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I know, this sounds super condescending. Maybe even over-simplified. Things are never really THAT simple, are they? Fair enough.    So here, let’s put it another way. If you want to be above average, then you can’t keep acting like you’re average. Living an above-average life......

How do the interest rates on your student loans compare to what everyone else is paying? And how does that interest rate affect your monthly payment? Depending on the type of loan, taking on student debt today could put you above or below the average......

Established in 2009 and headquartered in New York City, LendKey is an online student loan marketplace that connects consumers to over 300 credit unions and banks. They offer a simple application process where customers can obtain and compare student loan refinancing offers without having to......

A secured credit card can be your secret weapon to repairing damaged credit or simply building your credit from scratch. Even if you’re just starting out, a secured credit card allows you to get in the practice of paying your monthly credit card bill and......

Being a student doesn’t always mean having poor credit, but it often means you are at the start of your credit journey. And since college costs a pretty penny, students don’t usually have a lot of money to throw around on expensive annual fees. If......

Having a good credit score is imperative if you want the freedom to travel, pass a rental application, buy a house, and even purchase a car. But sometimes life hands us circumstances we weren’t prepared for, and when this happens your finances can hit rock......

Have you been hearing about the pros of online banking – and are keen to find out more? You’ve heard that you could get lower fees, better interest rates, and a bundle of other attractive features – and you can’t help but be intrigued! Well,......

The moment you’ve been working toward for more than 15 years has finally arrived: You’re graduating college. Diploma in hand, it’s time to find your first job so you can share all the skills you’ve learned with the world and start building a meaningful career.......

CIT Bank is an online bank that offers good rates with no monthly service fees – and it definitely ticks a lot of the boxes for millennials. But despite these attractive features, CIT Bank is still surrounded by a lot of uncertainty. Potential users are......

Hate spending money on the luxury of keeping your bank account open? You’re not alone. It’s quite frustrating to think that a bank would charge you a fee just for keeping your bank account open – but, unfortunately, that’s the case with many banks now.......

There is an infinite number of ways to save money, but here are the best ways to save money in all areas of your life. These money saving strategies originated in the first edition of my book Your Money or Your Life, but we removed......

Once you have figured out how much savings you need to retire early, the other important component of a successful early retirement strategy is investing that money wisely. The more you invest daily, the faster you can retire. If early retirement is important to you,......

Founded in 1909, Mutual of Omaha offers affordable rates not only to healthy customers but also to those with a range of health conditions, including sleep apnea, high cholesterol, and diabetes. Moreover, as a customer of Mutual of Omaha, you have access to the accelerated......

Do you wish you could find the right student loan without wasting hours on the internet looking for the best rates? You’re in luck with Credible student loans. Credible is an online marketplace for private student loans and student loan refinancing. They also allow consumers......

When looking for the most suitable life insurance option, often what people care about the most is cost. Is it affordable? Will I be able to pay my premiums for the length of the term or the rest of my life? Can I find a......

Continuing our search for the best life insurance company for you, today, I want to take a closer look at Banner Life. I’ll get right to it: whether you’re after term, universal, or final expense insurance, Banner Life is an excellent choice. Not only do......

There are two ways to invest in stocks or bonds. Buy individual stocks or bonds Invest in a group of stocks and bonds through what are known as ETFs (exchange traded funds) or mutual funds While you can go out and pick individual stocks, the......

Private student loans are a way to fill in the gaps when federal loans don’t cover the cost of college. Not all private student loan lenders are equal. Sallie Mae student loans provide flexible options for undergrad and grad students. Let’s take a closer look......

AIG Life is a leader in the life insurance industry. It’s a large and stable company serving customers throughout the world. These facts alone may propel AIG onto your shortlist as you shop for life insurance coverage to protect your family. But life insurance is......

Going to college is an investment in your future. It will provide you with the necessary skill sets as you step into the next phase of life – as well as substantially increase your earning potential. But college isn’t a cheap investment. In fact, statistics......

Life insurance has existed for centuries. Customers value stability and reliability. So naturally, the industry does not change quickly. In recent decades, however, many life insurance companies have started working harder to attract younger applicants by streamlining the process of getting coverage. Principal Financial Life......

Figuring out how to fund college can feel like finding your way through a maze. A high-pressure, high-stakes maze at that. Studies show that those who have a four-year degree significantly outearn those with lower levels of education prior to age 64 — even when......

