Is a College Degree and Financial Freedom Related?

Why a College Degree Isn’t Necessary to Achieve Financial Freedom

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  A common goal among many Americans today, especially young people, is to achieve financial freedom. In order to achieve this goal, it seems like everyone these days is going to college. In fact, Millennials are the most education generation in history and hold more advance degrees than any other generation. That’s great, right? Sure we’re all educated, hold fancy degrees, and we’re all really smart… Well, maybe not as smart as we think we are… For the majority of us, we didn’t get a free ride through college. As a consequence, the average college student graduates with between $20,000 […]

Avoid Business Start Up Expenses

It Doesn’t Take Money to Make Money: How to Avoid Business Start-up Costs

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  I’m sure you’ve probably been told by others or at least heard this before, “It takes money to make money,” especially to start-up a business. I’ve been told this in the past, I’ve read this in books and magazines, and was even taught this in business school. This is an old saying and teaching, which I’ve found out to be untrue, and have discovered that it doesn’t take money to make money. People often delay or never start a business, even though they have a great business idea that they’re passionate about, because of this old myth that “it […]

FreshBooks Invoicing: Finally An Easily Way For Small Business Owners and Freelancers To Get Paid

FreshBooks Review: Simple Invoice Software for Business Owners

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This post is an in-depth review on FreshBooks, based from my own experience and use of the invoicing and accounting software. Here I explain why I began using the software, how I use FreshBooks for my own online business, the benefits of using it, and how you can use FreshBooks to assist and better your own business.     When I first started my online business almost two years ago I quickly became overwhelmed with trying to keep track of my revenue and expenses, especially my expenses. Starting out, I neglected to properly organize and record all of my business […]

Learn How To Easily Sell Your Old Stuff, Reduce Clutter and Make Money Fast Using Amazon's Trade-In Program!

How To Make Money Online Selling Your Used Stuff On Amazon’s Trade-In Program

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If you’re like most people you probably have a lot of used items that you no longer use and are just laying around the house taking up space. Selling your used items is an excellent way to make money online. A few categories of used items that seem to sell great online include electronics, books, video games, and DVDs. People love buying used and second-hand items online, and most are very easy to ship in the mail. There are different ways to sell your used and no-longer wanted items online, but the easiest and most convenient approach is to use Amazon’s […]

How to make $1 million investing in stocks

How To Reach One Million Dollars Investing In Stocks

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Buy Stocks When They’re Cheap   If you have a long-term goal of reaching a one million dollars, then stocks are still one of the best options for reaching that goal. A stock market down-turn can send shivers down your spine, but the best time to actually purchase stocks and get the best deals is when the market is down or beat up.     How long will it take to reach a million dollars?   How long it actually takes you to reach one million dollars or more, greatly depends on how much you begin with, how much and […]

How To Insure Your Family Has an Amazing Vacation and Safe Trip

Protect Your Vacation and Finances with Travel Insurance

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Many problems can arise both before and during your trip, having a comprehensive travel insurance policy can cover numerous problems that might happen, many people may never think of. Good travel insurance will not only protect your vacation, but more importantly protect you and your family in emergencies overseas, such as medical emergencies. It can protect your personal belongings and it will protect you financially. More importantly, travel insurance is very affordable, even for those traveling on a budget. According to the U.S. Travel Insurance Association, between spring of 2013 and fall of 2014, almost one-fourth of Americans had to […]

How Lending Club changed the world of lending

Why Lending Club is the Leader in Peer-to-Peer Lending

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Peer-to-peer lending, or p2p, is a rapidly growing industry with constant new comers trying to enter the p2p game. Nobody could have predicted the amount of success and popularity the world of peer-to-peer lending has become, allowing borrowers to quickly and painlessly get a loan, and giving investors an extremely better rate of return on their money than they would receive from a bank. In an industry that’s barely a decade old, many have entered and many have failed, but only one has stood the test of time and emerged to become the industry leader in the p2p world, Lending […]

Is Your Investment Portfolio Personal? Why Experts Say Your Investment Strategy Should Reflect Your Lifestyle

The Key To Successful Investing Is Asset Allocation – Part One

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When it comes to investing, the biggest and most important decision revolving your portfolio is asset allocation. Jack Bogle, the founder and former CEO of The Vanguard Group, once said, “The most fundamental decision of investing is the allocation of your assets: How much should you own in stocks? How much should you own in bonds? How much should you own in cash reserve?” Creating a successful asset allocation for your investment portfolio is partially based on carefully choosing good investments, but even more importantly it’s based on you personally, and your personal preferences. Your asset allocation should be built […]