Can’t save money? Avoid these 7 purchases!

can't save avoid these 7 purchases

Can’t save money? It’s not uncommon to have trouble saving money for a rainy day. Often times, not being able to save is closely related to earning a small income. Other times, becoming parents or having a numerous family can put a serious strain on an already tight budget. But […]

How to fix a fixer upper

how to fix a fixer upper

Thinking of buying a dump? Whether you plan on flipping the house for profit or fixing it so you can move in, there’s a certain checklist homeowners must go through when figuring out how to fix a fixer upper. Buying a rundown home has its pros and cons. On one […]

How to live well on a low income

how to live well on a low income

Lately, most topics revolving around money seem to concentrate on how to save money, how to invest, ways to build your retirement nest egg and so on. Many people though, even with the economy levels rising, still need to figure out how to live on a low income. Whether it’s […]

How to start an emergency fund from scratch

How to start an emergency fund from scratch

Everyone is (or should be) aware of the importance of saving money for unexpected, yet needed, expenses. But how do you start an emergency fund from scratch? Without doubt, it’s always better to be safe than sorry, in any given situation. Unexpected events can happen at any time. Whether we […]

Household expenses: comparing today to the 90’s

Household expenses today vs the 90s

Bills, bills bills! How do household expenses compare today vs. the 90’s? When you were just a kid, can you remember the bills your parents had to budget for? As Millennials, you can’t deny looking back and comparing life in the 90’s to today. Surely you thought about it when […]

Living in a tiny house: pros and cons

Living in a tiny house advantages and disadvantages

Tiny houses became increasingly popular over the last few years. Although living in a tiny home comes with pros and cons, the concept of extreme downsizing sounds appealing to many. Minimalism went from ‘trend’ to a real lifestyle choice, which makes many people want to join the tiny house movement. […]

Investing in penny stocks: risks and perks explained

Investing in penny stocks risks and perks explained

How much do you know about investing in penny stocks?  What is a penny stock, anyway? What are the risks of penny stock investing? Is the return of investment worth it? Whoa, there! So many questions! Many who are looking to diversify or create an investment portfolio from scratch are […]

How risky are collectible investments?

How risky are collectible investments

The ‘traditional’ way to invest money usually involves stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the likes. Other ways to invest, less conventional, involve collectibles. But if they represent an infrequent way to invest, how risky are collectible investments? Every once in a while, we all hear about some toy our generation […]

15 monthly expenses to cut and save money

15 monthly expenses to cut and save money

Saving money is a priority in many households (as it should be). Fortunately, there are countless ways to cut monthly expenses and help you top off that savings account! Anyone looking to build a nest egg or simply save for specific purchases understands the importance of saving part of each […]

How to flip a house for profit

How to flip a house for profit

How much do you know about flipping houses to make money? Real estate investing is an ever growing market with great potential for profit. There are many ways one can build wealth with real estate: becoming a landlord, making money with AirBnb, flipping houses, etc. The latter, although in need […]