In an ideal world, humans would be great at keeping track of their own expenses and savings or we would have robots and algorithms smart enough to autonomously manage all of our financial matters for us. Since neither of these ideal scenarios exists, it’s up to us to figure out the best solutions for managing our finances, tracking our expenses, calculating our budgets and figuring out how to avoid/overcome common personal finance problems like accumulating debt or saving money inefficiently. There are plenty of budgeting apps, robo-advisor … [Read more...] about Wismo Review – Budgeting and Expense Tracking Smartphone App
Starting a business can be a lot of fun if you know what you're doing, but it can be wrought with tension if you're unsure about something as basic as what kind of business you're going to have. Even if you have an idea about the industry you’d like to work in, you may be unsure as to the specific type of business you're going to start. Deciding which business is right for you can be made a little easier when you're willing to put a little consideration into the kind of business you’d like to start and the way you would like to stat it. Here … [Read more...] about Not Sure Which Type of Business Is Right For You?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 53 million American workers (one in three) now earn money from freelance jobs. Many individuals like working as freelancers because they get to create their own schedules and earn extra money. But, should companies hiring a freelancer? Companies also have several good reasons for hiring a freelancer over employees. If you don't use freelancers already, you should think about these four ways that hiring freelancers can save your company money. Hiring a Freelancer Saves Your Company … [Read more...] about Top 4 Ways Hiring a Freelancer Saves Your Company Money
In many markets and today’s economy, most of your home improvement projects and remodeling projects are not going to make you money. You won't see a good home improvement return on investment for all your remodeling projects. The money that you spend remodeling your bathroom, adding a deck, or finishing a basement will unfortunately not translate dollar for dollar in new home equity. If you spend $10,000 remodeling your master bathroom, that rarely converts to $10,000 in added home equity if you were to put your home on the market … [Read more...] about Only Certain Home Improvement Projects Will Pay You Back
When you’re in college and/or new to the full-time workforce, finding the motivation to regularly save money can be challenging after so many years of relying on your parents and minimum wage, part-time jobs to pay for the things you need and want. Now that you’re bringing in a decent income on your own, it can be tempting to splurge on the things and experiences you’ve been wanting for so long but couldn’t partake in due to income limitations. However, getting on the track to long-term financial stability should be one of your biggest goals … [Read more...] about Guide to Investing in Your 20s – Everything You Need to Know
The following is a guest post from Chris. Chris started a digital marketing business that focuses on freelance writing, content marketing, and SEO -- all while working full-time and playing dad to two kids. You can check out his blog - Money Mozart to read more. There are several ways to make money in real estate, such as owning property and selling them at a profit or earning rental income. You can also buy shares of real estate if you prefer through peer-to-peer investing fintech websites like Streitwise, Fundrise, PeerStreet, Roofstock, … [Read more...] about How to Invest in Property Liens and Why You’d Want To