Lies about money are everywhere. Unfortunately, many of the biggest money lies people believe are usually taken as truth. I’m convinced this is especially true when it comes to getting out of debt.
It’s important to build solid credit because your life can be difficult without it. To help your adult child establish credit, have them sign up for a low-limit credit card.
League of Legends earned publisher Riot Games $1.6 billion in revenue last year, but a public debate between community leaders is shedding light on how the game’s competitive players are financially vulnerable. Arguing over who deserves blame, Riot Games’ co-founder and a prominent League of Legends team owner are…
In courtrooms across America, investors are making money through litigation financing. The process allows investors to cover the cost of a lawsuit in exchange for a share of the financial settlement.
It’s probably safe to assume no one’s ever gotten rich clipping coupons. That doesn’t mean saving money is a waste of time, though. Some money-saving habits are worthwhile and save you a heap of cash in the long run. Others just aren’t worth it. Here are some specific habits I’ve ditched because they aren’t worth my…
We all love our credit card rewards for earning cashback and free travel, but not everyone is a fan. Many business owners actually pay the fees that help you earn those rewards, and sometimes they pass the added cost onto customers.
Money problems will stress anyone. However, your budget shouldn’t be adding to the stress. It should be removing it. If your budget plan is causing you more stress than it’s relieving, you might want to consider changing it.
Matt Paré, a catcher with the San Francisco Giants’ Single A affiliate in Augusta, Ga., doesn’t seem to mind sharing a two-bedroom apartment with three other guys. “Since half the time we’re on the road, it’s only 15 days a month,” he says. On the road, he shares a hotel room with just one of those roommates. This…
Balancing your budget seems like a simple task. Just spend less than you earn, right? If you’ve ever wondered why such a simple task can become so complicated, it’s because optimizing your financial life involves a fair bit of time travel.
Impulsive spending can be a sneaky little budget-destroyer. We all know that, and there’s no shortage of tips for eliminating it. If you want to get to the root of your impulsive spending problem, though, focus on the space between the impulse and your action.
Staycations are a great way to take a break from work while still saving some money, and they can be equally as enjoyable as a normal vacation. But your days off can turn into a humdrum week of sitting in front of the TV if you don’t plan accordingly.
If you’re able to budget every dollar you spend into separate categories, that’s great. However, if that seems like too much for you, try a system that only asks you to monitor your money.
Generally speaking, if you have kids, you have someone to watch over you beyond your golden years. Not everyone has children, though, and if you don’t, it’s up to you to prepare for your own senior care. And it’s important to plan now.
Contrary to popular belief, frugality is not just about saving money. It’s about making the most of your resources, and that includes your time and effort. To make frugality work for you, think of it less as a lifestyle and more of a method.
Consider carefully your investments
Sometimes reaching a goal means adding new habits or learning a skill, but other times it simply means getting rid of some bad habits. If you want to identify what’s keeping you from your goal, invert it.
Republic Wireless is one of our favorite pre-paid wireless carriers, but it’s always been a bit of a hassle buying phones with them. Now, however, you can get just a SIM and bring your own phone.
Maggie McCombs, 26, a content marketer and social media consultant in Lexington, Kentucky, grew up believing her family was struggling.