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, but good habits. The right … [Read more...] about Forming the Right Habits Can Make Your Health and Your Wealth Better
The following is a guest post by Jonathan Littman and Susanna Camp. They are the authors of The Entrepreneur’s Faces: How Makers, Visionaries, and Outsiders Succeed. This blog post was originally published on Value Walk and is republished with permission. Growth is the essence of a startup. Jumping on a hot idea. Prototyping, and finding and selling to target customers. But did you know that startups grow through stages? In our new book The Entrepreneur’s Faces: How Makers, Visionaries and Outsiders Succeed, we explore not just the … [Read more...] about The Entrepreneur’s Roadmap – Master the 7 Stages of Startup Growth
The following is a guest post by Terry Painter, author of The Encyclopedia of Commercial Real Estate Advice. If you'd like to submit a guest post to Money Q&A, be sure to check out the site's Guest Posting Guidelines. In 2002, my client Conrad had a net worth of $230,000 when he called me for a loan to buy a 6-plex in Oakland. This was his first investment property. Today he is worth over $30 million. How did he do it? First, he read a lot of books and took a course on how to become the best real estate investor. Then, over the … [Read more...] about Getting Started Investing in Real Estate? Follow this Advice from a Real Estate Veteran
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 Stress Negatively Impacting Your Personal Finances?