Getting your finances sorted out if you become disabled

Nobody likes to think that they stand a good chance of becoming disabled at some point in their lives. But the truth is that it happens more frequently than many people realize. The statistics are startling. By some estimates, 1 in 4 of today’s 20-year-olds will become disabled before they are due to retire. Some for a relatively short period of time while recovering from serious illness or injury. But a significant percentage will become permanently disabled. Should that happen, in all likelihood, Read more [...]

What You Need to Know About Ecommerce

With many consumers turning to online shopping to purchase their goods, electronic sales have become a priority for business owners. However, this can be a confusing topic that brings many questions. What Is It? The internet provides a way for companies to sell their products or services through ecommerce. While many stores sell products online and in person, others are electronic shops, meaning that they do not have traditional stores. For example, smokingthings.com is a website for a business Read more [...]

Signs That Tell You Are Financially Stable

We all strive to live a life with little debt. We wish for financial fitness and to do things we love and want. Over time we will build up our assets, learn better spending habits, and eliminate our debt. At what point will, though, will we be financially stable? Follow along for financially stability signs. These signs will let you know that you have arrived at a healthy financially fit lifestyle. Automated Finances Those who have it together, automate their finances. They don't have time Read more [...]

How to Make Money from Home If You’re Disabled

Millions of people in America live with a disability. It's hard to make a living from home. It is especially challenging to make a living while trying to cope with a disability. How do disabled people make money from home? Many Americans with disabilities do have access to some financial support. For example, they get help from Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs. However, they may still struggle to handle the cost of living when using Read more [...]

5 Ways to Minimize Burial Expenses

I recently had a conversation with a friend about the various costs associated with her relative's funeral. Having never had to organize or pay for a funeral myself, I was shocked to learn just how many fees were involved. Luckily, there are a lot of ways to minimize burial expenses. 1. Get Insurance in Advance If you're able to plan ahead then the best way to minimize burial expenses is to get the proper insurance in place ahead of time. This includes life insurance as well as burial insurance. Read more [...]

5 Key Platforms for Artists to Make Money During COVID

It's never an easy journey for an artist to make a living. For some people, it can feel almost impossible to make money during COVID. It's especially rough for performance artists who don't have access to the stages and venues where they previously worked. That said, artists are creative. It's in their nature. In that way, they may even have a leg up on a lot of people when it comes to making money during COVID. After all, they're used to the hustle. I know that 15+ years of drumming up freelance Read more [...]

What Can Restart the Clock on an Old Debt?

We live in a world where almost everyone has some sort of debt. Some debt is from going to school or purchasing a home. Other debits include missed payments on credit cards or medical bills. While many people pay on time, sometimes not everyone can. This is especially true for someone who is or was going through a rough financial patch. As these debts age, we have the choice to pay them and bring them current or wait for them to fall off our credit. For those who chose to let it fall, you need to Read more [...]

Developing a swing trading strategy for the stock market 

Swing trading strategy is a very popular way to take trades in the stock market. In the currency market, you can trade in a shorter time frame and make a decent profit. But if you follow the same technique to trade the major stock, it will be a big mistake. The price of the stock market moves in a very different way. The movement is so complex that the pro traders in Hong Kong often find it hard to make a consistent profit. For the safety of your capital, you should be following a strategic approach Read more [...]

Recovering from COVID-19: How to Return to Normal

This year has been quite eventful, wouldn't you say? There have been earthquakes, killer hornets and a pandemic — and we've still got nearly half of 2020 left. You've heard it before, but it's worth repeating: We are living in unprecedented times. The global coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot about the way we live, from grocery shopping to socializing and everything in between. For many Americans, though, it's changed how they work and how they manage their finances. Some workers were Read more [...]

Everything You Should Know About Investing in Dividend Stocks

If you're interested in making an investment outside of bonds, consider dividend stocks. Understanding dividend stocks can help you make a more informed decision regarding this type of investment. Read on to learn more about dividend stocks and the investment process. What Are Dividend Stocks? Image via Flickr by mikecohen1872 Dividend stocks are profit distributions made by a company to its shareholders via shares in the company itself. They're important to investors because they provide Read more [...]