Life insurance should be a financial safety net for your dependents. If you died unexpectedly, the insurance payout could help your loved ones survive without your income. But how do you find the right safety net? Hundreds of life insurance companies offer dozens of different......

When everything’s going well – purchasing life insurance is the last thing on your mind. You’re healthy, active, and young – you’ll think about it later! But you know where I stand. Life insurance serves many purposes  – and I think it’s a wise financial......

Choosing the right life insurance company can feel like a mission. But it’s better that you spend enough time reviewing the top options on the market and make an informed decision – because, after all, it’s a decision you’re making for life. And if it......

I’ve always felt the weight of passing time. Every moment fleeting. When I was 8 years I old I wrote in my journal about how fast the past year had gone. How can I be 8 already? This week I turned 34 and realized I’m......

If you’re looking to invest in life insurance, you want to know that the insurer you choose will tick all the boxes. But what matters to each individual may differ. For example, if you’re young, healthy, and don’t have many financial commitments – you may......

So you’re interested in having convenience at your fingertips, plus travel reward points and bonus cash back on purchases? Congratulations, my friend, it sounds like you’re ready to apply for your first credit card! Or maybe you have a credit card already, but you want......

Gather ‘round kids, it’s time to hear a story. Once, there was a small business owner named Jane who ran a small print shop. One day, she decided she needed to move her equipment to a new studio where the rent was cheaper and the......

Credit cards are, first and foremost, a convenience: You can make all your purchases without worrying about the daily ebbs and flows your checking account, and earn rewards to boot. Sometimes, they’re helpful to pay for purchases over time, too. If you’re not careful, however,......

Have you ever needed to make a big purchase but didn’t have the cash upfront? What did you do? Did you borrow money from a friend? Did you tap into your savings account? Or, did you put it on some type of credit card? Whatever......

Sometimes you just need to escape from the rush of daily life, hop on a plane, and fly away somewhere far away. If this kind of freedom is your dream, make your luxury travel desires come true by using a Travel Rewards Credit Card. Each......

Imagine: you plop down in your economy seat between two passengers with elbows jutting into your arm space. You try to push the recline button to relax, but no matter how hard you push, it won’t work. Not to mention, your tray table is broken......

Optimizing your credit card rewards is both a science and an art. It can definitely be a little intimidating if you don’t know how to get started. But don’t let that put you off! Knowing how to use your card to the max can save......

Do you often catch yourself thinking that you’d like to save money – and then telling yourself it’s too hard to do? Maybe you’re thinking, “It’s easy for others to save money! They make so much more than me, and have fewer financial commitments!” In......

Need money to pay this month’s rent or car payment? Stuck living paycheck to paycheck? We all get stuck and need money sometimes and one option is taking out a personal loan. Finder reports that borrowers applied for loans most often to get a car......

Whether you are interested in a term, universal, indexed, or variable life insurance, Prudential Financial –one of the oldest and largest U.S. insurance and financial companies – will deliver on its promise of protecting its consumers’ wealth. Prudential life insurance company has been recognized and......

I’ve talked about credit monitoring before, but just to recap – it’s a service that alerts you when a change is made to any of your credit reports. Think of it as a watchdog when it comes to your credit that makes sure your credit......

Unless you work in IT, you might not know which factors to consider when comparing web hosts. So rather than laying out technical schematics, let’s take a needs-based approach to the best web hosting. Quick Guide to Finding the Best Web Hosting: Best Web Hosting......

Credit is something we often mention when we talk about money. In fact, we use credit every day to buy things like clothes, food, housing, and transportation – but how much do we really know about it? You may be aware that it refers to......

There is nothing better than retiring early and having true financial independence. It’s not always easy to achieve this, but once you’ve attained financial freedom, you definitely appreciate all the sacrifices made along the way. You also do everything in your power to prepare for......

As you probably know, side hustles are my thing. I am a big advocate of blogging as a side hustle to earn more passive income. To help you get your start in blogging, I’ve created a bunch of resources for you, like how to even......

So, you need a loan. Congratulations! You are among the many people worldwide whose imagination has stretched beyond your current circumstances and encouraged you to imagine possibilities that don’t yet exist. Maybe you want a new car. Maybe you want to start your own business.......

