Money

Rules Of Borrowing Money From A Friend

Friendships can stand the test of time and the stresses of life in nearly any capacity, except when it comes to money. It’s notoriously difficult to lend money to, and borrow money from a friend. Most people vehemently advise against it, usually because they’ve been burned by people who don’t pay...
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Is It Better To Save Or Spend Your Loose Change?

There is the thought process of you saving your spare change and cashing it in after some time on a reward, such as a vacation or shopping spree, but is it the best way for your money to work for you? Well it isn't a simple yes or no question. A financial advisor recently took up the question and...
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Yes, You Will Need To Invest Money If You Want To Grow Your Net Worth

We all have the dream of striking it rich and not having to worry about money ever again. The reality is for most, working a job and saving money is how you plan for the future. But saving money will only get you so far in growing your net worth. You'll need to invest a portion of your money is you...
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Unfair Ways Your Appearance Can Affect Your Career & How To Overcome Them

Nothing in life is fair, even when it comes to your appearance. While we say what's in the inside that counts, there's a good chance you are subconsciously judging someone solely on their appearance. For example a recent study concluded that unattractive scientists are viewed as dull but talented...
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The Strange Effects Of Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Prepare for it now. Daylight saving time starts this Sunday, which not only means we lose an hour of weekend (and sleep) but strange things happen. The likelihood that you'll spend more money in the first Monday of Daylight Saving Time (DST) was proven in a 2016 study comparing spending habits in...
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Dry January Has Lasting Affects For The Entire Year

A challenge you many want tackle the first month of the New Year is something called "Dry January," where you abstain from drinking alcohol for the whole month of January. The results, according to a recent study can not only help you lose weight, sleep better, improve your skin and save you money...
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What Is Wassailing?

The Christmas song goes, "Here we come a-wassailing, Among the leaves so green; Here we come a-wand'ring, So fair to be seen." A sweet song but what exactly is wassail and why are people coming a-wassailing? Wassail is both a thing and something you do. It's mulled cider, ale or wine. It was a...
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Save Money By Asking For A Christmas Tree Dud

A Christmas tree ties your holiday decorating together. With prices ranging from a few to hundreds of dollars they can be a costly addition in an already tough time for your wallet. If you’re willing to get a little creative with your decorating, however, there’s a very easy way around this issue,...
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Avoid These Amazon Prime Mistakes

Some would argue that Amazon is the king of retail. There are an estimated 90 million paying Amazon Prime subscribers in the United States today according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners and Statista. Of those members, 46% subscribers buy something online using the benefits of their...
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Nearly Half Of Americans Feel Pressure To Overspend During The Holidays

Spend, buy, debt. These are words that many Americans associate with the holidays. However a new survey finds a growing number of people are fed up with the pressure. 45% of gift shoppers feel pressured to reach deeper into their wallets than they’re comfortable with, according to the 2018 Bankrate...
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