5 Little-Known Apps to Help You Make Extra Money This Week

Smartphones are a staple in today’s culture. But did you know that they can help you make extra money this week? It’s true.There is a variety of apps that allow you to bring in additional cash. If you want to give it a try, here’s what you need to know. Are There Trustworthy Apps to Help You Make Extra Money? While a lot of apps are trustworthy, there are some that are less than reputable. Before you begin using any app, you will want to do some research to make sure they’re safe.One Read more [...]

The Net Worth of Daniel Kaluuya of ‘Get Out’

The star of Get Out received a nomination for Best Actor -- but what is the net worth of Daniel Kaluuya?Net Worth of Daniel Kaluuya  One estimate suggests the net worth of Daniel Kaluuya is already near $1 million -- not bad for a 28-year-old. Most of his net worth relates to his success on stage, television and films.He’s part of the cast of Black Panther, which has already raked in nearly $900 million at the box office. Since it's still in theaters, he stands to make a lot Read more [...]

Saving Money on Every Day Purchases

When it comes to our personal finances, were deeply invested (Get it?) in our financial freedom. There are a number of parties interested in draining our wallets and bank accounts, and so it can be hard to find a financial foothold. And, yet, we must. This is necessary in order to secure our future, both in terms of preparedness and getting ahead in life. But, how do we do this? Well, it’s not as hard as it seems. I’m here to show the way. Here are a few tips to help you save.First and foremost, Read more [...]

Tips For Creating A Financial Plan In 2018

A new year can mean the beginning of a fresh start with your finances. Now could be the perfect time to make some new resolutions with your finances to help impact your investments and your future. If you are not near your financial goal in your portfolio but want to work on bettering it, you need to take some big strides this year to put yourself on the right path. To get you started, below are some top tips to take into consideration to get your path to financial success started this Read more [...]

My Contractor Charges What? How to Find Out the REAL Fair Market Price of Services

When you’re looking to hire a contractor, it’s usually for a big job. You’re probably expecting to pay hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars for the work, but you also want to make sure you aren’t paying too much.Figuring out the real fair market value of a contractor’s services can be tricky. Each job they perform is unique, so they usually don’t just have a basic list of prices you can review. This means you’ll need to do some legwork to figure it out.If you’re ready Read more [...]

Should You Cosign for a Student Loan?

As a parent, you want to help your kids out, especially when they are starting college. After all, you want them to get their education, and cosigning for a student loan may seem like a great way to support them.Generally, if you have good credit, choosing to cosign on a student loan can give your kids access to better interest rates. But, there are risks when you become a cosigner too, so you shouldn’t automatically jump in.To help you decide if you should cosign for that student loan, Read more [...]

When Is It Financially Time for Your Adult Kids to Move Out?

Many parents want their adult kids to move out, but aren't quite sure when the time is right. Some choose to allow their children to remain at home while they complete their college education or begin their careers. While this can certainly let their kids get a solid financial footing under them, figuring out precisely when they should move out isn’t always easy.Even if you are open to providing some level of monetary support to your kids, that doesn’t mean they need to stay in your home Read more [...]

Can I Use My 401(k) to Pay for My Child’s Education?

Let’s face facts; college is expensive. No parent wants to see their child saddled with thousands upon thousands of dollars in debt, or sacrificing decades of financial well-being to repay it. Student loans are a serious burden; one that I’m sure you’d do anything to help them avoid.Since many parents of college-aged children have been contributing to a 401(k) for many years, it can be tempting to use some of those funds to help pay for their child’s education. If you are considering using Read more [...]

Should You Be More Bullish?

Most people are bullish about the stock market right now. Some would argue that means it's actually a good time to pull back on equities rather than get even more bullish.It's hard not to notice how well the stock market has been performing -- some have argued that 2017 was a record year for the markets, while others who've been around longer say that it's the strongest performance since the dot-com boom.So does this strong performance mean you should take a more aggressive stance in your Read more [...]

How To Stick To a Frugality Plan

Frugality becomes its polar opposite if you can't sustain the practice. Get too ambitous about cost cutting and you might have a hard time adhering to it long term. Set your sights on something more realistic -- like the following suggestions. Buy the Best Don't confuse frugality with being cheap. Instead, focus on making smart decisions about your money -- like investing in higher quality items that will last you longer than cheap things you would have to replace every few months. This will save Read more [...]