I get asked about money tools a lot. Especially when it comes to financial management and planning tools – and whether there are more affordable options out there for more customized financial planning service. Receiving tailored financial planning advice is something anyone juggling multiple financial......

A long, long time ago (as in ten years) people used a paper currency called “checks” to pay their bills. You might remember checks. They are rectangular pieces of paper with your bank account number and routing number written on the bottom. There is a......

With no gimmicks like rotating cash back categories that require quarterly enrollments, the Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card is a straightforward way to earn – you guessed it – cash. Whether you’re buying gas and groceries, or spending at restaurants and retailers, you’ll......

No matter where you are in your financial journey, budgeting is an essential money management tool. But just like personal finance is personal, there’s no one size fits all budget template. There are many ways to budget and track how much money you’re making, spending,......

Now that you’ve decided to get life insurance to protect your family financially, the next step is deciding which life cover is the most suitable for you. The two main types – term life insurance, and permanent life insurance – differ quite a bit, and......

Have you been thinking about getting life insurance? That’s great news! Perhaps you read my guide to why you need life insurance – and realized life without it is a gamble. It certainly is – so you’re making the right choice. Now, chances are you’re......

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There’s one big reason to apply for the Chase Freedom Unlimited® card, and it comes as a pair: 1.5% and 1.5%. Typically, the Chase Freedom Unlimited® card offers a flat 1.5% cash back on purchases. However, this card offers double cash back for the first......

I get it – thinking about the time when you’re no longer around isn’t something you’re excited about doing. It’s daunting, depressing, and, quite frankly, difficult to imagine. But there are times when you have to. For example, when debating whether or not to get......

Are you thinking of applying for a credit card? Credit cards can be a fantastic way to boost your credit score, manage your spending, and reap exciting rewards – from cash back to amazing discounts on select products. Of course, with great power comes great......

Almost everyone I talk with says that they want to save more money—but so many people feel like they don’t know how to get started. Or saving money just isn’t fun. it’s viewed as a sacrifice instead of an opportunity. Over the past 6 years,......

We all want to travel. Most people would rather lounge on a beach in Bali or eat pizza in Italy instead of going into the office. The problem is, traveling can be expensive, making it a luxury rather than a necessity. That is one of......

It’s been three years since I started using my Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card, and I’m super excited to finally give you the inside scoop of my all-time favorite travel card. Named the “Best Premium Travel Credit Card” for 2018 by MONEY® Magazine, the Reserve......

While there are a ton best money books, and I’ve read hundreds of personal finance books over the years there really aren’t that many FIRE (financial independence retire early) books, but more are starting to be released. I’ve had the opportunity to read literally all......

I think you’ll agree with me when I say that, for anyone looking to manage their money through a wealth management tool, safety is the ultimate feature. If you don’t feel that your money is safe, you’re not going to (and you shouldn’t!) use any......

We live in such a remarkable time. It’s never been easier in history to make enough money to live a life you love. People even 20 years ago would be so jealous of the opportunities we have today to live the life we want. We......

Money management and personal finance can be touchy subjects. Many people experience a lot of anxiety when they think about their financial lives, both as they are today and how they may look in the future. Maybe you didn’t start saving for retirement as early......

This is a sponsored post by ToggleSM.  All reviews and opinions expressed in this post are based on my personal view and I am not an insurance agent. When it comes to purchasing renters insurance, there are so many factors to consider: How much coverage......

Life insurance isn’t something many Millennials think about. Quite the opposite actually – only 10 percent of Millennials have the life insurance coverage they need, making it the least prepared generation for unexpected life events. But having life insurance is a crucial component for anyone......

We’ve talked about various types of insurance recently, and today I’d like to shed some light on renters insurance. You might be thinking, “Renter’s insurance? Do I really need that?” I get where you’re coming from. It may seem just like another monthly outgoing on......

Millennials ask a lot of our banks. We want security, convenience, and simplicity. We want guidance but also freedom. Several thousand banks now operate in the U.S., and many can deliver these needs. Some even go above and beyond. The Best Banks for Millennials Here......

When a bank complicates your life, you can lose money and time. This cuts into your freedom. So let’s look at the basics of banking so you’ll know what to expect and where to find the best deals. How Banking Works A bank or a......

