4 Rules To Loaning Money To Family

4 Rules To Loaning Money To Family

Money can’t buy a friendship, but it can certainly kill one. When it comes to lending money to people you love, you need to be careful. And, in many cases, it shouldn’t ever be done. However, if you love helping your friends and family members, there are four things you can do to make sure money doesn’t come between you. Find The Courage…


Will Spending Fix America’s Education Problem?

Will Spending Fix America’s Education Problem?

America spends a lot of money on programs that work, and other programs that don’t. Increased government funding to boost education in America has sparked debate. Posing the question, will spending fix America’s education problem? This is a difficult question to answer for parents, students, and government officials alike. America spends quite a bit already on education. In fact, according to…


Crowdfunded Real Estate Is A Great Passive Investment

Crowdfunded Real Estate Is A Great Passive Investment

Most people decide to pursue investing in real estate as a way to earn passive income. But if you decide to purchase rental properties, you may end up putting in more work than you initially realized, making it less of a “passive” money maker due to the headaches of the day to day management of rental properties. Luckily, there are…


5 Investment Options For The Passive Investor

5 Investment Options For The Passive Investor

Do you dream of quitting your day job? Well if you want to quit you’ll need to find another way to generate revenue. One such way many break free from the chains of your 9 to 5 day job is to become an investor. Here are 5 ways to make side income as a passive investor. Investing In Metals Like…


How to Decorate Your Rental on a Budget

How to Decorate Your Rental on a Budget

Your rental is in dire need of sprucing up. The walls are too plain, the furniture too old-fashioned and the overall feel is not you at all. However, you don’t want to go overboard with the décor changes either, lest your landlord show you the door earlier than you’d like. Also, even if you can go overboard, you’re not sure…


How To Warm Your Home While Staying Energy Efficient

How To Warm Your Home While Staying Energy Efficient

It’s a struggle many of us face – especially over the colder seasons. Striking the right balance between warmth, saving cash and energy efficiency is difficult. But not impossible. Energy efficiency and saving cash go hand in hand. If you’re energy efficient, you’ll likely be cutting those costs. But just what can you do to accomplish both? If there’s a…


10 Money Lessons That You Need to Know

10 Money Lessons That You Need to Know

You’ve spent a lot of time in school, and, chances are strong, you’ve learned a fair number of things you’ll never need. (Geometric proofs? Really?) Still, financial education is valuable for everyone. Get yourself in student mode, because you’ll use these lessons every day of your life. 1. Keep Afloat: Don’t Drown in Student Loan Debt As you’re slogging through high…


Making Your Money Last To The End Of The Month

Making Your Money Last To The End Of The Month

Sometimes there isn’t enough money left at the end of the month. You work hard but those last few days of every month can be a real strain on the family finances. You decide that it will be different next time around but as soon as that paycheck arrives it is difficult to resist the urge to spend it. But what…