Buying a house can be exciting, but if you have never done it before, it can also be incredibly intimidating. Here, a number of financial experts give their best advice for what you should be doing in the year before you buy a house.
Personal banking is changing, and it is important to stay on top of these changes or you may find that you are paying unnecessary charges or that you are not getting all the benefits available. So if you have not already gone online, go and open a bank account online today. You may be wondering[…]
Stuck making the same resolutions every year? Why not focus on your finances this year. Here are the top three resolutions that you should make for your money!
Summer’s here and there are smiling photos of young people frolicking on the beach just about everywhere. I’m happy for them but some of us just don’t have perfect beach bodies and probably don’t even have okayish pool bodies either. Like my cousin recently said to me, “The beach is gonna get whatever body I[…]
This is a guest post from my friend Eric Rosenberg, a personal finance blogger and podcaster at Personal Profitability in partnership with Mason Finance. He writes about personal finance, credit cards, entrepreneurship, and technology. You may be cheap, but that doesn’t mean you are stingy. Knowing where and how to spend and invest is important[…]
This month, the Hustle Crew and I are learning how to build and then monetize a blog from the ground up. If you know absolutely nothing about blogging, you will want to follow along this month as we build our money making blogs. Even if you’re not interested in making money from your blog, this[…]
Before you get all kindergartener on me, hear me out; you really can make money from poop – serious extra money – every single year, but, only in a very specific circumstance. I first read about a process called fecal transplants a few years ago in the New York Times. This is where poop from[…]
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Ashworth. The opinions and text are all mine. The numbers are staggering. According to The Institute for College Access and Success, over 70% of graduating students are carrying student loan debt – an average of $37,000 and a total of over $1.3 trillion! The[…]
This is a guest post from Eric Rosenberg, a finance writer at Personal Profitability, InvestmentZen, and other personal finance, technology, and travel publications. I’ll never forget the day I walked into work and my boss told me it was my last day. I was in shock, not having seen this on the horizon. But it[…]
Have you ever considered the question: Do you have too much credit available? For many people, the pursuit of additional lines of credit is perceived as a safe option. The age-old aphorism: Too much of a good thing is a bad thing holds true with excess credit lines, on the proviso that you are reckless[…]
It’s all written in big, black unmissable letters: a new nifty looking phone with a tempting looking piece of tech for a price that doesn’t seem over-inflated or outside of our budget. But stop, take a step back and think for a second before you sign up to anything. What looks cheap might not be[…]
Being house poor is a common factor among home owners – specifically among new home owners. Have you ever heard someone say “I can’t go on vacation for at least a couple of years because I’m buying a home” or “I’ll never be able to go out for brunch again after I buy the house”?[…]