How to Earn Extra Income and Save Money Grocery Shopping with InstaCart

How to Save Money Shopping with InstaCart

By some estimates, online grocery shopping is expected to grow into a $100 billion industry by 2025. While Amazon currently leads the pack thanks to its Amazon Prime membership benefits and the recent acquisition of Whole Foods, there are a couple great alternatives for consumers who don’t have Prime memberships or want to shop from local stores. How to Save Money Shopping with InstaCart One grocery delivery service that’s been increasingly popular lately is Instacart, which lets you order food from your favorite grocery stores (much more variety than Amazon’s offerings) and save money on groceries without leaving the house. Whether you exclusively order groceries online (and want better options) or you’ve always gone to the grocery store yourself, here’s … Read more

Claiming for Uniform Tax Rebate

If you need to wear work uniform or special work clothes, you may want to know more about the uniform tax rebate. Although you may be eligible for the uniform tax rebate, it does not automatically apply to your tax account. It is important for you to request for this uniform tax rebate. Here’s what you should know about making the claim. Claiming for Uniform Tax Rebate Eligibility In order to be eligible for claiming the uniform tax rebate, you have to fulfill a list of requirements: First of all, you should be the one paying the income tax for the year that you are applying for the claim. Next, your work clothes should clearly show that you are working … Read more

Selling Your Home to Fund Retirement – 5 Factors to Consider

12 Things You Should Know Before Buying A House

If you are ready to retire, you may wonder if what you have saved up over the years will cover all your costs. A 2018 report revealed that many Americans have less than 15 percent of the amount needed to retire comfortably; however, while this can be a troubling thought, there are a few ways you can boost your savings. One popular way for many people to fund their retirement is to sell their home, and if you are considering this course of action, there are a few factors you may want to think about before making a final decision. Top 5 Things to Consider When Selling Your Home to Fund Retirement 1. The True Value of Your Home If you … Read more

Why It Just Makes Sense to Have an Online Savings Account

The following is a post from Clint Haynes, a Certified Financial Planner® and Financial Advisor in Kansas City, Missouri. He is also the founder and owner of NextGen Wealth. If you’d like to contribute a guest post, check out Money Q&A’s guest posting guidelines. If you’re reading this, then you probably have some kind of understanding of online conveniences. Maybe you also check your email or shop online. The point is that the virtual world offers some real advantages, even in ways that you might not have considered.  Take banking, for instance, and online savings accounts, in particular. You might be thinking: “I already have a savings account. Why do I need another?” I’m about to tell you why and … Read more

4 Tips to Save Money and Time with Your Short-Term Rentals

Save Money and Time with Your Short-Term Rentals

Property management is often a stressful industry. This is especially true for landlords who offer short-term rentals through sites such as Rentbelly. The fact is, when you offer these types of rentals, you are going to find two things that are in short supply – money and time. To better manage your short-term rentals, you have to know the challenges that go along with this industry and find ways to offer superior service without sacrificing the quality of your guest’s experiences. The good news is, there are a few tips you can use to manage your short-term rental properties and make the entire process more rewarding and less stressful. Use the tips here to help streamline the management of these … Read more

Top 4 Ways to Actually Save Money on Everyday Expenses

Save Money on Everyday Expenses

Daily life adds up to be really expensive really quickly. From housing costs to food to transportation, before you know it a good chunk of your paycheck is gone after putting it towards everyday expenses. While location makes a huge difference in the cost of living, studies have found that in 20 major cities, the income to live comfortably has increased by at least 23% in the last few years. Even though the cost of living continues to increase in most cities, there are proven ways to cut costs to keep more money in your pocket. Here are 4 effective ways to save money on everyday expenses. 1. Use Public or Shared Transportation Driving is quite expensive. Instead of spending … Read more