How Your Morning Routine Makes Or Breaks Your Finances

How Your Morning Routine Makes Or Breaks Your Finances

What does a typical morning for you look like? Are you running around like a crazy person trying to get everything together so you can just barely make it to work on time? Maybe you are the complete opposite and most mornings are lazy, allowing you to casually eat breakfast and read the paper before heading to work. Or maybe you fall somewhere in between. Below, I am going to show you how your morning routine has an impact on your finances, both the good and the bad.Continue Reading

Finances And The Single Life: How To Date Frugally

Finances And The Single Life: How To Date Frugally

Being single has its ups and downs. On the one hand, you have infinite freedom. You can come and go as you please, without having to check in with anyone (unless you still live with Mom and Dad). You also get to focus 100% of your efforts on yourself and getting ahead career-wise, financially and just simply improving yourself to be better than you were before. But being single also has its downsides. For one, it takes more effort to find someone to go out with all of the time as you donít have a significant other. And of course, being single and dating costs money. In this post, I am going to show you some tricks I used when I was single to help keep my budget in check while at the same time enjoying the company of others.Continue Reading

Are You Cheap or Frugal?

Are You Cheap or Frugal?

There is a raging debate going on today about the difference of being frugal and simply being cheap. Do you know the difference? Better yet, do you know which category you fall into? While there is nothing wrong with being frugal, being cheap is another issue. Below, you will see why being cheap is not ideal and how to know which one you are and how to change if you are cheapContinue Reading

3 Ways NOT to Respond to the Stock Market Crash

3 Ways NOT to Respond to the Stock Market Crash

I’ve talked to several friends and colleagues who are worried about losing more money, swearing off the stock market, and so much more. While I understand that it feels horrible to lose 10% of your investments in such a short period of time, these are novice mistakes. How you react to a stock market crash is a telling sign of your experience as an investor.Continue Reading

Using Time To Your Advantage

Using Time To Your Advantage

Do you value your time? Do you do things now that will pay off in the future? Many of us tend to focus on earning money and not so much on time. But this is a recipe for disaster. In fact, you need to take time into account when you are deciding on earning money. After all, the saying ‘time is money’ is very true. Below, learn how to use time to your advantage so you get the most out of life.Continue Reading

Things that Affect the Market

Things that Affect the Market

Wall Street is a fascinating place. Every single day of the week whole businesses are bought and sold based on years of future earnings, but a single day can send investors into a panic. You’ve seen articles summarizing a previous trading day. Headlines explain the market’s rise or fall often with a single data point. “Stocks rise 2% as home sales surge!” or “Wall Street ends winning streak on profit taking” are stories you’ve likely seen before. Every move on Wall Street has a cause, at least that’s what the newspapers tell us.Continue Reading

Adding Investment Arrows to Your Quiver, With FX Trading

Adding Investment Arrows to Your Quiver, With FX Trading

Adding arrows to your quiver: it’s an archery metaphor that refers to having a lot of solutions to a single problem. I don’t know enough about archery to extend this metaphor in any direction, so let’s just leave it laying right there and move on, confident that you know what the heck I’m talking about.Continue Reading