Timing any local real estate market is pure speculation most of the time. But there are some trends you can look for to help decide when it’s the best time to buy or sell a home (or rental property). With experience and some basic trends, you can get better at timing the market and using that knowledge to negotiate the best deal possible. I recently wrote an article called … [Read more...] about 5 Secrets For Timing The Real Estate Market [When To Buy Or Sell]
Gift cards are great. You can use them to buy things you need or splurge on things you might not have been able to afford otherwise. The only problem with gift cards is you have to wait until someone gives them to you…or do you? The truth is, there are many ways you can get gift cards that don’t involve getting them as gifts. If you love gift cards, here are some ways … [Read more...] about 13 Easy Ways To Get Gift Cards For Free
Ah, the internet. It’s such a wonderful resource. It allows us to shop for much needed items, connect with other people and find out valuable information all from the comfort of our own home. These days internet has become more than just a convenience, it’s a necessity. And wonderful as it is, it can also be quite expensive. Did you know there are ways to get free internet … [Read more...] about How To Legally Get Free Internet At Home (And In Public!)
Have you ever wanted to sit back with passive income and watch the money roll in? How about using the money you already have to make money instead of using your time or your brain? The wealthiest people in the world are using a passive income based strategy for investing in stocks, real estate, and businesses to continue to grow even richer. If your creative in the way … [Read more...] about Passive Income: What Is It And Why Does It Matter?
Estate and garage sales are a great way to save money buying everyday household items for yourself or if you’re looking for hidden treasure and valuables to resell to others for a profit. Over the last 7 years, I’ve gone to over 100 estate sales and countless garage sales. Below, I’ll share with you what I’ve learned over the years. What Is An Estate Sale And How Does It … [Read more...] about Estate And Garage Sales: Save Money Buying Bargains [Flip Items For Profit]
Watching movies about finance (and money) are an excellent way to learn about the history of how money, investments, and various scandals have impacted the different economies around the world. Primarily, in the United States of America. The first finance movie I ever watched was in my 12th-grade Economics class; it was Wall Street by Oliver Stone. At the time I thought; … [Read more...] about My Top List Of The Best Finance Movies From The Last 40 Years!
At first blush, saving for retirement and handling your finances can seem like a complicated task. If you are less than confident in your abilities, directing your financial life and deciding how much you need to save for retirement can seem like an impossible goal. Answering the question of how much you need to save for retirement should not be taken lightly, you need a … [Read more...] about Three Simple Ways To Start Saving For Retirement
Living with a roommate has gotten really popular the last few years, and it's no wonder how to split up the bills has become such an important topic. According to the following article, the demand for sharing space with a roommate is skyrocketing. Skyrocketing Number of Millennial's Living With Housemates Eventually, even the best roommate can forget that they owe you or … [Read more...] about How To Split Up The Bills With Your Roommates; What If They Don’t Pay Up?
When I first turned 18, applying for new credit was tough. My credit score was barely a 600 and no one (and I MEAN NO ONE) would give me an approval for my first credit card. I even tried getting a new car loan to buy a cheap Honda Civic DX; I was not approved. In the rejection letter, it said I needed to have a credit score of at least a 600 to qualify. The problem was … [Read more...] about How I Got A 700 Credit Score By Age 21
Should you use a debit card or credit card on most of your transactions? It's a question that you've needed to answer ever since cards replaced cash as the most common way to transact in the retail sphere. When debit cards first came out it was confusing for cashiers and consumers, and many people thought they were the same thing! The similarities of debit and credit cards … [Read more...] about Credit Vs. Debit Card: What Advantages Make Credit Cards Better?