If you’re looking for a fun and flexible way to earn money on the side, definitely consider freelance blogging. With tens of thousands of blogs online, there will never be a shortage of demand for online content. The cool thing too is that many businesses have caught on blogging as a great way to draw in potential customers, so rates are much higher than before. Even if you do this part-time, you can earn a few thousands dollars a month.
Now this might not happen right away, but with practice Read more [...]
There’s no doubt that if you want to earn some extra money, becoming a VA is one of the best ways to do it. There are so many tasks that bloggers and online business owners need done it’s just a matter of figuring out what you would most enjoy doing.
If you want to find a niche that’s got a lot of demand, consider becoming a Pinterest virtual assistant. Pinterest is hot, and anyone who is serious about growing their online presence will want some help to grow their Pinterest account. Read more [...]
Just like a car owner, as a bike owner you do have to pay for insurance. Although some of the factors that insurers use to determine your rates are similar to what they consider for cars, there are some subtle differences.
Of course, it’s in your best interest to estimate how much you might expect to pay, especially if you’re a first time bike insurance buyer. While you can’t get exact dollar amounts until you actually get some quotes, there are some factors you can think about now. Read more [...]
If you’re anything like me, you get distracted by the rotisserie chicken, baked goods and the new food items they have in stock every time I happen to go there. It’s so tempting to go from aisle to aisle just to see what you can get.
Yes, it’s hard not to pick up that massive cheesecake for a deep discount, but Costco is more than that. There are some pretty die-hard fans out there that rave about healthy Costco foods. You can find a whole range of organic products, as well as ones Read more [...]
Companies, like Blue Apron, are capitalizing on the desire to have someone else go shopping and prepare your meals for you. In fact, Blue Apron is serving up more than 5 million meals a month. Would you be willing to join millions of others and pay extra money to have ready-made meals delivered to your doorstep?
About Blue Apron
If you haven't heard of them already, Blue Apron is one of many companies out there that offers a meal planning and delivery service. Each week, you log on to the website Read more [...]
I’m a big fan of saving money on purchases whenever I can. Like most of you, you’re probably using Ebates or a similar app to save a bit of money on regular purchases.
A relatively new app called Paribus also claims to help you save money. If you didn’t know already, a lot of retailers offer price-matching on purchases if you happen to find a lower price within a certain period of time (usually within a week or two). What this app does is help you track your online purchases Read more [...]
It can totally happen. You have an emergency and it’s more than what you have in your bank account. It could even be for paying for bills every once in a while during times of need.
It’s OK to use your credit cards instead of getting a traditional payday or personal loan. If you can, you can use your credit card directly to pay things like loans, other credit cards (like balance transfers) or even mortgages.
Yeah, it’s not the best scenario, especially if you can’t make the payments Read more [...]
Costco has become something of a cult-like chain store, mesmerizing millions of customers (and visitors) each year. I’m actually one of them. Yeah, you definitely get some really good discounts, but there’s so much more. And no, I’m not talking about the rotisserie chicken everyone likes to drool over I’m taking about Costco chili.
If you pass by the Costco food court on your way out the door, you may have noticed that they now have chili on the menu. They started rolling out this Read more [...]
Let’s face it: you’re not going to get a great credit score on your own. Just because you had a few advantages in life doesn't mean that you get to have a higher starting credit score.
Whether you want a rewards credit card or apply for a mortgage, everyone starts somewhere. If you really want to improve your credit score, you need to take responsibility into your own hands. This means you need to start improving your consumer credit report.
How Your Credit Score Works
A credit Read more [...]
Have you made your financial New Year’s resolutions yet?
If you haven’t, you’re probably thinking about them.
Even though making New Year’s resolutions can sound like a good idea, some of the ones that you make can end up costing you more than you think.
Sure, making certain resolutions can really help propel you towards a great financial future like paying down your debt, but making resolutions can actually cost you more than you initially realize.
And it’ll probably cost Read more [...]