Best Personal Finance Tools for Every Financial Planning Stage

Our finances determine our livelihoods. If you make enough money, you can experience the things you want. For example, having lunch served to you on a yacht while relaxing in the glow of the sun. Fall short of your income, saving, and investing goals, and you’ll likely have to settle for less. The old and … 

 

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 – Android and iOS Apps!

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 ninety-nine percent of them no longer do. In fact, investors who still use IAs are throwing away their hard-earned dollars. IAs belong to an age of limited financial information, lack of online services and tools, and few options to invest wisely and … 

 

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 more than 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 previously used PayPal to send money but switched after I reviewed their currency conversion fees which are relatively high. I’m very happy with TransferWise and will detail my … 

 

3 Must-Read Books for Every Investor

Information regarding how to invest is everywhere we look. There are thousands of websites, books, and magazines covering investment and personal finance topics. Most of these resources do nothing but confuse investors who are looking for straightforward, simple, and clear advice. In fact, websites like TheStreet (TheStreet Network) and media personalities such as Jim Cramer …