3 Ways to Make Investing a Habit

At some point in your life you may have heard that it takes about 3 weeks of doing something routinely to create a habit. An interesting article about habits in the Huffington Post says it actually takes more like 66 days. But regardless of the length of time it takes, just what is a habit? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a habit is defined as a behavior pattern acquired by frequent repetition or physiologic exposure. It is also an acquired mode of behavior that has become nearly Read more [...]

Effective Ways To Get Rich Fast

Ken Fisher knows how to make money. The Forbes columnist and investment mogul has established himself as the authority on how to manage and grow your money. In his book “The 10 Roads to Riches” he lays down the most sure-fire routes to putting those extra zeroes in your bank account. Although Fisher is considered a viable expert in the finance world, how reliable are his methods? Let’s determine if his approaches are truly effective ways to get rich fast.   Road number 1: “Start Read more [...]

The Top 6 Completely Free Hobbies You Can Start Today

Wondering what to do with our free time has always been an anxiety-provoking question. Surfing the internet and watching television for hours can only stave off boredom for so long. Yet, signing up skiing lessons or a pottery class are expensive ventures that might just fuel that anxiety even more. So how can we expand our minds without breaking the bank? Here are some completely free hobbies. Book club. A book club requires two things: a library card and a group of friends and acquaintances who Read more [...]

Is Robert Mfune a Scam Artist?

The legendary heroes of those get-quick-rich-schemes are usually exactly just that — legends. Yet, who doesn’t love to hear a rags-to-riches story — regardless if it’s true or not? This is how Robert Mfune quickly become a tabloid sensation. Mfune allegedly got his start in the investment world when he was 16. While balancing a job at McDonalds and a full course load in high school, Mfune says he managed to find time to become well versed in the stock market. Although his tale is nothing Read more [...]

Is Lasik Worth It?

Modern technology has made our lives exponentially easier. We now have self-driving cars and watches that can track how many calories we’ve burned every day. Yet, when it comes to getting rid of our glasses or contacts and undergoing Lasik surgery, so many of us are afraid to take the plunge. The idea of a laser slicing and reshaping our corneal tissue is downright scary, not just for the obvious reasons, but also because it’s a major financial commitment. So, is Lasik worth it? Let’s Read more [...]

5 Reasons to Use a Robo-Advisor as a New Investor

Do you want to start investing but are uncertain what to do to get started? The chances are you are not alone. Even though other people don’t always talk about it or admit it, they are having the same doubts and fears as you are. But there is something you can do about it. You can choose to use a robo-advisor to help you get started. Here are 5 reasons to use a robo-advisor as a new investor. 1. Time People are busy. They hustle from their job to the gym to the store and then finally to their Read more [...]

How Much to Give for a Graduation Gift?

On average, Americans spend a collective $4.8 billion in graduation gifts a year. That’s a scary figure for estimating a gift to your niece or grandson who is about to graduate. It’s tradition to send your graduating loved one a check — a tiny yet thoughtful gesture to offset the major loans they’re about to payoff. But how much is too much and what amount comes off as ‘cheap’? Here are some tips on how to figure out how much to give for a graduation gift. Relationship to graduate. Read more [...]

How Make Money as a YouTuber

Google ‘how much money do YouTubers make’ and you’re bound to get many pages of results. Everyone wants to know how these self-created virtual stars make the big bucks. Jenna Marbles is one of those YouTubers whose financial success is a big question to many. Marbles’ comedic skits and monologues meshed with her genius social media marketing skills have earned her a top spot in YouTuber royalty. Marbles, who borrowed her stage last name from her Chihuahua, has produced hundreds of videos Read more [...]

Make Extra Money by Becoming a Freelance Blogger

If you’re looking for a fun and flexible way to earn money on the side, definitely consider freelance blogging. With tens of thousands of blogs online, there will never be a shortage of demand for online content. The cool thing too is that many businesses have caught on blogging as a great way to draw in potential customers, so rates are much higher than before. Even if you do this part-time, you can earn a few thousands dollars a month. Now this might not happen right away, but with practice Read more [...]

Earn Extra Money by Becoming a Pinterest Virtual Assistant

There’s no doubt that if you want to earn some extra money, becoming a VA is one of the best ways to do it. There are so many tasks that bloggers and online business owners need done it’s just a matter of figuring out what you would most enjoy doing. If you want to find a niche that’s got a lot of demand, consider becoming a Pinterest virtual assistant. Pinterest is hot, and anyone who is serious about growing their online presence will want some help to grow their Pinterest account. Read more [...]