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Should You Automate Your Finances?

Should You Automate Your Finances?

We all live busy lives. From working to running errands, to cleaning the house and carting the kids to soccer practice, we have little down time. As a result of having little down time, we choose to overlook or ignore some things in our lives that need to be done. Like weeding the flower beds or even cleaning out the garage. Another area that many of us tend to overlook is our finances. But there is hope. You can automate your finances.Continue Reading

Networking Tips To Get Ahead

Networking Tips To Get Ahead

You’ve heard the saying, it’s not what you know but who you know. Part of this process of getting to know more people is to network. For some people, networking is in their DNA. They love talking to people and getting to know everyone. For others, networking can be one of their biggest fears. Regardless of where you fall on that spectrum, I have some tips to help you to take your networking to the next level.Continue Reading

Options For Making Extra Money

Options For Making Extra Money

Do you ever find yourself daydreaming about what you would do if you won the lottery? Who hasn’t? While the odds of you striking it rich by winning the lottery are slim, there are many ways you can earn some extra money each month.Continue Reading

Repairing Financial Mistakes

Repairing Financial Mistakes

Talk to anyone and chances are they have done some stupid things with their money. Take me for example. I got myself into credit card debt to the tune of $10,000. I bought a second car to use as my bike rack for my mountain bike because I didn’t want to dent up my other car. I even wasted $5,000 putting a sound system into a car. Whatever your financial mistakes are, you can fix them with some smart strategies.Continue Reading

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