Owning property has always been part of the American dream. And now, more people are becoming landlords as a way to generate passive income. Home ownership can be a great way to earn some rental income, but you have to be in a good financial place to start. If you’ve been considering buying property, use this […]
You may have heard the term FICO score before, especially if you have ever applied for a loan, but you may have little idea what it stands for or why it is important. FICO is often confused with a credit report, and while a FICO score does use your credit history to be calculated, it […]
Tipping for services is a common practice in the US. WE tip our baristas, our waiters, and yes, our massage therapists. Tipping might be common, but the amount you should tip is a somewhat nebulous topic. How much should you tip at Massage Envy?
Making $1000 is a day might sound unfeasible for those of us earning average salaries. After all, $1000 a day is $365,000 in a year, a very high income. It’s an ambitious goal, but a little ambition never hurt anyone right? Here’s a few ideas for how to make $1000 dollars in one day.
Running a small business and bringing up a child on your own is one of the toughest challenges you’ll ever have to undergo. But there are a few scenarios that will challenge you more than most. Here’s how to balance business and personal life in five key situations. Dealing with Vacations Vacations are always tough […]
I don’t mean to make myself sound old, but I remember when my local grocery store got a Coinstar. I was in 8th or 9th grade and it seemed like the greatest idea ever: a machine would count my coins and give me cash?! Coins were one of my biggest sources of income at 13 […]
Raise your hand if you’re up for a 365 day money challenge! Any day is a good day to save money, am I right? I like a year long challenge because you save small amounts of money over a long period of time. Trying to pull large amounts of savings out of thin air is a […]
Securing the right funding for your business is very important: without the money to fund your start up costs, and cushion you until you establish a loyal group of repeat customers, or large contracts that meet your expenses, you’ll need a cushion of funds to cover your everyday operations. There are various ways to attract […]
Cooking at home is the best way to establish healthy, consistent eating habits. It’s also time-consuming, potentially expensive, and creates a lot of dirty dishes. Blue Apron’s mission is to deliver fresh food from sustainable sources that help reduce food waste and teach people how to cook. Blue Apron has partnered with 150 farms so far, and […]
As an avowed frugal person who writes on this here frugal blog, I’m always looking for a way to save money. When Paribus came to my attention as a money saving app, my frugal ears perked up. I thought I would write up a Paribus review and see if it does actually put more money […]