Hidden Problems With Low Credit Scores

Hidden Problems With Low Credit Scores

Unfortunately, our financial system is set up to encourage some level of credit and debt. In fact, those with low credit scores can find problems in other areas of their finances — even if they are generally responsible with their money. Here’s what you need to know about the hidden costs of a low credit… Continue Reading

Can One Small Change Save You Money in 2019?

Can One Small Change Save You Money in 2019?

This article is from PocketSmith, one of my partners. If you choose to sign up for the service from this post, I’ll receive a small commission. If you’re trying to get on the right financial track, you can make a small change and save money in the long run.   Setting big financial goals, like… Continue Reading

How Gratitude Helps Finances

How Gratitude Helps Finances

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It’s about family and being thankful. And food. You might be surprised, too, when you find that gratitude helps finances. I love Thanksgiving. Instead of exchanging gifts, family and friends come together to share a meal, make memories, and be joyful. (At least, that’s the theory.) To me, it’s always… Continue Reading

What You Should Know Before Investing in Cryptocurrencies

What You Should Know Before Investing in Cryptocurrencies

I’ve recently been inundated with questions about investing in cryptocurrencies. So let’s go there. So far, I haven’t gotten much into the whole cryptocurrency thing here. I’ve covered the subject other places, especially during the Bitcoin runup at the end of 2017. I even talked about it with my friend Ashe in 2016 for the… Continue Reading

3 Tips For Setting Up Your New Office

3 Tips For Setting Up Your New Office

At some point, your home business may grow into an out-of-home business. When that day comes, consider these three tips for setting up your new office. I recently moved my home office to a new room, completely redid the setup, and got a new desk. I love my new situation. However, it also got me… Continue Reading

5 Tips for Designing a Business Logo

5 Tips for Designing a Business Logo

Ready to launch your business? Here are a few tips for designing a business logo. I’ve got a logo for this website. And I’ve got a logo — sort of — that I use for my freelancing website. But I haven’t really sat down and thought about what I want for a logo for my… Continue Reading

Diving Head-First into Investing: A First-Timer’s Guide to Trading

Diving Head-First into Investing: A First-Timer’s Guide to Trading

I’m not into active trading. In fact, I’m all about indexing — I’m the world’s most boring investor. However, I’ve had some questions recently. So here’s a little guide to trading I put together. Current market volatility has many would-be investors skeptical about investing. Yet, the swings are simply part of the markets — ultimately stocks… Continue Reading