Tips to Help You Budget for Your First Apartment

If you're moving out of home and into an apartment, you're probably feeling a mixture of emotions. It's exciting, but it's also daunting as you prepare for the responsibilities of being an adult. To make sure that you don't get overwhelmed financially, it's important that you set a budget. This will help you stay on track and avoid overspending. Below we are going to talk about some tips to help you budget for your first apartment. Want to learn more? Then keep on reading! Asses...
Read More

How To Manage Debt: Tips & Strategies For Debt Relief

how to manage debt
Debt management is an essential part of maintaining your financial health over time. If you have taken out a large loan or several loans to pay for big purchases such as a car, house, or apartment, you may find your debt has accumulated past acceptable standards. Many people accumulate significant debt just with excessive credit card use as well. Here are a few effective strategies to manage your debt and make small changes on reaching a relatively debt-free existence.  Formulate A ...
Read More

October 2021 Net Worth

Net Worth
Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I enjoy compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. This month's numbers... A bit late on the update this month, but not for lack of growth. Wow. Nearly $100k increase in a single month is for sure a record. As is often the case, this big month followed a big loss, so much of ...
Read More

The Technicalities of Vacation Rental Cleaning

vacation rental cleaning
If you’ve traveled anywhere in the past decade (excluding the last year and a half), chances are that you considered your accommodation options. Thanks to the development of technology and the gig (sharing) economy, travelers can find accommodation not only in hotels, but also via numerous apps such as Airbnb, Vrbo and more. However, have you ever thought about how these accommodations are cleaned? We reached out to an in-demand vacation rental cleaning company MaidThis of Myrtle Beach. ...
Read More

Thinking of Buying a Tesla? Here’s What You Need to Know

Buying a Tesla
Tesla’s vehicles are becoming more and more accessible in the mainstream these days, meaning many are considering these incredibly intelligent, eco-friendly electric vehicles as their next car, if they have the means to purchase or lease one. Of course, making a decision on which car to buy isn’t one that you take lightly; you’ll have to use this vehicle every single day until you upgrade or switch cars, so you need to be happy with the choice that you’ve made. If you’ve never had an electr...
Read More

Finding Affordable Car Insurance After a Traffic Violation

Affordable car insurance
Many people rely on their cars for transportation to work, school, and other places. It's necessary for them to maintain a clean driving record to avoid high insurance premiums. However, very few drivers can confidently say that they've never picked up a traffic ticket.  Auto insurance companies usually look at driving records before determining the coverage cost. The types of violations and the number of violations can cause a hefty spike in your insurance rate. We'll discuss possi...
Read More

6 Ways to Save Money During a Move

save money during a move
moving to a new apartment. Happy family couple and a lot of cardboard boxes. Most of us have to move a few times in our lives. And while moving can be a fun and exciting time – after all, it often means getting a fresh start – there’s no denying that it’s not always sunshine and roses.  Moving can be incredibly stressful. Any kind of change brings some stress, and there are a lot of things to arrange when it comes to moving. On top of that, it can cause a lot of financial stress, sin...
Read More

How Poker Teaches Sound Financial Strategy

While it's true that poker can be financially risky – and shouldn't be viewed as a replacement for regular earnings – this doesn't mean it should be discarded as a hobby. Moreover, poker can teach you startling abilities that can be transferred to other areas of your life such as how to better handle your money. Risk management Almost every decision we make in our lives has some risk attached. Buying a dog is a bet. Buying a car is a bet. Buying a house is a bet. Like most things i...
Read More

September 2021 Net Worth

Net Worth
Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I enjoy compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. This month's numbers... I was teased with the possibility of a million dollars in my retirement accounts before the market smacked me back down. Just as quickly as it has been going up, it can come back down, but I can't complain ...
Read More

A Guide to Growing Your Asset Management Company

Asset Management Company
Growing your asset management company is not always plain sailing, and there are many different factors that you need to think about when you decide that you are ready to move your company’s success forward. Then, here’re some of the best ways that you can grow your asset management company within the next year.  Use SMS Marketing If you are struggling to expand your asset management company from a small to a mid-size company and beyond, one of the first aspects of your business ...
Read More