It’s impossible to turn on the radio and not hear a song that is by or features the The Weeknd. The Weeknd (real name Abel Makkonen Tesfaye), is a singer from Canada who has dominated the pop charts for the last several years. His songs like ‘Can’t Feel My Face’ and ‘Starboy’ have been worldwide hits, […]
Take a look at your monthly expenses; I bet rent is one of the highest items on the list. We all need a place to live, and it doesn’t always come cheap. What do you do if your rent goes up but you love where you live? Are landlords the ones holding all the power? […]
Meal prep subscriptions are one of the hottest start up ideas in the market right now. Off the top of my head I can think of at least three; Blue Apron, Hello Fresh and Home Chef. It makes so much sense; people gotta eat. All the steps that come before sitting down at the dinner […]
When we set big goals for ourselves, we need big doses of motivation, patience and persistence. There really is no such thing as an overnight success, no matter what headline you might read. And while everyone wants to figure out how to ‘hack’ success, I don’t really think that’s possible. Big goals certainly take time. […]
The IRS has announced some exciting news for everyone who’s saving for retirement; in 2018 they’re increasing the contribution limit for 401(k), 403(b), most 457 plans, and the Thrift Savings Plan. This is a big deal, especially in light of America’s retirement crisis.
Freelancing is often touted as a great side hustle, especially for those in debt. Almost any personal finance blog will tell you to start freelancing to earn some more cash. Freelancing writing, designing, photography- they’re all options! And while that is true, starting a freelance business comes with responsibilities. Specifically, tax responsibilities. The government wants […]
So often in the personal finance world we hear these astonishing stories of people climbing out from under a pile of debt, or building a thriving business from scratch. These are stories to be applauded. They also often come with a pivotal moment when the switch flipped and they became a financial ninja. As someone […]
So maybe you heard the news: Equifax, one of the countries largest credit bureau’s, had a data breach and millions of people’s information was compromised. This is a BIG DEAL. Hackers going after companies is a part of life in the digital age, but this hack is particularly dangers for consumers. Here’s what happened and […]