Don’t Anchor Yourself To Your Portfolio High-Water Mark

Jun 6, 2022

Inside various financial forums, I am seeing the “anyone else worried?” 😓 posts as most portfolios are down double-digits. For a retiree with a $1 million portfolio, seeing $100,000 or $200,000 of value evaporate is understandably stressful. However, much of this is because you are comparing to your portfolio’s all-time high, or high-water mark, which is a relatively arbitrary number. Just because at one moment in time, there were a few willing buyers of your assets ...read more

30 Best Sites Like Swagbucks (Ultimate 2022 List)

Jun 6, 2022

Swagbucks is an excellent way to make money online for beginners and experts alike. It's been a go-to resource for side hustlers looking to make extra cash since 2008, and for good reason. If you're looking for a digital side hustle to make money fast, survey sites like Swagbucks are a great opportunity. If you want to maximize your earnings online, using other sites in addition to Swagbucks is a great idea. Most survey sites and apps will offer some free money just for creating a new account ...read more

Introduction To Facebook Marketing – Everything You Need To Know From A-Z

Jun 6, 2022

You may have heard a lot of buzzes lately about Facebook marketing – but what is it, and how can you use it to your advantage? In this post, we’ll introduce you to Facebook marketing in a detailed guide and teach you everything you need to know to get started. We’ll cover topics including creating a Facebook page, promoting your page, using Facebook ads, and more. So whether you’re a total beginner or you’re just looking for a refresher, keep reading for everything you need to k ...read more

The Legal Benefits Of Bringing In An Employment Lawyer

Jun 6, 2022

If you’re an employer, there may come a time when you need to bring in an employment lawyer. Employment lawyers can help you with a variety of issues, including hiring and firing employees, wage and hour disputes, and discrimination claims. The following blog will discuss the legal benefits of bringing in an employment lawyer. Photo by August de Richelieu 1) Employment Lawyers Can Help You Avoid Costly Mistakes If you’re not familiar with employment law, it’s easy to make cos ...read more

Who's Behind Those Unsolicited Texts to Buy Your House?

Jun 6, 2022

If you own a smartphone, you’ve likely been on the receiving end of a random text from someone asking to buy your house. These unsolicited text messages have inundated the real estate industry in recent years, leaving some property owners wondering if the texts are legit. The answer to that question varies and largely depends on who sent the text. “They come from a mix of various people,” says Cindy Wallace, a Realtor with Compass Real Estate in Nashville, Tennessee. “Some are legitimat ...read more

Investment Portfolio First Aid for Older Relative, Part 1: Assess The Situation

Jun 6, 2022

Although I enjoy managing my own investments, I’ve generally avoided managing other people’s money. That always felt like such an important responsibility to take on. Below is the real investment portfolio of an older family member (over 75) that is professionally managed by an large “brand name” financial firm. Understandably, the recent market volatility has hurt the balance and there is some concern, so I took a look. Before opening up the statement, I joked t ...read more

How You Can Secure Your Future Financially

Jun 6, 2022

Securing your future financially isn’t necessarily going to make you rich, or make your current life easier, but it will help to make sure that you’re not going to struggle later on. No one wants to live paycheck to paycheck, especially not for the rest of their life, and that’s why you should be looking into ways to give yourself a little bit more leeway later in life. It’s not something that can be sustained, and it’s not something that’s easy to get away from. The only thing you ...read more

16 Best Early Morning Jobs for Early Risers

Jun 6, 2022

For many people, getting up bright and early is the best way to get a jump-start on their workday. A quick run, followed by a shower and a cup of coffee, gets these early birds off on the right foot. If you find yourself in the latter category as a morning person, your career options are plentiful as well. 16 Best Early Morning Jobs Here are some ideal jobs for early birds. Airport-Related Jobs 1. Flight Attendant Want to spend your days in the air, but have no desire to become a pilot? Airlin ...read more

3 States Where Home Insurance Rates Have Skyrocketed Amid Inflation

Jun 6, 2022

Steven Frame / Shutterstock.com Millions of Americans have spent the past few years desperately searching for affordable housing. Now, those lucky enough to find a home are running wallet-first into another budget-busting woe: soaring home insurance premiums. In some states, homeowners insurance costs rose by as much as 34% over the past year, according to an analysis by QuoteWizard by LendingTree, an online insurance marketplace. Overall, home insurance costs are up 2% nationwide during th ...read more

7 Adsense Alternatives To Monetize Your Blog

Jun 6, 2022

Every blog has the potential to make money for the owner and that is what we’re going to partially look at in this post. Before we go ahead to list all the AdSense alternatives here, let us first understand what it takes to make money on your blog. As I have mentioned earlier in my previous article on how to make money from your blog, you will notice that I mentioned Google Adsense as the first thing most young bloggers think of when starting a new blog. Disclosure: We earn commis ...read more

How to Use Google Pay

Jun 6, 2022

No need to whip out your wallet at the store anymore. Google Pay will get this one, just tap your phone or smart watch at a supported payment terminal. Google Pay is a digital wallet and payment platform that enables you to make online or in-store purchases using your Android smartphone or watch. Setting up Google Pay on your favorite Android device is easy and offers other features, such as sending or receiving money from family and friends, the potential to earn rewards and save money on pur ...read more

Peerstreet Update 2022: Interest Rate Spreads, Secondary Market, Pocket 3.5% APY

Jun 6, 2022

Another one of my Peerstreet loans was paid off recently, and I realized that it has been over a year since my last update on this experiment in real-estate debt. Here’s my current view on this unique investment. Peerstreet in a nutshell. “Fractional investments meet hard money lending”. Real estate investors need money quickly to purchase a property, so they pay a higher interest rate for lighting-fast funding but usually only hold the debt for 12-36 months. This used to ...read more