Don’t Skimp on The Quality of These 17 Things

When you are shopping for goods and services, do you tend to look for the cheapest? If so, you may want to re-think your approach. Buying cheap items can save money in the short term, but one truth about money is…

Investing in Stocks Versus Real Estate

If your goal is to grow wealth, which is the better investment: real estate or stocks? The answer: It depends. A mix of both may be the right choice for you. , many Americans already have exposure to real estate…

20 Common Groceries That People Throw Away the Most

According to Forbes, Americans throw away 30 to 40% of their food totaling $240 billion of wasted spending.  Spoiled and unused groceries cost the average family almost $1900 annually.  Reducing waste by 50% could save families about $950 a year…

5 Reasons You Should Not Invest in Real Estate

Everybody and their brother wants to invest in real estate, right? It’s the hottest asset class that will allow you to retire in 5 years and sip margaritas on the beach. So what’s holding you back? As a real estate…

9 Ways to Get Your Finances on the Right Track

At some point, we all tend to recognize that our finances deserve a lot more attention than we give them. It’s easy to “auto-pilot” your way into debt. You might be doing just fine until one bad loan or one…

How to Ask for A Raise and Motivate Your Boss To Help You!

Let’s start by saying that asking for a raise is a perfectly normal part of business life. It’s business 101 for managers. Yet, for employees, the idea of asking and affecting the status quo of your employee/manager relationship fills many…

How to FIRE Up Your Retirement

No, all caps in FIRE up your retirement isn’t a typo. It’s an acronym for Financial Independence –  Retire Early. When I started blogging in late 2017, I discovered this vibrant personal finance blogging FIRE community. To my surprise, this…