fulfilled by amazonStart selling on Amazon Marketplace and you might find yourself bogged down with tedious manual labor that might not be what you wanted to spend all your time doing. Perhaps you’ve noticed that some third-party sellers have listings that say “fulfilled by Amazon.”  [click to continue…]

With rising monthly rents, gargantuan student loan payments, and stagnant wages, the prospect of owning a home might seem nearly impossible right now for many around the country. However, home ownership is still traditionally a great investment, and a mortgage is often cheaper than a rental payment in many markets. Owning a home allows you to put down roots in a community and allows you to customize your house in almost any way you choose. This is an exciting prospect for many renters.

But with a seemingly impossible route to owning a home, many renters who would otherwise be a great candidate for home ownership are not entering the real estate market—particularly in really pricey markets.

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gig economy needs retirement plans

Source: Bamboo HR

Ironically, one of the most complicated tax brackets is populated by workers who appear to face some of the greatest uncertainty of ever being able to retire. The gig economy needs retirement plans. [click to continue…]

Borrow Against Your Car Even When Your Credit Is Imperfect

September 13, 2017

While lenders may have eased up on the strict standards implemented following the 2008 credit crisis, it’s still difficult to qualify for a loan with less than perfect credit.

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Is Climate Change Making Your Homeowner’s Insurance More Expensive?

September 12, 2017

Homeowners insurance is getting more expensive and climate change has everything to do with it. Insurance companies set prices based on risk, and are increasingly embracing technology that helps make weather predictions. These tools aim to rein in losses amid the growing frequency of extreme weather events that have forced insurers to make bigger and […]

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New Ebook: How to Make More Money

September 6, 2017

Readers, we’ve created an information-packed ebook on how to make more money. It contains over three dozen pointers on different ways to increase your earnings. Please click on the link below to download the ebook. After you’ve read it, please let us know what you think of it in the comments section beneath this post. […]

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The Effects of Politics on Personal Finance

August 17, 2017

The political landscape of a nation can have a huge impact on the ability of its citizens to effectively manage their personal finances. In the liberal, developed Western World, we take for granted that we have financial autonomy and can manage our own finances with little to no restrictions from the government. Major political turmoil, […]

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Prepare for the Future: Think Global

August 16, 2017

Global business is another term for international trade. Long-distance trading dates back to the Stone Ages. Although not technically “global,” this exchange of goods over long distances had the same characteristics as international trade. A global business also refers to the act of doing business in more than one area of the world. There are […]

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5 Times a Ductless AC is the Solution

August 14, 2017

Ductless A/C is definitely a solution for all homes to have and are filled with tons of benefits. From making your home energy efficient and keeping where you want cool rather than wasting the air all over the home. But when is it the ideal situation for ductless? Here are 5 times a ductless A/C […]

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