Gambling gets a bad rap and I get it because plenty of people have ruined their lives with gambling addiction. But like with most things, moderation is the key. You know your odds of winning the lottery are basically zero, but you do stand a chance to win some money at the casino. However, you have to start with a healthy view of gambling in general. So what does a … [Read more...] about A Healthy Way to View Gambling
There's a new company taking a different approach to investments. With apps like Robinhood and stocks like TSLA being so volatile, stock investing is all anyone is talking about, but bond investing is still a thing. It used to be the case that bond funding was only for large corporations and governments. Maybe you've heard of a government treasury bond, for example, also … [Read more...] about How to Invest in Small Business Bonds With SMBX
Paying for a financial advisor seems silly if you're struggling financially. And even if you're doing well, it sounds strange to pay someone else when you're over here trying to increase your net worth. But a small investment in a financial advisor could mean a huge difference for your long-term financial game. Let's talk about what that means... Asset Allocation and … [Read more...] about Is it Worth Paying for a Financial Advisor?
If you're looking for budgeting tools, look no further. I've compiled an all-inclusive list of every high-quality budgeting tool I could find and put them all together here. I've even included the price (if there is one), the format(s) available and a brief description of each. I'll start with my favorites and then move on to the rest. Let's jump right in and see what … [Read more...] about 16 Best Budgeting Tools to Choose From
There I was. 21 years old. $24,000 in debt. I thought it was normal. I thought everyone had car payments. I thought debt was the only way of life. The American way. I also couldn't sleep at night, because I was so stressed. I had no plan for an emergency, other than to go into more credit card debt. That's when I got angry. A good motivating, driving anger. An anger … [Read more...] about 75 Must-Read Books on Personal Finance: The Ultimate Money List