Paying Yourself First as a Small Business Owner (Guest Post by Careful Cents)

As technology grows and evolves, the workplace seems to be following suit.  While there are still many traditional jobs to be had, the popularity of small businesses, freelancers, digital nomads, and other non-traditional professions is truly on the rise.  As with any new job venture, though, there are often questions associated with the process and… Read More

Rent vs Buy Prices in Every State (as reported by Digg.com)

According to experts, we should not spend more than 30% of our income on housing. However, for many people these days, that is an unrealistic expectation. Housing prices have been rising far faster than wages. And many people have been priced out of the neighborhoods that they have long called home. And it’s not just… Read More

Lower Your Cable Bill (as reported by Chris Brantner on money.usnews.com)

It’s natural and healthy to always be on the lookout for ways to save money in your life. Lowering expenses is the only way to increase your savings if earning more isn’t possible. One common expenditure that people are eager to cut back on is cable. That monthly bill that seems to increase every year… Read More

Eliminate Poor Spending Decisions (as reported by Gaby Del Valle on www.vox.com)

The saying goes, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” No matter how proactive we are about making a budget, growing our income, and planning our investments, poor spending decisions can wreak havoc on our personal financial plans. So how do we avoid poor spending decisions? This article from moneyning.com offers… Read More