I am writing this post at 28,000 feet on a wobbly tray table on the way home from FinCon, the annual conference for financial bloggers and the media. Don’t worry, it will be in the upright and locked position when we land.
Love it or hate it, budgeting is one of the most important parts of managing your finances. While earning more is the only way get rich for most of us, understanding, managing, and controlling our spending will keep us on track to reach our financial goals. If you are a veteran budgeter or brand new […]
Making money on the side has completely changed my life. Last year, I earned $30,000 outside of my full-time day job. That is more money than many people earn in a year, and I did it on evenings and weekends. The only thing that makes me special is my work ethic. Any smart person can […]
This week we welcome entrepreneur, hustler, and professional wrestler Martin Dakso. Martin started earning money at the ripe age of 11, and has never slowed down. Learn how he makes his living (and has fun) writing, traveling, and competing in the squared circle.
If you regularly read my online income reports, you know that I make most of my online income from freelance work. While I love this blog, and it led to nearly all of my freelancing opportunities, my bread and butter online is article writing and website design and support for other bloggers and companies. Along […]
This post is part of the TaxACT #BeatTheDeadline blog tour which shares tips on how to make tax time a smooth and easy process before the April 15 deadline. TaxACT provides the tools and guidance to help you confidently file taxes easy and fast. Do your own taxes today at TaxAct. You got this. Tax day is approaching quickly, and if you don’t […]
Now that you have done a full account inventory and closed your inactive accounts, it is time to making tracking your accounts and organizing your statements easier and quicker. I use a few free tools to keep my accounts and transactions organized, and you get them setup in just a few minutes.
IFTTT is one of the most useful (and free) web apps I have ever found. IFTTT, which stands for “If This, Then That” can automatically connect you, your social media, news, and tons of other apps for automatic actions. Here are a few of my favorite recipes for staying connected to your finances and saving […]
I drive 20 miles in rush hour traffic to work and back every day. I have a good job at a good company and I live where I want to live around friends and a great neighborhood. But connecting the two is torture every day. Here are six ways I’ve found to make the drive […]
Today, it is really easy to get wrapped up in technology as the end-all need for managing our lives. I get wrapped up in this fallacy myself, but sometimes people are right in saying that using paper just makes more sense.