When you are in high school, you may not have much job experience. This makes it difficult for you to get an entry level job, and a high-paying one at that. Fortunately, there are a few ways to make the job hunt a little easier. Get Your Working Papers (Workers Permit) Employees under 18 must submit working papers to their employer before starting at their new job. You … [Read more...] about How To Get A Job While You Are Still In High School
Although the winnings from a game show can change a lucky winner’s life instantly, their after-winning-life might not be as splendid and impressive as most of us think. I always had the dream of making an appearance on game shows such as The Price is Right, Wheel of Fortune, and Let’s Make a Deal. The truth is, game show winnings are always a two-sided coin and often a … [Read more...] about Are Game Show Winnings Taxable? YOU BETCHA
For smog checks, I have a perfect dream. In my dream, you should be able to take your car down to the shop one time, spend no more than an hour, pass the test, and then go on with your life. But with a very old car, it's a nightmare if you don't pass. It goes something like this: You don't pass the initial smog check.You pay for a diagnosis and expensive repair … [Read more...] about Avoid The Smog Check Scam; Don’t Be A Victim
Parents! I can’t emphasize enough about how important it is to teach your kids about money. Especially, by the age of 14 and they’re teenagers becoming young adults. These days it seems like there’s little to no financial education in the traditional school system. This is setting up young adults who are graduating high school for financial failure! One such failure is … [Read more...] about Parents, Help Your Kids Learn About Money; They’ll Thank You For It!
The Pros vs. Cons of Hiring A Certified Financial Advisor - Do You Actually Need a Financial Advisor? There's no doubt that you'll have more investment opportunities as you attain more wealth. Unfortunately, more wealth often comes with lots of complexities and of course a greater need to get a certified financial advisor. Generally, a financial advisor can help you plan out … [Read more...] about Pros vs. Cons of Hiring A Certified Financial Advisor
When hard economic times happen, debt settlement can seem like a very appealing option. Maybe you lost your job, your income was reduced or you had your income affected by a large medical expense. For these reasons, you may have fallen behind on your bills and the creditors are now on your back! You failed to pay your debts and now one of your creditors has lost hope … [Read more...] about Debt Settlement Can Be A Tax Nightmare!
We’ve all experienced the pain of having to track receipts or reconcile our bank accounts with our monthly bank statements, then send if all off to the CPA for our yearly tax filings. Because this pain exists we need to pick our accounting software wisely, and there is a saying over at Wave Apps, it reads: “Let’s not complicate this!”. The price is not complex either; it’s … [Read more...] about Wave Apps Cloud Based Accounting, an Honest Review!
Volunteering your time has a variety of benefits: you get to help others who are in need, you get to meet new people, and you may even open the door to new career opportunities. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to meet like-minded people and can also put the experience on your LinkedIn profile to attract employers and recruiters. Did you know that 20% of managers … [Read more...] about How Volunteering Can Boost Your Earning Potential
What's the best way to build credit? The secret to building and keeping a high credit score is done by forming good habits when it comes to managing your credit and overall finances. A lot of people think that just using credit cards (or loans) and paying them off every month is all that is required for having and building good credit. The truth is this! It's a good start, … [Read more...] about 5 Lessons For Building & Keeping A High Credit Score
Why do you need good credit? The answer to this is a simple one. You need good credit not just for fantastic financial opportunities in life, but for a high self-worth as well. I'm going to elaborate more on this below, and the benefits of why having good credit is so important! Why Do You Need Good Credit? Having a stellar payment history and a good credit score above … [Read more...] about Why You Need Good Credit And The Life Benefits Of It!