Is it a Hobby or a Business - Tax Implications and Perks

Do you have a hobby that creates a bit of cash flow? In this post we explore the gray area between a hobby and business and the tax considerations both situations.

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Is it a Hobby or a Business - Tax Implications and Perks

Is it a Hobby or a Business - Tax Implications and Perks

Do you have a hobby that creates a bit of cash flow? In this post we explore the gray area between a hobby and business and the tax considerations both situations.

Personal Finance

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A Reverse Bucket List for Financial Freedom

A Reverse Bucket List for Financial Freedom

When it comes to financial goals, avoiding certain things can be just as important as taking action on others. Here are some things NOT to do when it comes to financial freedom.

Personal Finance

How to Become A Lawyer Without Debt

How to Become A Lawyer Without Debt

Did you know you can become a lawyer in the United States without going to law school (and without suffering under a mountain of debt)?

Personal Finance

5 Ways Your Social Circle May Be Costing You a Secure Financial Future

5 Ways Your Social Circle May Be Costing You a Secure Financial Future

It may be hard to notice at first, but your friends may be costing you a secure financial future. In order to avoid the potential negative influence of our friends, here are 5 trends you …

Personal Finance

Are Flexible Spending Accounts Killing Your Retirement Benefits?

Are Flexible Spending Accounts Killing Your Retirement Benefits?

Flexible spending accounts give you a tax break in the short term but come with some drawbacks, including the fact that they reduce your social security benefits. We ran the numbers and went in depth …

Personal Finance

Climbing the Economic Ladder and Why It Gets Easier as You Go

Climbing the Economic Ladder and Why It Gets Easier as You Go

The myth is true - the more wealth a person has the easier it is for them to get even more. This post breaks down the reasons why and shows you how to get a …

Personal Finance, Budgeting

Here's the Real Retirement Killer: Inflation

Here's the Real Retirement Killer: Inflation

Consumers spend their lifetime working toward that magic number that will allow them to retire. Unfortunately, many pre-retirees leave out an important detail that could cost them a large portion of their retirement savings.

Personal Finance, Risk Reduction

How to Improve Your Bottom Line by Eliminating High Interest Debt
  • October 23, 2018
  • by Emily

How to Improve Your Bottom Line by Eliminating High Interest Debt

Debt is a useful tool to meet personal and financial goals like homeownership or going to college. But interest, especially if the rates are high, can cripple your efforts to pay off loans and make …

Personal Finance, Budgeting

How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits in Less Than 140 Characters

How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits in Less Than 140 Characters

The answer in 140 characters: Work 35+ years, earn the maximum, wait as long as possible to retire, minimize income in retirement, avoid state taxes, stay alive.

Personal Finance

8 Ways to Win at Budgeting - Like A Boss

8 Ways to Win at Budgeting - Like A Boss

Ever wonder where all the money goes, live paycheck to paycheck or find yourself running low on cash? Here are some ideas for getting your finances where you want them.

Personal Finance, Budgeting

Rural vs Urban Living - Budgets and Net Worth

Rural vs Urban Living - Budgets and Net Worth

Thinking of moving someplace far away? Here are the differences between rural and urban living in terms of budget, housing, net worth and lifestyle.

Personal Finance, Budgeting

Is Grad School Worth It? Detailed Simulations and Discussion
  • August 31, 2018
  • by Emily

Is Grad School Worth It? Detailed Simulations and Discussion

My master’s degree left me with over $80,000 in debt, at an interest rate that dwarfed the rate I got on my undergraduate loans. I’m not alone among my master’s degree-holding friends in having some …

Personal Finance

Five Ways to Live Rent Free

Five Ways to Live Rent Free

These strategies don’t fit into the mainstream idea of what you “should” be doing as an adult. But if you really want to live rent free, here are a few ideas.

Personal Finance, Homes and Real Estate

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