Setting Goals that Get Results

The ability to set and achieve goals is a tremendous predictor of your success. After all, if you can’t articulate how you’re going to achieve what you want, do you think it will just happen by magic? Very little success in life is attributed to haphazard luck – and if you’re successful by accident, you’re […]

Unconventional Ways to Pay Off Student Loans Faster

If you’re like most recent college graduates, you’re likely facing some amount of student loan debt. While you’re likely trying to pay it off in anyway you can, including your own side gig, there are some more unconventional ways to repay your student loan debt you may not have thought of. If you’re willing to […]

How to Save Money to Study Abroad

Studying abroad can often be a life-changing experience. In addition to a new learning environment, with new classmates and different perspectives, studying abroad helps you grow as an individual and opens your mind to different ideas. While studying abroad can be a worthwhile endeavor for many majors, study abroad through universities and colleges is typically […]

5 Ways for New Freelancers to Find Great Clients

On Your PF Pro, we talk a lot about starting your own side hustle, finding time for your hustle, and possibly turning that side gig into a full-time job. However, if you’ve wanted to start a side hustle but can’t figure out how to get the right clients, this may seem overwhelming. Note I said […]

What Renewed Relations With Cuba Could Mean for You

Fewer than two weeks ago, the U.S. re-opened the U.S. Embassy in Cuba, marking the beginning of a new opening of Cuba to more Americans. While non-Americans and Americans with specific purposes were able to visit Cuba before, the re-establishment of a U.S. Embassy signifies a change in U.S. attitude toward the island. If you’re […]

Why You Need to Fight Lifestyle Inflation

After graduating from college, or moving out of your parents’ house and into your own place, it’s easy and sometimes necessary to increase your lifestyle. After all, eating ramen every single day is affordable, but not healthy. Upgrading your food budget to incorporate fruits and vegetables may be a little more expensive at first, but […]

5 Money Lessons You Won’t Learn in College

Graduating from college is a momentous occasion. Your brain is (hopefully) stuffed with knowledge about your chosen major, plus a ton of life skills you learned while keeping yourself alive and not setting anything on fire while making macaroni and cheese… sober or not. That said, one thing many college students leave without is a […]

The 7 Perfect Jobs for College Students

As we get back into college season, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to make money while in school. Whether you’re going back to school after time off, starting graduate school, or simply beginning college for the first time, it’s a good idea to have a part-time job. Part-time college jobs will […]

Plot Your Escape: Starting a Business While Working Full Time

With the rise of the globalized economy, multinational companies, and the 1099 workforce, many people are realizing it pays to work on your own. Whether it’s being a website developer, independent coder, rideshare driver, or some combination of skills, more people are choosing to become their own bosses.   If you’re considering going out on […]

Should You Marry Someone in Debt?

With almost half of Millennial households burden by some form of debt, many Millennials are likely to face the challenges of debt repayment with their spouse. However, disagreements about money is one of the top reasons couples get divorced, and debt is a huge part of this equation. This begs the question: is it wise […]

4 Benefits of Diversifying Your Income

This post is part of the Get Paid to Write for Blogs Course Launch. Get Paid to Write for Blogs is a brand new course created by Cat Alford of Budget Blonde. Cat makes a full time income from writing for blogs, and this course will teach you how to do the same. I am a […]

6 Money Questions to Ask Your Future Spouse

As you may have read in previous posts of mine, I’m getting married early next year, and wedding planning is on my mind. With the recent Supreme Court ruling, it looks like a lot more people may be getting married in the upcoming year, which means it’s time to talk married-people finances! A recent CNN […]

Your Mechanic Promo Code and Review

Just want the code?  Use ‘RSG20‘ and you’ll save $20 off your first appointment, book here. This article originally appeared on Even though I’m a man and I’m supposed to know a lot about cars, I’ll be honest, I don’t know that much. Every time I take my SUV in for an oil change […]

Cohousing: An Affordable Option or Utopian Dream?

Picture a walkable community, where everyone knows each other, people come together for community activities, and neighbors help each other with home projects. This dream is neither a small town nor a cult commune, but rather cohousing, where communities are often located just outside of big cities. In a previous post, we discussed moving abroad […]

How To Drive For Uber And Lyft At The Same Time

This post orginally appeared on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast but I thought I’d post it here since there are a lot of drivers that don’t realize you can actually increase your income by driving for Lyft and Uber at the same time.  Here’s how to do it! Driving For Lyft Sign up to drive for […]

Should You Refinance Your Student Loans?

Graduating with student loan debt, no matter how much or little you owe, can be tough. After graduation day, you may get a 6 month grace period before you have to repay your student loans and, in that time, you have to find a job, a place to live and figure out your loan repayment […]

Are Online Classes All You Need to Get Ahead?

The other day I was listening to a podcast when I heard the speaker mention offhandedly “you can get a degree online just by watching YouTube.” In context, the speaker meant you can teach yourself a lot about web design by watching others on YouTube and by Googling things you don’t know. I agreed with […]