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RECENT BLOG POSTS
Most people equate interest with debt. They know that they have an interest rate that they agree to pay in order to have access to money - whether on a loan or a credit card. But interest isn’t just something they pay, it is also something they can earn. Interest, especially compound interest, is...
06/30/2019
I’m an app sort of person. It’s really hard not to be nowadays. I can order a pizza, watch the latest episode of Grey’s Anatomy, and balance my checkbook all on the train commute home. I love efficiency and ease. It helps to have no excuses for being organized and smart with your time and resourc...
06/30/2019
 Isn’t it funny how being unable to have something makes you want it more? If you are dieting, that donut seems to be the only thing between you and eternal happiness. If you are broke, nothing in your closet fits or looks good and shopping - being out of the question - is all you want to do. In ...
06/30/2019
 If you don't have a financial safety net - it might be something you should think about getting started ASAP! How long could you and your family survive if you lost your job today? A few years ago I lost my job because I suffered a lower back injury and couldn't work. We had no savings and lived...
06/28/2019
 Mowing your lawn isn’t just an annoying yard chore, it’s a vital component of lawn care. If you aren’t mowing perfectly right, you are hampering your grass’s ability to grow healthily, which means you probably won’t get the lush, green lawn you expect. In fact, it’s likely that you are committin...
06/24/2019
Mindset is the one attribute that sets the successful entrepreneur apart from the wannabe one. It is the most important ingredient - more important then powerful friends, brilliant ideas or capital.A good attitude is the key to success (although money, powerful friends and genius ideas are all we...
06/18/2019
Everyone wants to win the rat race, but no one wants to live like a rat. Making money doesn’t have to be a dirty, unprincipled contest to join the 1%. Instead, there are several things you can do to bring in serious cash while pursuing fulfilling goals. You can buy and manage real estate. You cou...
06/13/2019
There’s nothing quite as satisfying as being handed the keys to your first home. For many adults, making the jump from renter to homeowner represents an important milestone and serves as the culmination of years of hard work. However, barring an unexpected financial windfall, most of us are unabl...
06/10/2019
Our largest expense every month (not including our rent!) is probably what we spend on food. The cool thing about food and grocery costs is that you do have some control over what you spend at resteraunts or at the store. We recently had a guest post on our blog that discusses how to eat healthy ...
06/10/2019
The summer months can be quite slow for bloggers in certain niches. Many people are outside and not really looking for topics like 'how to make more money'.I have made an effort to take some time off and outsource a lot of my content writing over the summer to a couple of great freelance writers ...
06/08/2019
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