Side Hustle Options When Money is Tight

When life becomes extremely hectic and money is tight, it can be extremely difficult to keep up financially. While personal loans for individuals are always an option to consider in the event bills are overdue and payday is a week away, another way to solve the problem is with a secondary source of income. There are some side hustle options

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Think You Can Pick Stock? Try Motley Fool Stock Picks

When you pick a stock, the intent is usually to outperform the market. However, most investors aren’t successful.  According to Dalbars 2015 research of Investor Behavior, the S&P 500 Index had an average gain of 9.85 percent each year during the 20-year period that ended on December 31, 2015. During the same time, an average investor earned a 5.19 percent

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3 Tips to Help You Land That Next Promotion

If you've been at your job for some time now and still can't manage to move up the ladder, you're not alone. Many people struggle with how to show their employers that they are more than ready to take on additional responsibility -- and a bigger paycheck. Getting that long-deserved promotion can feel like a big win, and that's something

By |July 10th, 2018|Categories: Life|1 Comment

How I Fell Into (and Got Myself Out of) $40,000 Worth of Debt

Jackson Laurel is a freelance financial writer and ghostwriter. I write about personal finances for a living, but that doesn't mean I've always managed my own money as an expert. In fact, my self-education on financial management stems directly from the youthful mistakes that put me in debt in the first place. I write about money management and dealing with

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4 Out of 5 with Student Loans Can’t Buy a Home

New Survey Shows the Impact of Student Debt on Homeownership Financial aid in college can be your best friend or your worst nightmare. It can lead to an advanced degree that leads to a better job with higher pay and superior benefits. It can also be a hindrance: it’s the reason why millennials with student loans can’t buy a home.

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Home Prices Outpace Pay Increases

Affordable housing is increasingly hard to find in today’s market. According to data from Trulia, America’s inventory of starter homes has decreased by almost half compared to six years ago while prices rose by almost 58 percent.

By |June 14th, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|1 Comment

Will Trump Make It Harder to Discharge Student Loan Debt?

div Bankruptcy Rules Might Go Up for Review According to the G.19 Consumer Credit Report recently released by the Federal Reserve, America’s total student loan debt has topped $1.5 billion – and we are having trouble paying off that debt. At of the end of 2017, a whopping 11 percent of student loans were either ninety days delinquent or in default.

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Best Buys for Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is coming up on June 17. What can you get dad to celebrate his special day without loading up the credit cards?

How Much Will There Be in 2018 Father’s Day Spending?

Father’s Day will be here soon. Have you picked up anything for Dad yet?

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You Might Be Underinsured. Ethos Can Fill in the Gaps.

Helping the Underinsured, Ethos Makes Term Life Insurance Affordable No other financial product provides the kind of security you get from life insurance. It helps beneficiaries during truly painful circumstances. Sadly, most adults either don’t have life insurance or have insufficient coverage for all of the things that arise in bereavement and its aftermath.

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