I firmly believe that everyone in college should have a side job, especially after their first year.
As a student you may find it less stressful to study exclusively and finance your living expenses with student loans. But I can guarantee you one thing: You will immediately regret taking out loans for every day expenses when you graduate and discover the entirety of your debt from college.
Last summer, my husband and I were hit with a large and unexpected expense that couldn’t have happened at a worse time.
I had just quit my full-time job for self-employment and we were living on a pretty tight budget. So when our cat had a life-threatening accident we were unsure of how we would cover the expense. Since our cat is an important member of our family, we knew that we’d have...
These days there is an app for everything. There are apps to help you keep fit, there are apps that teach you how to read music, there are apps that teach you to drive; if you can think it, there is a good chance there is an app for it! Some of the best and most popular apps, however, show you how to save money, particularly when it comes to areas such as home loans, life insurance and running a car....
Don’t you hate when the lease renewal for your rental agreement comes in the mail?
It almost certainly brings an increase in rent. And who wants to spend more money on housing?
I was a property manager in my past life and I’ve mailed out tons of renewal letters and had tons of renewal conversations. I know from experience that no renewal rate is set in stone.
There’s always some room...