A beach vacation seems like a luxury to most people, but in the winter; in a cold climate, it is more like a necessity. The price tag associated with a beach getaway can be daunting, especially when you’re on a tight budget. Most people considering a beach holiday think they will have to spend thousands of dollars on flights and resorts. Many decide not to take a beach … [Read more...] about 5 Tips For Having A Cheap Beach Vacation [save money]
The number of people who travel in a van or recreational vehicles is growing every day, and more are choosing to live in them full time. Especially, with high rents, traffic, and noise from living in big cities, it’s a lifestyle that often relieves a lot of stress. It's a trend I see growing with no end in sight, check out this article from Forbes to see what I'm talking about … [Read more...] about How To Make Money Freelance Writing On The Road
The gig economy has changed the way people work, and it has transformed the world of business. Whether you are a full-time participant in the gig economy job market or just an occasional freelancer, you understand the freedom and flexibility this lifestyle can provide. At the same time, you understand that freelancing and gig work can be uneven, and that the money you earn … [Read more...] about 10 Smart Ways To Market Yourself As A Freelancer (in the Gig Economy)
After I wrote my Roommate Agreement Ideas post, many of you contacted me and wanted to see a copy of the actual Roommate Agreement I like to use. Below I provide you a sample of what I use. (Before you proceed on, you should read that post if you have not already.) Over the years I've rewritten and perfected this agreement from my own past experiences. You … [Read more...] about A Sample Roommate Agreement Template (updated 2019)
Finding a roommate is a good idea for all kinds of reasons. Maybe you just bought a home and you want to rent a room out to help pay the mortgage down. Or maybe you’re renting an apartment with college friends to share expenses and save money. And Just Maybe… You’re working at a hot start-up company in San Francisco (or Silicon Valley) and can’t afford a two bedroom … [Read more...] about The Best Roommate Finder Apps To Safely Use On The Internet
In this article, we're going to discuss what a “Goodwill Adjustment Letter” is and how it will help you to negotiate the removal of late payments from your credit report. A Goodwill letter is a written explanation to your creditor for negotiating the removal of a late payment on a delinquent credit account. It can be used for your student loan, mortgage, credit cards, a line … [Read more...] about How To Create A Goodwill Adjustment Letter [sample letter template]
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
The thought of living with a roommate of the opposite sex can cause some very unsettling feelings. Believe it or not, it's perfectly normal to feel a little awkward or insecure about the idea. In this guide, we'll discuss all the secrets required to ease your mind and feel very comfortable with this idea. Read on to discover what it takes to get it and make this potentially … [Read more...] about 6 Roommate Secrets For Living With The Opposite Sex!
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!