You look at my blog name and you might think, “Should I be taking advice from someone with a blog name fundkeylife?” What kind of blog name is this? Are you pulling your hair out trying to come up with a blog name that you like and is still available? I’ve been there! The whole… Read more
At the age of 20-something, fresh out of school, I was $130,000 in student loans debt. Isn’t it crazy that we’re able to make some of the biggest decisions in our lives when we can’t even drink legally? We should have a personal finance class to teach high school students the concept of money…. Read more
Imagine what you can do with that extra $5000 by eliminating some of the non-essential things in your life. Imagine if you didn’t spend it, but instead invest it. Imagine if you do this every year for 10 years. Want to learn how to turn that $5,000 into $87,000? Invest in index funds.
As I was writing my last blog post, 8 Steps on How to Prepare for a Layoff, I thought to myself, “what would my next step be if they were to hand me the pink slip tomorrow?” The first thing on the list is easy. I would sleep for a week and then take at… Read more
Every year my company goes on a hiring spree during peak season, only to get rid of them later when it slows down. But instead of getting rid of the contractors, they replace the regular employees with some of the newer, faster contractors. A lot of my coworkers are worried that they will be next. … Read more
There are a lot of ways to save money such as clipping coupons for grocery or getting rid of cable TV, but did you know that there are ways for you to save money on your medications. What about getting them for FREE? Yup…that’s right. Some medications you can even get for free. Don’t we… Read more
I will start out by saying that I hate red-eye flights. But I keep booking them, not because they’re cheaper, but because that is currently the only way for me to fly direct from Los Angeles to Columbus to visit my family. I’d take that over connecting flight any day. I never feel 100% myself… Read more