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

Retirement Serenity

Retirement Serenity

For many Americans, retirement is a stressful topic. Surveys repeatedly show a large percentage of US households are nowhere close to accumulating enough assets to enjoy a comfortable retirement. Instead, they live with a series of nagging thoughts about the tenuous nature of their long-term financial future, wondering… “Will I be able to work long

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

High Interest Debt Doesn’t Have to Be Forever

High Interest Debt Doesn’t Have to Be Forever

High interest debt is draining your wealth. It doesn’t need to be that way forever, though. Jackie Beck over at The Debt Myth is encouraging a movement around the idea that debt doesn’t have to be forever. I’m joining in with a few thoughts on my approach to debt, even though my view of debt

Grow Your Dough 2.0: Tweaking the Permanent Portfolio

Grow Your Dough 2.0: Tweaking the Permanent Portfolio

I’m doing Grow Your Dough again! This year, I’m tweaking the permanent portfolio, while still focusing on dividends. Last year, I participated in the Grow Your Dough Challenge with a number of other bloggers. We used $1,000 of our own money to make investments, and see who came out ahead. I didn’t win (but I