There are tons of great reasons to start side hustling, like paying off debt, building savings, or paying for more fun things in life, like a vacation. Once in a while, your side hustle might be even be the key to allow you to pursue the life you’ve dreamed of. Our Biggest Money Making Ideas List We've put together a list of over 100 real money making ideas for anyone who wants to earn extra cash with a variety of tested ideas. These ideas … [Read more...] about 6 Side Hustles You Can Start for Free to Make Money
At long last, summer has arrived and school is out (or nearly out) in most parts of the country! Although kids and adults both tend to look forward to summer, it may not be long before parents will hear the familiar complaints of, “I’m so bored!” The task of entertaining children is not always an easy one, especially if you have children of different ages, and it can be made even harder if you are trying to entertain your family while sticking … [Read more...] about 10 Cheap and Fun Summer Activities for Families
Everyone needs a little time away now and then to unwind from job tension or the pressures of school and family. But taking a relaxing getaway is probably not at the top of your priority list if you are working on paying off debt or saving for other financial goals. Taking a vacation can be very expensive, which is why it’s best to plan ahead and save up before you take one. Even if you didn’t get to take a vacation this summer, you should … [Read more...] about How and Why You Should Start Saving Now for Next Summer’s Vacation
Before I bought a new car last spring, I did my fair share of car shopping for several months. I wanted to make sure I got all the features and things I wanted in my new-to-me car without paying more than I could afford. Of course I bought a used vehicle, but there are lots of people out there that refuse to buy anything other a brand new car. The current prices of new automobiles are at an all-time high. According to Kelley Blue Book, in … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Premature Depreciation on Your Car
If you are what you eat then I would argue that you also are who you hang out with. In other words, the people you choose to spend time with do have an impact on the way you think and behave. When it comes to your budget, there are many ways in which your friends and family can influence your spending habits. Their influence could be good or bad. Personally, I have some friends that make me more frugal and some that make me want to spend … [Read more...] about 4 Types of Friends That Can Influence Your Spending Habits
Although most of us are still struggling to stay cool in the hot August temperatures, the fast approaching beginning of the school year tells us those cooler fall days we’ve all been longing for are just around the corner. Fall and spring are great times to try and save money by not running your air conditioner or heater, but unfortunately, we aren’t able to make those sixty and seventy degree temperatures last all year long. Soon we’ll be … [Read more...] about Gas vs Electric: Which is Cheaper for Heating Your Home?