How to Make Room in Your Schedule to Earn More Money

September 13, 2013

We often think of making more money in terms of having money (i.e., you need money to make money), having certain skills, or having certain assets and equipment that can generate income. In truth, making more money typically has more to do with time, and how we use it. If you think that you want […]

How to Cut College Costs With Community College

September 12, 2013

The cost of attending college has exploded in recent years, and so has the level of student loan debt being used to pay for it. On top of that, graduates are learning the hard way that not all college degrees are equal. While jobs are plentiful for certain majors, they’re close to nonexistent for others. […]

How to Make Room in Your Budget to Knock Out Debt

September 11, 2013

Because most of your regular income goes to paying for living expenses, there’s often no room in your budget to pay off debt. At least that’s the way appears on the surface. Most of us can cut or eliminate various expenses that will provide the ability to pay off debt. When you actually take a […]

5 New Skills You Can Learn on Your Daily Commute

September 10, 2013

At a minimum, most people find the daily commute to work to be a nuisance. At the extreme, it can be a major source of stress. But you can convert this into a virtue, by using your daily commute to learn new skills. Those skills can be used to increase your income, help you move […]

Why You Should Do Your Christmas Shopping Now

September 9, 2013

Christmas shopping in September? Sure, it’s a little bit early, but not by that much. Some of the large retail chains are even beginning to stock their stores for the holidays, and some are even beginning to decorate. (When you are in the retail business, there can never be too much Christmas!) It might not […]

Real Estate Investing: Creative Financing

September 6, 2013

If you have ever met a real estate investor, you know they are from a different breed. When you talk to them, they look as if they know something you don’t. The truth of the matter is they do. They have taken the leap into this world and have found that the hard work truly […]

Where to Find the Best Exchange Rates

September 5, 2013

Stretching your horizons and visiting foreign lands is an enriching experience. Unfortunately not everyone takes U.S. dollars when you travel abroad, and even if they do you have to constantly be aware of the exchange rate they are giving you. It is almost always better to deal in the local currency than to take dollars […]

Ready to Move? Consider Renting in Your New Town First!

September 4, 2013

When making a move, it seems like a nice idea to buy a home first, and move in. However, it might make sense to rent for a little while first, especially if you plan to sell your old home. Here’s why it might make sense to rent first: Finances Trying to pay two mortgages can […]

How to Save on Organic Food

September 3, 2013

Organic food used to be hard to find but has quickly grown in popularity. But do you have to rely on Whole Foods to open a store in your area to be able to get tasty food that isn’t laden with additives and chemicals? And when that happens how many credit cards do you need […]

5 Top-Notch Productivity Tips for the Freelancer

September 2, 2013

Freelancing is a great way to make a little extra money on the side, and sometimes it turns into a full-time business. Many first-time freelancers get overwhelmed by all the tasks they didn’t see coming when they first started. When I first started building my business, I had to learn productivity techniques along the way. […]

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