Six Reasons to Use PayPal

I’ve been using PayPal since 2005, and their platform is essential to my online personal and business activities. Despite having 190+ million active customers, I meet many individuals who still don’t have an account. What Is PayPal? Founded in 1998, PayPal is a worldwide online payments system that supports payments, transfers, and other financial transactions. They … 

 

How to Become a Millionaire: 10 Lessons Distilled

I want to become a millionaire one day, and I believe I’m on the right track. I make a decent income and am net worth positive (assets minus liabilities). I have very few expenses, no mortgage, no dependents or pets. I’m financially savvy and manage my investments wisely. My goal is to reach the milestone … 

 

8 Ways to Make Money on Your Phone

Making money online is still a popular topic, and it’s how I stay self-employed. Yet, an additional wave of financial and career opportunities has surfaced on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Instead of having to work from a desk or laptop, you can now earn money with possession of only a phone. For … 

 

Say Goodbye to Your Costly “Investment Advisor”

There was a time when investment advisors (IAs) offered reasonable value, but now 99% of them no longer do. In fact, investors who still use IAs are throwing away good money after bad. IAs belong to an age of limited financial information, lack of online services and tools, and few options to invest wisely as … 

 

Here’s How You Boost Your Income and Career Prospects

There is a robust correlation between how much you know (education) and how much you earn (income). The more you can offer your employer or new skills you can bring to your business, the more you can potentially make in salary and revenue. Of all the ways to increase your income and career prospects, becoming more … 

 

Ellevest: Right for Female Investors?

I never became a Sex in the City fan. I watched half an episode to see what all the fuss was about, but it didn’t grab my attention. Still, the series was on target with their message about female empowerment concerning life, relationships, social issues, and other. Fast forward and America is on the cusp … 

 

TransferWise: Cheapest Way to Send Money

It’s been almost a year since I’ve been using TransferWise for foreign exchange transactions and sending money abroad. To date, I’ve transferred £24.4K and saved £760. I had previously used PayPal but switched after I delved into their currency conversion fees which are relatively high. I’m very content with TransferWise and will detail my experiences in … 

 

3 Must-Read Books for Every Investor

Information regarding how to invest is everywhere we look. There are 24-hour finance channels, websites, books, and magazines in the thousands, and a trillion dollar industry pumping out millions of so-called “experts” via financial advisors. Most of these resources do nothing but confuse investors who are looking for straightforward, simple, and clear advice. In fact, websites … 

 

Is PayPal the Best Option?

First things first, any self-employed person, online or offline, who intends on making more than six-figures annually or who plans on being a major player should open a US bank account (assuming he isn’t from the US). Believe it or not, it isn’t that hard to open a US bank account as long as you …