• Finances,  Money Matters

    How to Take Control of Your Finances Once and For All

    Life can be very stressful at times especially in the world we are living in. the last year and a half has been a game changer with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Anytime you are dealing with your health, that adds even more stress to your life. If you’re a parent, that’s even more stressful seeing that the kids have started back to the school. If you don’t have control of your finances, this will add even more stress to your life. It has been reported that a whopping 80% of Americans are caught up in a chain of debt. Once upon a time, my family would be included in the…

  • Could Your Passions Pave The Way For A New Career Path?
    Business,  Career,  Employment,  Finances

    Could Your Passions Pave The Way For A New Career Path?

    They say that if you find a job you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. The past year has got many of us thinking about what we want to do in the future. While many people have had to change careers or get a new job as a result of unemployment or temporary loss of income, others have been inspired to think about making a change to enjoy better job satisfaction and a healthier work-life balance. If you’re considering taking a new path, could your passions and hobbies pave the way for a career change? In this guide, we’ll explore some steps to take to turn an…

  • 4 Great Tips for Parents Who Kids Are Apartment Hunting
    Family,  Finances,  Georgia,  Housing,  Parenting

    4 Great Tips for Parents Who Kids Are Apartment Hunting

    It’s been almost 25 years since I graduated high school. One of the first things I wanted to do is get my own place. We all are in a hurry to become adults until we get responsibilities and that change drastically. You go from living at home with no bills to having to pay everything on your own. After consulting with some friends, we decided on finding a nice-sized house and renting. Some of my friends didn’t like to keep a job so that idea went out of the window. My plans went out the window and ended up staying home 3 more years after high school. My future wife…

  • Self-Directed IRAs: Save Smartly With Alternative Investments
    Finances,  Guest Post,  Investments,  Money Matters

    Self-Directed IRAs: Save Smartly With Alternative Investments

    Many well-informed retirement savers are increasingly turning to self-directed IRA (SDIRA) to seek higher returns and allow more diversification in their investment portfolio. This is because SDIRA allows investors to own assets beyond the traditional options – CDs, mutual funds, ETFs, and stocks. By investing in alternative assets, risk-willing investors can potentially earn higher returns and build a significant wealth at retirement. 1. What Is a Self-Directed IRA? A self-directed IRA is an IRA type similar to traditional or Roth IRA, having the same contribution limits and allowing you to save for retirement on a tax-advantaged basis. However, the difference between self-directed and other IRAs is the freedom to expand…

  • Worried About Your Finances? 13 Things To Give You Peace of Mind!
    Finances,  Money Matters

    Worried About Your Finances? 13 Things To Give You Peace of Mind!

    Most people worry about their finances at some point. Unfortunately, we don’t always learn how to manage our finances appropriately, and it’s all too easy to go a little bit wild when we first start making our own money (which can be a tough habit to get out of). Let’s take a look at 13 things that could potentially give you peace of mind if you’re worried about your finances. 1. Use Cashback Sites Whenever You Shop Online Most of us shop online, especially now we’re in the midst of a pandemic. Online shopping can be quicker, easier, and safer than shopping in person and it also gives us the…

  • 4 Things To Do Before Buying A Home
    Family,  Finances,  Georgia,  Investments

    4 Things To Do Before Buying A Home

    Are you buying a home in the near future? If so, consider these 4 things to do before buying a home. This will help you get ready for the home buying process + help you make a smart decision when it comes to your home purchase. Know Where You Want to Buy First of all, you have to figure out exactly what you want to buy, and what you need. Do you want somewhere in the city, or would you prefer the quiet suburbs? Do you need land, or do you prefer a lower maintenance option, such as a condo or townhouse? Do you need extra space for family down…