In this episode of the Financial Freedom Podcast I chat with Brian Kelly, aka The Points Guy, the OG travel rewards expert who’s been dominating the space since 2009. No joke, he likely knows more about travel rewards than anyone on earth. I first started......

Let’s be clear: If your house burns down or your health falls apart, insurance won’t make everything better. Insurance simply can’t protect you from the unpredictable nature of life. But insurance can and should help you build a new life if tragedy strikes. Insurance can......

I’ve been using Dropbox to manage Millennial Money for almost 5 years and I’m a huge fan of the product. I’ve tested multiple file sharing services, but Dropbox for Business almost stands alone as the easiest to use and most secure file sharing service. While......

With the rise of the “gig economy” it is becoming more and more common that someone you know has a side hustle. Intuit has predicted that by next year 40% of American workers will be independent contractors. We’ve seen the evidence of this in our......

You probably won’t be surprised when I say that, regardless of how much money I make, I’m always looking for new ways to save. Whether it’s cutting down on my cable TV costs, or discovering a new app that helps me find cheap gas near......

Financial planning can be intimidating. There are SO many different elements to manage, track, and account for each month. But what if getting your finances on-track was actually easy? Luckily, it is SUPER simple to start improving your financial health and get on track towards......

Ecommerce is an ever-growing industry designed with the everyday seller in mind. Without independent merchants, sites like Amazon may not be in the position they are today as global e-tail behemoths. Every day, thousands of people are setting up shop online as a means to......

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Investing is essential in building wealth. Knowing how you can make your money work for you is a skill many people aspire to have – why else would I constantly get asked about my investing strategies......

Ah yes, college. The best four years of your life. You want to enjoy every second of it, so why would a crazy person, me, tell you to spend some time at college working? The benefits outweigh the cons. When you go to college you......

Cash back credit cards are a great way to earn rebates on everyday purchases. So long as you manage your money right and don’t overspend, using a cashback card gives you a guaranteed rebate on your everyday purchases—usually 1% to 2%. While credit card rewards......

If you’re like me, today’s student loan marketplace probably feels completely full of refinancing offers. And that’s great – giving graduates the ability to refinance costly student loans goes a long way in promoting financial independence for recent graduates and working professionals. Our student loan......

I was riding the New York City train yesterday and noticed an ad for a service like TaskRabbit that simply read “Time is Money”. But it’s not. In fact, this is one of the biggest money myths in our world today and it’s holding so......

What if you could retire early and travel the world forever? As crazy as that might sound to you, it’s actually possible and not only that, I know two people who’ve done it. Oh, and they’ve written a book to teach you how to do......

This is a sponsored post by Toggle. All reviews and opinions expressed in this post are based on my personal view and I am not a licensed insurance agent. It was my senior year of college and I was just moving back to school in......

I’m constantly amazed at how today’s financial tracking technology is used to help millions of people track and manage their finances effectively on a daily basis. I take it for granted more often than I should, but it’s truly amazing that free apps exist to......

Checks and bank transfers are all well and good – but I think it’s time to give money orders some credit. Yup, buying a money order may seem a little prehistoric – but I’m convinced they are still one of the best ways to pay......

Have you ever sold or bought anything at a consignment shop? No? Well, then, get ready – because this post is about to change your life. Consignment shops are the way to go for a money-savvy, planet-friendly consumer. Not only because they are the best......

Starting a blog is one of the most rewarding ventures you can pursue. Whether your goal is to build a full-time career, start a new side hustle, or simply write about what interests you, you can benefit from blogging. Blogging can provide you with passive......

Getting that first job as a teenager is so exciting. It’s a sign of independence (mom, dad, I’ve got my own money, thank you very much!) – and an important first step towards financial freedom. I personally think there’s no better way to learn about......

The FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) Movement has exploded in the past year, gaining mainstream coverage, including a documentary, many new money books, and a high profile debate with old school personal finance gurus. But even though the “FIRE is spreading,” is it already dead?......

Selling old furniture may not be something that people think of as lucrative. Who would want my old couch, you’re thinking? Surely people would instead go to Ikea and pick something new? Well, that depends on what state your old couch is in, of course,......

Ever wondered what it would be like to boost your bank balance without having to set foot outside? Working in your PJs, not paying for gas or parking, not having the same dull store-bought sandwich for lunch – and, perhaps most importantly, being there to......

