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
Let's face it. Baseball games are expensive. It costs a lot of money to take your family to see professional baseball games. But, it doesn't have to cost a fortune if you're smart. There are tips for baseball games and ways to save money. In the good ol’ days of baseball, families could easily afford a stadium’s admission prices, enjoy crackerjacks during the game, and sometimes even run onto the field afterward to celebrate their team’s victory. Nowadays, ticket prices are more expensive than ever. Overpriced fast food franchises have … [Read more...] about Top 5 Frugal Tips for Taking Your Family Out to Baseball Games
You may not be fully aware of it, but you're probably sitting on your own personal treasure hoard: a stash of airline miles, hotel points or reward points you've earned through your credit cards. According to statistics compiled by Points.com and its parent Points International (PCOM), a company specializing in helping consumers trade, exchange and redeem reward points, the average American is hoarding more than 61,000 reward points through various programs. Americans have more than 2.65 billion loyalty memberships -- 21.4 per household. This … [Read more...] about What You Should Do With the Reward Points You’re Sitting On
It is a hard thing to get up every morning when you hate your job. Far too many Americans are stuck in jobs they hate, dead-end jobs, or work where they aren’t fulfilled. According to a recent study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), only 29% of workers age 31 to 61 years-old say that they are very satisfied with their job. That’s a lot of other people in the workforce who either hate their job or just thinks that it is okay. So, what can you do if you hate your job? There are a few things you can do or moves that you can … [Read more...] about What to Do Right Now If You Hate Your Job
Moving out can be the best and worst time of your life. There are many ways that you can trip up when you are moving out on your own from your parents home for the first time. There are many financial mistakes when you are moving out on your own and moving out for the first time. On one hand, you get unparalleled levels of freedom that you never had living with your parents. Stay up until 3am playing video games? Sure! Drink a cocktail or two after work or school? Why not? But with great freedom comes great responsibility. And, if you’re not … [Read more...] about Top 4 Mistakes to Avoid When You Move Out of Your Parents’ Home