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
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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 have been trying this whole “day trading” for almost a year now and here is my take on it. The concept is to buy low and sell high to make money. Sounds easy enough, right? If only it was that simple. It is extremely hard to time the market and to make any real… Read more
With graduation coming around the corner and with many hopeful grads getting ready to enter the workforce. One can only hope that after so many years of hard work and hundreds of thousands in debt, one would be able to find a job to start paying back. A new chapter of more debts and more… Read more