There’s nothing more terrifying than an emergency – especially one that costs you a fortune. Life doesn’t always go exactly as planned. Building an emergency fund is a perfect way to be prepared for whatever life may throw at you. According to Investopedia, emergency funds help you “improve … [Read more...] about 6 Easy Ways to Build Your Emergency Fund
Finding a job after college can be tough. It can be extra challenging for those whose major isn't particularly in-demand, who don't have strong networks, or for those who live in an economically-depressed area. After applying to so many job search sites, it can feel like you're throwing your resume … [Read more...] about 65+ Job Search Sites so You Can Get Hired Today
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