Personal finance and that especially for young professionals is very important if you want to have a financial security. There are chances that you are thinking of buying a new car or house, paying school loans or even saving for your future. May it be long term or short term, the secret is to start […]
Ease of use and growing consumer demand are just two of the many reasons why your business needs to accept online payments. While many customers still prefer to complete their sale using a traditional credit or debit card issued by their bank, a growing number are turning to alternative peer-to-peer payment systems.
About two years ago, I thought to myself, if I was ever going to get out of credit card debt I was going to need to win the lottery, hit big in Vegas, or marry rich. Unfortunately, neither of these happened, but I did manage to find a few methods that helped me to pay […]
It’s often difficult to convince people of the financial freedom that comes with downsizing one’s lifestyle. It’s just not part of the way Americans think the world works.
Trading in the markets is a great way to increase your long-term wealth, but it does take a lot of time and skill to do it right. One option, of course could be to use a broker, but that can be expensive, and for many the idea of someone else being in charge of their […]
If you are considering going to college, either for the first time or to study in later life, you might be worried about the cost. This is only natural as tuition fees and other expenses continue to rise. However, studying at a higher level can open many doors in the future. Consider a course such […]
Entering into the professional environment can prove to be very rewarding in the long run and yet, there are numerous obstacles which await. One of the most common situations is that younger generations fail to produce the liquidity required to lead a comfortable life and to prepare for the future. Fortunately, working longer hours is […]
Highly productive people are on a level all on their own, certainly different from the rest. They accomplish their goals and while they are generally busy, they work with a sense of urgency, not an emergency. While there are specific work habits and routines that drive a business person to be more productive, it is what […]
The key to getting the most out of life may happen once you don’t have to work any longer. Studies show the average retirement age of an American is 63. This will give you more time to do the things you want to do and may allow you to get more out of life in the […]
Jobs are totally last century. We now live in a “gig” sort of economy, where there are more than 20 million people in the US alone who make their living as full-time ‘independent contractors’, ‘consultants’, and ‘freelancers’, as well as a few other code words for people who don’t have a traditional job. It is […]
When it comes to money, sometimes people make some huge mistakes that can follow them throughout life. One of them is trying to keep up with the Joneses. If you spend your life measuring your financial success against that of others around you and try to follow their spending behavior, you’ll soon find that instead […]
As you likely already know, there are millions of families currently dealing with a financial calamity. These families may work several jobs amongst them, but they still cannot seem to make any progress whatsoever. What are they doing wrong? The problem may rest with the way the family uses their money and not the figure […]
If you’re like most people, chances are you started a retirement account through your employer or at the urging or your spouse at one point but haven’t paid too much attention to it since.
When you’re about to make a big purchase, it can be very exciting. From buying a new home to purchasing the latest laptop, these purchases are things that will improve your life in some way. However, it’s important to plan for these because they come with a hefty price tag and you need to make […]
Entrepreneurship is enjoying a massive resurgence in the global economic landscape and individuals and small teams are taking up the task of solving some of life’s biggest problems. You’ll be amazed by the sheer rate at which startups are springing up in garages and incubators all over the world. However, being an entrepreneur is not […]
It’s fairly common for people to move back in with their parents after college, but some people still view it as a sign of failure. That is unfortunate, because there are plenty of benefits to doing so. In many cases, spending a year or two living with your parents while you save up money and […]
Buying a house is without a doubt an enviable step in one’s life. It signifies maturity and is generally considered the hallmark of adulthood. Your new house will also fall under the bracket of your most prized possessions and personal investments. On the flip side, buying a home can be an overwhelming and scary step, […]
Trading securities is one of the many ways young professionals can unlock extra streams of income in addition to their regular 9-to-5 jobs. The advent of online brokers with low minimum requirements, highs-speed Internet, readily-available market news, and mobile-friendly trading platforms makes it easier for ‘outsiders’ to profit from Wall Street. Interestingly, when people think […]
The fact is that most people who lend money to family and friends end up regretting it because they never see the money again. There are numerous considerations to make when you are thinking about giving someone in your life a loan of any size. It is especially important to consider these things if you […]
If you currently find yourself struggling to get up for work every morning because you don’t see a light at the end of the tunnel in terms of career progression, maybe it’s time you thought about a career change? If you enjoy working with numbers and you are good at math, maybe a career as […]