There are some people who argue that the college costs for some degree programs are beginning to outweigh their real-world usefulness and that parents don’t necessarily have an obligation to pay for additional schooling once their kids reach legal adulthood.Skipping over the validity of such debates, there are still...
In 1894, the people of New Zealand enacted the first minimum wage law in the world. This ruling covered all their citizens and industries, not just a few of them. Australia was the next to get in on the act. Their laws were initially created to protect people in...
Want to find easy ways to earn money? While we often are told that there are no "easy money" solutions, the truth is a bit more different than you'd expect it to be. We live in a capitalistic society, and that means that you can make money in just...
Most people are waiting for the next big recession to hit, and if history has taught us anything, it's bound to happen. With all eyes on the potential of a stock market crumbling to bits, it's hard to overlook a silent (but increasingly worrisome) storm on the horizon.Whether it's...
If you've followed the budget saving vacation tips I mentioned in my earlier article but still find yourself coming up short of funds, here are some additional ways to make the tallies balance out.Select Cheaper Accommodation ChoicesThe cost of hotels, particularly those with stars attached, quickly adds up. Young...
Passive income is something that everyone should cultivate, primarily because it allows you to keep earning money without having to put in work. Most, if not all, financial gurus will tell you that passive income is what makes it possible to become rich.Typically, people think of passive income as...
Over the past few days, there have been numerous headlines stating that housing affordability is in a serious free fall. Of course, you have to understand what that is in order to understand how these changes could affect you. After all, home affordability is a complex equation that is...
"She only loved me for my money!" is a lament we've all heard, either in jest or as a real cry for help. As much as people call it a trope, there's a lot of good reason for people to worry about their bank accounts while looking for love.Whether...
If you aren’t yet saving up for retirement, you could be doing yourself a disservice. That’s particularly true if your employer offers a 401k plan and you haven’t taken advantage of it because you’re not sure what it is or how it works.The Basics401k plans are named for the...
When we grow up, we often hear our parents and grandparents give us advice on how to be successful. The advice they offer is given to us with hopes that we will take it, become wealthier than they are, and do right by the world around us.However, not all...
Studies have shown that taking regular vacations is good for your health. The trouble is that going away is not equally beneficial to your budget. You must first have money to spend it, after al, but there are plenty of things that people on limited budgets can do to...
A quick web search will tell you that Bitcoin is a form of cryptocurrency that has been in existence since 2009 when it was created by someone called Satoshi Nakamoto. That's great if you already know what cryptocurrency is or why we would actually need it to be created...