Commuting to school is hard enough for college students, but affording a parking permit and finding a parking spot on campus can be a nightmare for many students. Oftentimes, universities sell far more permits than they have spaces available for students, which is a huge problem for commuters who subsequently spend several minutes (or even close to an hour) driving around campus just to find a place to park their cars. But, there are ways to save on college transportation costs. It’s a huge hassle that is not only a waste of money. Why pay … [Read more...] about 7 Easy Ways for Students to Save on Transportation Costs
Years ago, I interviewed Craig Jarrow, The Time Management Ninja, for a podcast about taking back control of your email inbox. His insights are amazing, and I've included the full interview below. Craig is also out with a new book this month, "Time Management Ninja: 21 Rules for More Time and Less Stress in Your Life"?. I've been a huge fan of The Management Ninja - a.k.a. Craig. His blog is amazing! His books are amazing! I've interviewed him once (a long time ago) on Money Q&A. I'll look to repost that blog post soon. You've … [Read more...] about How to Control Your Email Inbox with the Time Management Ninja AND New Book!
Many people mistakenly think that they do not need a last will and testament when they die. You may think that your valuables will naturally pass to your next of kin without very much fanfare or strife. You may think that you do not have enough assets to warrant the need of a will. You would be wrong. It is not a popular topic around the dinner table to discuss your last days on Earth, but dying without a will can not only cost your heirs time and money, but it can also prevent your final wishes from being carried out correctly. What Is A … [Read more...] about Top 5 Reasons Why You Need A Last Will And Testament
When you have multiple credit cards, loans, checking/savings and investment accounts, retirement savings accounts, and bills to keep track of, managing your personal finances without missing deadlines or losing track of transactions can be enormously difficult on your own. Fortunately, there are plenty of hands-off money management strategies, mobile apps, and personal finance software programs available to help consumers more effectively track their spending and saving patterns and maintain their financial well-being. However, few apps and … [Read more...] about CountAbout Review – Easily Keep Track of All Your Finances
When it comes to your student loans, you need to make sure that you are completely informed about them. There are tons of student loan myths that circulate, and you have to be sure that you don’t buy into them. If you start to believe all of these student loan myths, then you may find yourself in a pickle when it comes time to repay your loans. Below are some of the common myths that you need to ignore when you start to consider student loans. Student Loan Myths You Might Want to Ignore 1. You Can Have Your Loans … [Read more...] about 7 Student Loan Myths You Might Want To Ignore
Remodeling your home can cost you a fortune if you’re not careful. This is especially true if you purchased a house that needs renovations and remodeling. But, you can find several smart ways of financing a fixer upper and saving you a pretty penny in the process. Financing a Fixer Upper So, how do you finance a home remodel? What are the ways for financing a fixer upper? Here are four ways that you can finance your remodeling project without breaking the bank. Taking Out a HELOC One way for financing a fixer upper is to take out a … [Read more...] about Four Different Ways for Financing a Fixer Upper Home of Your Dreams