potential outweighs the downside risk. If they make the same “bet” over and over again, investors will see a positive return on their money. Active trading is a form of investing that allows investors to arbitrage […]
At the onset, real estate investing sounds like an expensive venture costing thousands of dollars in initial investment. And in the past, it used to be! Fortunately, you don’t need six figures in the bank to be a real estate investor today. It really starts with a solid financial plan. Many people who have reached […]
How to use crowdfunding to pay for college, including what platforms to use and how to craft a campaign that will get funded.
Bitcoin is a new form of currency that has been a hot topic for debate recently. Is it safe to invest? How do you spend it? How do you know how many you have, and how does it make sense to spend a fraction of a coin on a purchase? These questions are natural first […]
Since the dawn of time (or at least the early 2000s), Quicken has treated Mac users as second class citizens. As a result, MacHeads everywhere lacked access to the best personal finance software on the market. Enter Banktivity (or at that time iBanks). Banktivity works exclusively with Macs and Apple products. For the last 18 years, […]
Once you graduate or resume paying your student loans after a period of forbearance, you may find that your student loan servicer has changed. Unfortunately, the task of finding and paying the proper company rests on the borrower, along with other facts you probably didn’t know about your student loans. If you don’t know where to […]
You know the importance of saving but struggle to do it anyway. Sound familiar? If so check out these top automatic savings apps.
We put together a list of the best investing blogs of 2017, along with why they are amazing and what insights they bring to investors. We also have a full list of investing blogs this year to read about.
The start of summer is a great time to look at your finances, check your debt, get organized, and create a financial plan for the rest of the year.