For those interested in getting a job in finance, having a solid idea of the career path options available to you are key. However, becoming a well-rounded candidate for a finance industry job requires more than just having the right internship experiences or knowing the......

Today is an emotional day for me. I’m extremely excited, happy, and even a little nervous. It marks the culmination of over thousands of hours of hours of work, stress, struggle, and hustle. It’s one of those moments in life that actually lived up to......

I know what you’re thinking – cashing a cheque in this day and age? Isn’t that a little… old school? Well, you’d be surprised how many side hustles will pay you in cheques! And when you see those cheques pour through your letterbox (that’s the......

My friend Drew recently reached financial independence at the age of 29 after purchasing four properties over the past 5 years. The rental income from these four properties exceeded his monthly expenses by about $2,000. This means he can live completely off of his rental......

Big movie fan? Popcorn, brand new DVD and a premium spot on the couch – your idea of the perfect Friday night? And now that Netflix, Hulu and Apple TV are taking care of the entertainment – do you have hundreds of used DVDs lying......

For years, mainstream media has been inundated with information on how to buy and flip real estate properties using other people’s money. But real estate isn’t the only option — you can buy and sell digital properties using other people’s money for a profit, too.......

Welcome to the Side Hustle Success Stories interview series where we chat with real people about real side hustles! Today, we learn about how a passion project turned into a full scale business. Erica from Gr8nola takes us on her journey from a full-time W2 employee with a granola......

Sponsored by Intuit QuickBooks Let’s face it. Nobody likes to do business taxes. Digging up old receipts, calculating deductions, segmenting expenses and all the other tedious work is no fun for anyone. I have been running my own businesses since 2009 and every three months......

Sponsored by Intuit QuickBooks It’s absolutely crazy how much has changed in the past 12 years since the debut of the iPhone. While the challenges of technology are many, just the smartphone has completely transformed how we do business and make money. This is great......

Welcome to Millennial Money’s “Money Review Series.” Each week, we review a product or service aimed to help you make more, save more, or grow money through investing. Our goal is to provide you with an honest review to help you achieve these goals. Today,......

Sponsored by Intuit QuickBooks Since launching Millennial Money in 2015 I’ve had over 40 different incomes streams and worked with over 200 different advertisers, vendors, and partners, and made over $1.5 million from the platform. You might be thinking, what? How did you make money......

Interested in saving an extra $1,378 next year (plus an additional $100 bank bonus)? 2019 is a great year to save money and take advantage of The 52-Week Money Challenge. I don’t know about you, but I spent way too much in 2018. To help......

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of SharpSpring CRM. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m a huge fan of CRM (customer relationship management) systems for tracking, growing, and monetizing a customer base. When I ran my own digital marketing agency I......

This post is sponsored and part of a paid campaign with Citizens Bank, N.A. With the exception of direct quotes, the below advice and opinions are mine. As each new year approaches, I write out my annual goals on colorful post-it notes. My room is......

If you’re looking for a side hustle to make some extra money, one of the first things you should do is think about your hobbies and the things you enjoy doing. Photography is a hobby for millions of people. If you’re one of them, you......

Welcome to the Side Hustle Success Stories interview series where we chat with real people about real side hustles! Today, we learn about one side hustlers journey to build community. Ashley from Harness Magazine presents her best side hustle tips.  Harness Magazine My name is Ashley Rector, and I am......

This post is sponsored and part of a paid campaign with Citizens Bank, N.A. With the exception of direct quotes, the below advice and opinions are mine. Student loans are no joke. They are both the biggest barrier and the biggest excuse to saving. Yes,......

After following the FI path alone for over 2 years I discovered Brandon’s blog MadFientist.com in 2013, immediately reading all of his posts. His writing on tax, spending, and life optimization guided me on my own FI journey and I’m grateful to now call him a......

Welcome to Millennial Money’s “Money Review Series.” Each week, we review a product or service aimed to help you make more, save more, or grow money through investing. Our goal is to provide you with an honest review to help you achieve these goals. Today,......

When you want to turn your household clutter into cash, holding a yard sale can be the perfect option. Not only can you rid your home of unwanted items, but you get to do it on your terms since you pick the dates and set......

