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(Below, is a guest post provided by Good Nelly. More about her at the end of the post.) Indeed, a budget is not something that you’ll be excited about! However, it’s an acquired practice. If you realize the advantage of it, you will devote time to plan one. Why you need a realistic budget for a college student When you plan a budget for the first time, you will have to … [Read more...] about 6 Steps To Plan A Perfect College Student Budget
Did you know that 63% of Americans are financially illiterate? That means that they are unable make basic decisions involving matters like purchasing, savings and investing. It also leaves them prone to financial pitfalls and scams. In an effort to remedy this, classes, programs and courses are offered to educate individuals on money management. Many of these resources are … [Read more...] about Financial Literacy Classes, Programs, and Courses For Adults
Financial literacy is an important part of everybody’s lives. It helps us make decisions involving everything from the most basic purchases to major investments. Despite financial literacy being such an essential skill, statistics show that 63% of Americans are financially illiterate. That means that most Americans can’t provide answers to basic questions involving … [Read more...] about The Importance of Financial Literacy Month
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]
Being financially literate means you are able to make smart choices regarding purchases, investments, savings, loans and more. It is a skill that helps you avoid financial pitfalls that can leave you in debt and ruin your credit. Although the importance of financial literacy is undeniable, most Americans are financially illiterate. They are unable to make the most basic … [Read more...] about What Are the Top Financial Literacy Books?
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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?
Having a good understanding of finances is very important. It can help you manage money, make smart purchases, stay out of debt and avoid financial scams and predators. Although the importance of financial literacy is undeniable, statistics show that most Americans are financially illiterate. To this end, many resources are being offered to improve financial literacy such as … [Read more...] about Financial Literacy Programs for High School and College Students