Live For Yourself

It’s easy to get caught up in the competition of life. But does there need to be a competition? Should you be doing things to impress other people, or should you be doing it for yourself? When it comes to where you live, what you do, and how you do it, it shouldn’t be to show off to the masses. Sometimes we get caught up in trying to portray a perfect image to others. Instead, we need to be worried about ourselves. If you often find yourself comparing lives, beating yourself up about not meeting Read more [...]

Should You Splurge On Vacation?

I love taking vacations. It's just what I need after a few weeks of grinding hard at my job and side hustle. A trip per month is what I need, although it doesn't always happen. When I go on vacation, I like to plan it out in advance and try to keep costs down, but do you always have to stick to a narrow budget, or is it ok to splurge on a vacation? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pQjaIDu4M0 My Take I recently came back from a weekend trip to Vegas. I did get a great rate on a room at the Harrah's hotel Read more [...]

You Might Not Need to Make Big Changes for Productivity When These Small Ones Will Do

In business, you are always told to think big. Managers are often berated for not thinking big enough. Even if our ideas are impractical, we are told to dream big. Thinking small is often discouraged. Some people are pejoratively labeled as being small-minded. You don’t want it said that you are a small person in a big job. When judged, athletes tend to get lower scores for taking only small risks. No one ever says to go small or go home. This cultural bias favoring big over small might cause Read more [...]

How To Become A Debt Collector

Are you looking for a rewarding new career? Looking for some excitement or just something different than what you are used to? Although hated by some, debt collection is an interesting career opportunity. While not the highest salary in the financial services field, you can share your persuasion skills, earn competitive wages, and even earn bonuses. If this is of interest to you, follow along to learn how to become a debt collector. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrlRziZ0hFI Education First Read more [...]

Should You Tip A Pet Sitter?

Tipping has a place in our culture. With Covid bringing down business lately, it’s more important than ever to help certain industries stay afloat. It is not just the restaurants who benefit from tips, but the servers who are trying to make financial gains to feed their families and secure their future. And while I personally believe tipping culture is way out of hand, I still leave a tip when one is warranted. Aside from restaurant and service positions, do you think you should tip a pet sitter Read more [...]

Is Affordable Higher Education Possible?

Im am in several online groups that talk about being financially independent. The groups pose thoughtful questions about advancing in the workplace and earning more money. They also talk about advocating for themselves and their retirement plans. One topic that comes up every so often concerns higher education. While many people are burdened with student debt, they can advance by going back to school and getting an advanced degree. While many people may have the money, what about those who don't? Read more [...]

Unforeseen Expenses of Becoming a Landlord

Have you thought about earning money with real estate investments? I have been thinking about it a lot lately. I've spent several hours searching realtor.com for the perfect find in the perfect area with the perfect price. To date, I have also thought about what kind of decor and style I want and looked up how much money I could make. One thing I have not spent enough time on is the unforeseen expenses of becoming a landlord. I began a little research on the topic, and here is what I found: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9hlJnJ8pNA Cleaning Read more [...]

Organizing My Future

This week is all about new ideas and revisiting old ones. There are so many ideas swirling around in my head I can't get a grasp on them. That's the story of my life.  I am creative and imaginative, but the follow-through just isn't there. Lately, I have been reviewing my financial plan for this year, and it's time to buckle down and begin organizing my future. Here the ideas Im contemplating and what Im going to do. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZywgvFSnH38 Vacation Property I'm so obsessed Read more [...]

What Are the Costs of Living in a Motel?

Travel is fun. Some people do it for a living. Several travel bloggers and travel enthusiasts are waiting to show off their adventures with the world. While some people take up fancy hotels or stay with the locals, some choose to stay in a Motel. If you looking to travel and live in Motels in the long-term, I'm here to talk about the costs of living in a motel.   Factors to Consider Before Living in a Motel When it comes to living in a motel, you have to consider the costs. While Read more [...]

How to Finance a Surgery With Bad Credit

Medical expenses can be hectic. Open enrollment just ended, and many of those plans were high. While some of those plans cover elective surgery, not all of them do. To get the cost of the service covered, you have to rely on good ole credit. If your credit is bad you may be wondering how to finance a surgery with bad credit or looking for surgery loans for bad credit! If this is you, do not worry there are loans and credit options available to you. Here are some of the best: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIpMXHvTlA0 CareCredit The Read more [...]