7 Things You Should Probably Budget For
It’s hard to account for everything that needs to go into a budget. After you tick through the obvious items, you have to start thinking about all those items that walk the line between want and necessity.
Can Giving Back Boost Your Revenue?
It’s pretty easy for me to argue in favor of giving back to the community. I believe tithing is one of our most important responsibilities, using the means we earn to improve the world around us.
4 Places to Put Your Cash
We get caught up thinking about the big money makers - stocks, real estate and business investing - and forget that having a healthy amount of interest-earning, liquid assets adds some needed diversity.
Pros and Cons of Bundling Insurance
Shopping for insurance is a big deal. If you feel like it’s a small deal, you need to make a bigger deal out of it. Why does it matter so much?
5 Items for Your Immediate Financial Bucket List
I’m a big advocate of setting goals. With clear objectives come focus, drive and that irreplaceable sense of achievement once you check a big item off your to-do list.
8 Habits That Hit You in the Checkbook
If you think you have a spending problem but aren’t exactly sure where the money is going, here are some of the areas where we tend to waste the most.
Going Back to School as an Adult
Anyone who’s thought about changing careers has heard the following: “Why don’t you just go back to school?” The suggestion isn’t a bad one, and whoever asks it means no harm.
5 Ways to Use Your Holiday Bonus
Whether you get a yearly bonus like clockwork or it’s about to happen for the first time, this year-end influx of cash always delights.
2019 Car Review: Best Buys for Your Buck
If it’s time for a new car but you aren’t sure where to start, this post should at least help you dip your toes in the (car)pool.
6 Easy Steps for Changing Your Life
I’m going to throw out six simple activities that can ultimately change the course of your life. On their own, none of these will make your dreams come true.
5 Ways to Improve Your Time Management
Time management isn’t a natural talent. Some people might have a stronger inclination to stay proactive and efficient, but that doesn’t mean this ability is unlearnable.
5 Steps for Surviving a Layoff
I hope you never end up in the position where you need to take the steps in this blog post. If you do go through some kind of layoff, I believe the following actions can help you get back on your feet.
Fighting Consumerism Without Giving Up on Life
If you want to save money without cutting back on everything you hold near and dear, you need to start by changing your mindset. Fighting consumerism isn’t as much about resisting urges as it is adjusting your habits.
5 Inspiring Rags to Riches Stories
Who doesn’t love a good underdog story? It’s almost impossible not to root for the hero or heroine who’s down on their luck and somehow beats the odds to win in the end.
5 Best Ways to Spend $1,000 Right Now
I’ve got five options for those of you with a little financial cushioning to mull over. Hopefully one of these ideas will help you turn those extra funds into a rewarding experience.
Finding and Landing Your Dream Job
There are some general ways you can go about creating opportunities and setting yourself up for success. Ready to find the job of your dreams? Let’s start at the beginning.