"After expenses, we can really only afford to put away an extra $5/month. Is this enough to get started investing?"  The answer is yes! Let's say you only have $5 to invest. What do you do with it? Until now, starting with only $5 would not get you very far. Many online brokerages such as [...]

If you're like most people, you hate budgeting.  Also if you're like most people, you've tried budgeting in the past, only to give it up within a few short months, weeks, or even days. Sound familiar? Then this is the course for you.  In fact, it's called Budgeting for Budget Haters! Created by Adam Hagerman, a certified [...]

Blogging is amazing.  The Internet opens up so many doors to make money.  I just launched my blog three months ago but am already making thousands of dollars a month from it.  And unlike my day job, it doesn't feel like a drag!  I deeply enjoy learning about personal finance and sharing what I enjoy [...]

You don't to spend any money to have an enjoyable afternoon!  Yesterday I put together a list of 31 Things to Do For Free this Month.  # 24 on this list was making use of your local library.  Thing is, though, the library isn't technically free since if you pay taxes, then a portion of [...]

When I was in high school, I read that mainstay of American entrepreneurial lore Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! in which author Robert Kiyosaki urges the American middle class to disdain their safe, secure jobs with benefits and pursue entrepreneurship and investing in [...]

If you know anything about me, you know that when it comes to money, I believe in the small wins.  I truly believe that for people in their 20s and 30s, every penny counts.  Why?  Because we have the advantage of time.  Every dollar that we put into paying down our debt or investing at a [...]

The link to the free $20 to invest through WiseBanyan is at the bottom of this paragraph, but before you click there I ask that you read this entire post first to educate yourself.  More so than getting an extra $20 to invest, I want all of my readers to learn and gain the knowledge that will [...]