Changing my own oil was something I always took pride in doing. Not to mention the fact that I enjoyed saving money. Related: Stop Wasting Money on These 10 Things But, is it cheaper to change your own oil? Not really. It might save you a little bit of money, but it's probably not worth… Continue reading Is It Cheaper to Change Your Own Oil?
I used to be pretty passionate about wearing a nice fragrance. I was proud of it -- it was my scent! I made sure I always had some on hand. I thought it would always be a necessary expensive for me -- no matter what the cost. Well, things are starting to change for me.… Continue reading Is Cologne and Perfume a Waste of Money?
When I first started catching catfish in the summer of 2013, I thought it would be cool to catch as much as I could and have a fish fry by Labor Day that same year. That turned out to be successful -- for the most part. When I tried to do it again the following… Continue reading Is Fishing Cheaper Than Buying Fish?
There are many ways to save for retirement, but how do you know which is best? In this article, we'll explore some common ways people save for retirement and which way is best. Let's take a look. You have to investThis probably goes without saying, but in order to effectively save for retirement, you have… Continue reading Best Way to Save for Retirement
How are you supposed to know how much money you need to retire comfortably? In this article, we'll explore the answer to that very important question. Most experts will tell you that you need 80% of your final pre-retirement salary to live on each year, but there are two problems with that: (1) How do… Continue reading How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?
In short, Survey Junkie is worth it; the payout is also worth it. Rather than wasting time on social media - and not getting paid at all - why not take surveys and get paid for it? That's what I've been doing since I discovered Survey Junkie, and I highly recommend it. Here's, basically, what… Continue reading Survey Junkie: Is the Payout Worth It?
For most people, building wealth usually requires that you live on a budget and live on less than you make. That might also mean: stop wasting money on some things. Here is a list of 10 things you might be wasting your money on. 1. Pricey cell phone serviceWithout a doubt, this is a big… Continue reading Stop Wasting Money on These 10 Things
A Roth IRA is probably one of the most powerful investment vehicles for retirement, especially if you want to protect thousands of dollars from taxes. The bad news is, however, not everyone will qualify. You have to meet certain income requirements in order to be eligible to contribute to a Roth. For a single person,… Continue reading Roth IRA Eligibility: What You Need to Know
So you've just inherited a Roth IRA, and it's a lot of money. You're nervous about it because you want to make sure you do the right thing. Well, here are a few things to keep in mind. Is there a will?A will won't make a difference in all cases, but it might give some… Continue reading What to Do With an Inherited Roth IRA?
If you are investing for retirement, you probably own shares in foreign and domestic stocks and bonds. In this article, I explain why that might not be the best approach. In short, US stocks will generally outperform other investments. If you are investing in international stocks and bonds - or even US bonds - you… Continue reading Investing In US Stocks – Why It Matters