Want to start a blog? So did I when I graduated college. When I first started this blog more than 5 years ago, I had no idea that it would grow into what it is now. Because of the work that I put into this blog, I was able to use the extra side-hustle income to pay of over $32,000 of credit card … [Read more...] about How To Start a Blog and Make Your First $100
I never thought it was possible to make extra money tutoring. When it comes to personal finance, I thought I knew everything there was to know. I had read all the blogs I could find, bought the books I was supposed to, and followed (most) of the rules about budgeting. The Struggle: before I started … [Read more...] about Extra Money Tutoring – My Side Hustle Story
Before we go into how can a college student build credit, let’s focus on the uses of credit. The primary reason you will want to build credit history is to borrow money or show a person or a business that they should have faith and depend on you to keep your word. How Do You Get a Credit … [Read more...] about How Can a College Student Build Credit?
The following blog post is part of the The Road to Financial Wellness Blog Tour. #TheRoad is a 15,000+ miles road trip through 50 states. We’ll be hosting and participating in events all across the country: from The Smile Lifestyle Events, financial wellness seminars, book signings and training. … [Read more...] about How #TheRoad Can Improve Your Financial Wellness
Moving? You'll need to figure out your apartment expenses. If you're thinking about moving out and trying to figure out if you can get your own place, then it's time to set up a budget. Your budget changes as you change and it should adjust especially when you make new decisions such as moving into … [Read more...] about How to Budget for Apartment Expenses
The concept of the mid-life crisis is common. You grow up, work for a bit, get married, and have kids. A decade or two down the road you feel lost, unsatisfied or unexcited with where your life is going. The concept of a quarter-life crisis is similar. Only you are often younger and may not have … [Read more...] about Here’s Your Quarter-Life Crisis Survival Kit