Over 40 million Americans have student loan debt, and the average balance people owe is hovering just below $30,000. With $1.2 trillion in outstanding student loans in the United States, it is important to understand how student loans work so you can get out of debt as quickly as possible.[Read more…] about How Student Loan Payments Work
Traveling is often seen as a luxury or a way to indulge in vacation, rather than an investment. But as a travel lover, I know just how much traveling has affected my life and my finances.[Read more…] about Why Traveling is a Great Investment
Love it or hate it, budgeting is one of the most important parts of managing your finances. While earning more is the only way to 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 to managing your finances, read on to learn best practices to create, track, and manage your budget.[Read more…] about The Complete Beginner Guide to Budgeting
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 do exactly what I do if they put their mind to it. Here is my ultimate guide to getting started with freelancing.[Read more…] about The Complete Beginner Guide to Freelancing
In 2010, I changed jobs within the same industry in Denver. Seeing as I just changed jobs again this year, I wanted to dust this guide off and give it new life.Read more
If it’s too good to be true, it usually is. That’s the mentality I had when I first learned about travel hacking, a blanket term for using miles, points, and know-how to travel the world in luxury without spending luxury prices, often for free.[Read more…] about The Complete Beginner Guide to Travel Hacking