A stressful job is the worst. Even if the job pays six figures, the amount of stress one can experience can make the money not even worth it. I think everyone is looking for a career that has a good balance of financial freedom and......

When it comes to services that help you save money, cable is never on that list. Most people despise that monthly bill, even if they enjoy watching television, as the cost often seems extreme each and every time. This general disdain for the price of......

  With all the ‘cyber consumer deal’ noise out there, I wanted to take a step back and say “Thank You”. Thank you for your readership, thank you for your support.    On this Thanksgiving, we want to open up this post to you. What......

I think it’s fair to say that YouTube is one of the most attractive platforms for making money. Getting paid to do something you love, receiving praise from millions of fans, working with a flexible schedule, and enjoying other countless perks of being a YouTube......

When most people think of insider trading, they picture the wealthy or famous. However, anyone can be guilty of insider trading, including instances where you might not even know you are taking part. By understanding what the term means and how insider trading happens, you......

Adults don’t have a monopoly on making money. Every person can learn how to make money as a kid. There’s no need to wait until a certain age. I remember when I was 6 years old. My neighbors kept a jar of change by the......

Finding an error on your tax return is a heart-stopping experience. Will the IRS come after you for filing an inaccurate return even if the mistake was purely an accident? Could you be arrested for a simple misstep? Is there any way to fix it......

You may have heard a little (or a lot!) about minimalist living. Sure, you’re thinking – it’s a nice idea. Decluttering your home, having fewer things to trip over… But it’s not something I could ever do. To get rid of everything I own –......

Having investments in the stock market or mutual funds can be key to your financial future. However, it has to be done responsibly and should be started early to take advantage of compounding interest. Furthermore, I’m sure many of you have thought about real estate......

If you regularly drive a car or are planning the road trip of a lifetime, you might be a little bit concerned about how much you’re spending – or will spend – on gas. I can’t blame you. Gas prices may have fallen, but who......

If there was a mechanism that allowed you to gauge your financial health, would you want to make the most of it? That is precisely what your net worth provides; a deep look into the reality of your financial circumstances. This post looks at the......

Credit scores, bank accounts, net worth – these numbers can define us. And when they are lower than you’d like, it’s easy to feel hopeless or assume you’ll always be stuck in the red. But here’s the thing, numbers change, and you can change them.......

I think you’ll agree when I say this – going to college is very financially-draining. Thanks to skyrocketing tuition costs, an average student leaves college with a student loan debt of $37,172. This means that collectively Americans are burdened by $1.5 trillion in student loan......

You can do a lot with a little. And when it comes to investing, that couldn’t be truer. If you have $1,000, $100, or even just $25, you can start investing today — right now. So if you’re looking to figure out where and how......

File sharing and data storage are relatively stress-free activities these days. While I am not old enough to remember the first data storage device (more on this later), I do remember how frustrating and expensive it was to store and transfer files in the early......

Communicating with emojis is fun. It can also be effective. In the era of constant contact and text, these animated figures can convey emotion. Sometimes better than the words themselves. It’s only a matter of time before emoticons take over the workplace. Scratch that, they’ve......

When you work from home you’re in control of your money and time. You can work when you want and not when you don’t. It’s the fastest path to a living a life on your own terms. Be your own boss and you’ll never get......

Welcome to Millennial Money’s “Money Review Series.” Each week, we review a product or service aimed to help you make more, save more, or grow money through investing. Our goal is to provide you with an honest review to help you achieve these goals. Today,......

Here’s a phrase you don’t hear very often: “free money!” Sounds scammy, right? I know, the last time you saw this phrase was in an email from a “Nigerian prince”, offering you a share of the $500 million you need to claim for him in......

I recently moved to New York City.  Since I was a kid, undoubtedly due to watching a bunch of movies, I’ve always believed New York City is where you move to “make it happen.” Whether you want to be an actor, or a chef, or......

MM Note: This is a guest post by Zach from Four Pillar Freedom. Your 20s are the best time to start accumulating wealth. Check out these six best tips for growing serious wealth in your 20s. As a 20-something, it can be hard to know where......

Welcome to the Side Hustle Success Stories interview series where we chat with real people about real side hustles! Today, we learn how to drive traffic to your website using Quora. Our friends at SelleratHeart present their 6 Best Quora strategies to increase traffic to your blog.   How......

