Author Archives: Miranda Marquit

Could Groupon Coupons Help You Save More Money?

Could Groupon Coupons Help You Save More Money?

Looking for deals without the need to sign up for daily deal emails? Groupon Coupons might be your ticket. Later this year, I’ll be attending a wedding. I won’t be directly in the wedding party, but I’ll be tangentially related to the wedding party, and I’m supposed to wear a nice dress in a specific

Did You Reconcile Your 1099-K?

Did You Reconcile Your 1099-K?

Many home business owners have to deal with the 1099-K. Did you reconcile your 1099-K information this year? Ah, tax time. I’m a little slow with my taxes this year, thanks to the fact that we moved last year, and I’ve had a lot going on with my business. But I’m getting there, and I’m

3 Investing Excuses Holding You Back

3 Investing Excuses Holding You Back

Are you making investing excuses? You might be surprised at how your finances can improve once you stop looking for reasons not to invest. “I’d like to invest, but …” Does this sound like you? Whenever I talk to people I know about investing, I start hearing excuses. There is a host of reasons that

Are You Prepared for Maternity Leave?

Are You Prepared for Maternity Leave?

With more women working, maternity leave becomes an important planning issue when getting ready to welcome a new addition to the family. Anyone with children knows that kids cost money. Having a new baby requires changes to your financial plan as well as to your lifestyle. When planning for the new addition to your family,

Home Business Tools: Grammarly Review and Giveaway

Home Business Tools: Grammarly Review and Giveaway

When we think of home business tools, we don’t even think about better writing. Here’s my review of Grammarly, a tool that can boost your professional home business communications. My home business revolves around writing, so it makes sense that a tool like Grammarly, which checks for spelling and other errors is attractive to me.

Do You Aspire to Invest Like the Ultra Rich? Consider Hedge Funds

Do You Aspire to Invest Like the Ultra Rich? Consider Hedge Funds

If you want to invest like the ultra rich, you need to start thinking outside the box. Investment crowdfunding in hedge funds can be one way to do that. For most of us, investing is boring. It’s mostly boring for me, since I am relatively young and in the accumulation phase of my retirement nest

Digit Review: Save Money Without Thinking About it

Digit Review: Save Money Without Thinking About it

What if you could save money without thinking about it? Here’s my Digit Review. My buddy J. Money at Budgets Are Sexy put me on to a cool new website designed to help you save money without thinking about it. It’s called Digit, and here’s what I think about it, after using it for a

Will Slow and Steady Win the Investing Race?

Will Slow and Steady Win the Investing Race?

Are you too focused on “winning” the investing race? Maybe slow and steady wins the race for YOU. I’m participating in Grow Your Dough again this year, and I’m excited to see how well my portfolio does. I’m experimenting with assets — in an asset allocation — that I wouldn’t normally use. And, so far,

Could Working from Home Be Bad for Your Health?

Could Working from Home Be Bad for Your Health?

Working from home may sound like a dream, but what happens if it turns into a nightmare for your health? Most of the time, I love working from home. My commute involves walking from one side of the apartment to the other. I can workout, and then remain in my workout clothes all day if

3 Things You Need When You Move Your Business Out of Your Home

3 Things You Need When You Move Your Business Out of Your Home

Is it time to move your business out of your home? Here’s what you will need. I’ve got a home business that isn’t likely to need to be moved anywhere else (unless I’m on vacation or something). However, there are plenty of home business owners who end up getting to the point that it becomes