Buying a home is so much more than buying a place to live. When you purchase a home, you have the opportunity to not only get your money back if and when you choose to resell, but you also stand to make a sizable profit. This is why real estate is such a popular investment. The value of your home will (more than likely) go up over time, especially if you’re willing to make improvements. However, not every home is a good investment. It takes a lot of research and hard work to ensure that you get the best ROI from your home. So, let’s look at … [Read more...] about How to Make Your Home a Strong Investment
Apparently, Americans are not good at vacationing. According to the U.S. Travel Association, more than half of Americans did not use all their vacation time in 2018. Every year, more and more vacation days go unused. As we begin a new year and venture into a new decade, how can we change our priorities to include using those hard-earned vacation days? Let’s dig a little deeper into the problem. Why are we not taking vacations? For some, leaving work is just plain hard. There is often a lot of preparation that goes into taking time off work … [Read more...] about Five Apps to Save You Money on Your Next Vacation
The following is a guest post by Joey Cohn, creator and author of HardlySimple.com. Are you interested in submitting a guest post to Money Q&A? Be sure to check out our Guest Posting Guidelines. Have you ever wanted to take control of your finances? How about your health? What if I told you that there are things you can do to take control of both? Well (surprise!) that’s exactly what I’m going to do. And the best part of all? It comes down to one simple thing. Creating habits. Not just habits, … [Read more...] about Forming the Right Habits Can Make Your Health and Your Wealth Better
Among the many useful skills parents should pass on to their children while they’re still living at home, cooking is arguably one of the most important lifelong skills out there. Beyond the fundamentals of prepping grocery lists and planning meals, teaching culinary skills – such as following recipes and pairing complementary flavors – Raddish Kids gives your kids the skills they need to continue leading healthy lifestyles after they eventually move out. The problem with cooking is that it can be challenging enough for one person to prep a … [Read more...] about Review of Raddish Kids Cooking Club Subscription Box for Children
An April 2020 survey released by the National Endowment for Financial Education found that 88% of Americans were reportedly stressed about finances as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Of those respondents, 54% said they were stressed about not saving enough money (for emergency savings and/or retirement), 29% were concerned about fluctuating income, and 48% were stressed about paying regular bills like mortgage/rent, utilities and healthcare. Considering the fact that Covid-19 has impacted almost everyone on Earth in some capacity, it’s … [Read more...] about Is Financial Stress Negatively Impacting Your Personal Finances?
The following is a guest post by Jessica Larson, SolopreneurJournal.com Gaining a reputation and establishing credit are really two sides of the same proverbial coin, and it’s hard to find anyone with a more solid reputation than Din Djarin, the title character in the hit Star Wars series “The Mandalorian.” So it only makes sense that, when it comes to building and maintaining credit, there’s plenty to learn from old Mando and his cohorts. After all, principles like honor and dependability are the same whether you’re living life on modern … [Read more...] about 7 Credit Lessons You Can Learn from ‘The Mandalorian’