If you run a website, making sure your site is considered an “authority” matters. However, authoritativeness is a somewhat ambiguous concept, particularly if you are relatively new to the blogging scene. Usually, websites with a substantial amount of traffic, a solid core fanbase, backlinks on......

There’s a common misconception that if you’re living on a budget, you’re limited to evenings on the couch with nothing but Netflix and a packet of potato chips to occupy your time with. But the truth is – hobbies don’t have to be expensive, and......

Welcome to the Side Hustle Success Stories interview series where we chat with real people about real side hustles! Today, we learn how to optimize your blogging side hustle. Michael Dinich, aka Your Money Geek, presents his 6 best strategies that helped him grow his blog from 0......

If you’re interested in making money by donating plasma, it’s important to know what you’re getting yourself into. Yes, you can get paid and possibly help sick people, but you should first consider the ethical concerns and the effort it takes to donate your blood......

Gone are the days when part-time work or side hustles were frowned upon. The gig economy is here to stay, for better or for worse. With the rise of tech-enabled platforms like Uber, eBay, Freelancer, Fiverr and of course the good old Craigslist, it is......

We’re huge fans of recycling. It’s good for the planet, the turtles – and aligning our moral compass. But did you know you could also save and, most importantly, make money recycling? Yup, your plastic bottles, cardboard boxes, old phones, and many others were once-awesome......

When it comes to making money passive income is the ultimate holy grail – it’s money that you don’t have to trade your time for. It’s money that just shows up in your bank account month and after month while you are sleeping. In fact,......

Each week, we review a product or service aimed to help you make more, save more, or grow money through investing. Our goal is to provide you with an honest review to help you achieve these goals. Today, we review the insurance app, Lemonade. This......

Welcome to Millennial Money’s “Money Review Series“. Each week, we review a product or service aimed to help you make more, save more, or grow money through investing. Our goal is to provide you with an honest review to help you achieve these goals. Today,......

Welcome to Millennial Money’s “Money Review Series“. Each week, we review a product or service aimed to help you make more, save more, or grow money through investing. Our goal is to provide you with an honest review to help you achieve these goals. Today,......

Like any utility, home internet can get expensive. In fact, the average U.S. internet user is now paying over $50 per month for internet connection, and this can quickly rise as you upgrade your plan, add more features, and increase your data allowance. But what......

An emergency can strike at any time. Often, people are largely unprepared for these tragic events. This is usually the result of fear when thinking about the worst-case scenarios. In others, it’s the mentality that, while disasters may happen, surely they won’t happen to you.......

Welcome to the Side Hustle Success Stories interview series where we chat with real people about real side hustles! Today, we learn how to make money with an E-commerce side hustle. Jeff from The Critter Depot teaches us how he makes $2,000 profit per month on the side......

Nobody Can Make it Out Alone The poet, Maya Angelou, wrote in one of my favorite poems, “Nobody, but nobody/Can Make it out here alone.”   While reflecting over my life, I have found this to be true consistently, especially while growing up as a......

MM note: This is a guest post by Millionaire Mob, a blog focused on ways to better your financial future. They have helped thousands of people better their financial future through passive income and dividend growth investing   What Does Dividend Growth Investing mean?  ......

Welcome to the Side Hustle Success Series where we chat with real people about real side hustles! Today, we learn how to pursue FIRE through Geoarbitrage and side hustling. We invited Naseema from Financially Intentional onto the series who recently paid off  $1,000,000 in debt. I first......

Affiliate marketing has opened new doors for side hustles and solopreneurs. In short, these affiliate programs let you make money off of selling someone else’s product—usually between 5% and 20% of the sale price. This is extremely popular amongst software companies and other subscription services,......

Disclaimer: this is not tax or financial advice. This is simply meant to aid you in filling out a form. Please seek help from a professional tax consultant when filling out your own W-4 form or any other tax form. Note that an official W-4 form......

Welcome to the Side Hustle Success interview series where we chat with real people about real side hustles! Today, we learn how to make money with a niche website. Zach from Money Nomad teaches us how he made $40,000 profit in 4 months on the side. Take it......

I first entered the real estate market in 2010. South Carolina was a relatively easy place for a 24-year-old to buy a house. Especially with the help of the first time homebuyers tax credit. Interest rates weren’t the lowest, but banks were giving out loans with very......

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