Author Archives: Don

Using Your Student ID To Your Advantage

Using Your Student ID To Your Advantage

Your student ID is a valuable thing. When you first get it, you don’t think much of it. Sure you can use it to get money out of some banks accounts (assuming it is linked) as well as pay for food and other items on campus. But your student ID is more valuable than just this. In this post, I will show you a variety of ways you can use your student ID to your advantage.Continue Reading

Living Together Unmarried: What You Need To Know

Living Together Unmarried: What You Need To Know

More and more people are living together before getting married and in some cases, they decide to simply live together without getting married. While everyone is entitled to live the life they see fit, living together unmarried can bring up some unintended financial issues. This post will highlight the more common issues and what the both of you can do to limit your risks.Continue Reading

5 Tips for Starting Your Career Off Right

5 Tips for Starting Your Career Off Right

Moving from college life to adult life can be a shock to many new graduates. Not only is it a lot harder to get through a day at work after a night of drinking than getting through a couple of classes, it also is tough to be tied to a desk for 40 or more hours each week. In this post, I am going to share with you 5 tips to starting your career off right. Not only will they help you now, but they will set you up nicely in the years to come, opening up many more doors. Let’s get started.Continue Reading

3 Moves To Make To Rid Yourself of Student Loans

3 Moves To Make To Rid Yourself of Student Loans

Graduation is upon us and for many seniors, it means entering the real world. This usually entails getting a job, finding a place to live and paying off those pesky student loans. While I know that student loans aren’t high on your importance list at the moment, they should be. Take it from someone who has been in your shoes before. I’ll tell you a little bit about my story below and offer some tips to rid yourself of student loans.Continue Reading

3 Simple Ways To Cut Expenses

3 Simple Ways To Cut Expenses

I’ve taken some time recently to look over my budget. I found a few simple things I could do that would have a large positive impact on my finances. The great part about this is that they are simple things that won’t take much effort on my part. I think that many of you could benefit from these as well.Continue Reading

Your Tip For Investing Successfully

Your Tip For Investing Successfully

Are you investing but not seeing the returns you expect? Maybe you were investing, lost some money and now don’t want to come back. Or maybe you just think the stock market is a scam and you avoid it altogether. Whatever category you fall into, I have some positive news for you. This post is all about helping you to succeed when investing. Even better, there is just one simple tip. Read on to learn all about it.Continue Reading

5 Emergencies That Aren’t Emergencies

5 Emergencies That Aren’t Emergencies

By now hopefully you understand the importance of having an emergency fund. It is there to protect when something unexpected comes up in your life that affects your finances. The key here is that term “when”. Financial setbacks will happen at some point, it is just a matter of time. So knowing that they will happen reinforces the importance of having an emergency fund.Continue Reading

Common Sense Guide To Investing

Common Sense Guide To Investing

We all want to be successful when it comes to investing. Sadly most of us aren’t. We have good intentions, but we get lured (or suckered) into hype and false promises. In this post, I am going to walk you through some common mistakes people make when investing and try to help you avoid making them as well.Continue Reading

Common Sense Guide To Investing

Common Sense Guide To Investing

We all want to be successful when it comes to investing. Sadly most of us aren’t. We have good intentions, but we get lured (or suckered) into hype and false promises. In this post, I am going to walk you through some common mistakes people make when investing and try to help you avoid making them as well.Continue Reading

Lessons Learned While Cleaning Out The House

Lessons Learned While Cleaning Out The House

As I’ve written in a previous post, my wife and I are moving. We having a growing family and with both of us working from home, we need some more room to work, live and raise our family. As part of this move was the need to clean out our house. What a chore that was! But as with most things in life, whether they be good or bad, I try to find some sort of meaning out of the situation. I like to do this as it allows me to learn and grow as a person. So what did I learn from cleaning out the house? Plenty. Read on to find out.Continue Reading