The following is a guest post by Tamsin Astor, Ph.D., author of Force of Habit: Unleash Your Power by Developing Great Habits. If you'd like to submit a guest post to Money Q&A, but sure to check out our guest posting guidelines. We make about 35,000 decisions every day, which is crazy when you think about it. And, of course, as many of us are living an overwhelmed, stressed out experience, those decisions may not all be of the most self-loving variety… such as that second glass of wine, that third slice of pizza, or my personal … [Read more...] about What Women Need – 3 Pillars for a Successful Life
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When debt collectors come a-calling, it makes sense you feel urgency to alleviate the problem by throwing as much money as possible toward repaying what you owe. But it’s important to take a deep breath, step back and look at your financial priorities from a big-picture perspective. Should you put all your income toward paying off debt? Probably not, especially if it comes at the expense of saving for emergencies and retirement. Here’s a closer look at how to handle this common conundrum. Saving vs. Paying Off Debt: Striking the Right … [Read more...] about Should You Put All Your Income Toward Paying Off Debt?
Heading off to college this year? With high school graduation just around the corner, you’ll have one last summer before you head off for an exciting new chapter. But during your summer of fun, you’ll want to make sure that you spend some time planning for college and making sure you’ve got everything you need. Getting your college essentials can be expensive, especially if you’re on a budget. But this guide will help you save money on your college essentials ready to begin your freshman year in style. Saving on bedding and other … [Read more...] about Saving Money on Your College Essentials
We all want to get the highest possible returns on our investments. But, this isn’t ever guaranteed and there are a lot of barriers to investing in big-ticket assets like real estate. If you’ve always wanted to invest in residential and/or commercial properties but the thought of having to save up thousands of dollars for a down payment has been holding you back, then you can’t afford to overlook the latest tech-driven investment platform, Fundrise. As one of the few companies offering high-quality real estate investments to everyday … [Read more...] about Fundrise Review – The Easy Way to Invest in Commercial Real Estate
The following is a guest post by Ken Honda. Ken Honda is a best-selling self-development author, and his latest book is called “Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your Money”. If you'd like to contribute a guest post to Money Q&A, be sure to check out our guest posting guidelines. We don't have to live in fear when it comes to money, yet most of us are living that way. It’s a lifestyle that we learned from our parents and grandparents, but there is another way to live – especially around money. When we feel more relaxed … [Read more...] about Want to Reduce Money Stress? Try This.
It is not always easy to put into practice how to save money on vacation. It always seems like you have to jump through a lot of hoops, plan significantly ahead, and often alter your true plans to really benefit from saving money on your vacation. But, it does not have to be that way. There are several easy and fairly painless ways on how to save money on your vacation. With the summer fast approaching, now is the time to learn how to save money on vacation before you head out the door with your towel and suntan lotion in hand. Check out ways … [Read more...] about How to Save Money on Vacation with These Easy Tips