Life-changing ways to invest in yourself
Investing, Tips

13 Life-Changing Ways to Invest in Yourself

If you found this post, it is likely because you are ready to take the first step toward investing in yourself. Congratulations! You’d be hard-pressed to find a person who says, “I don’t want to invest in myself”. That’s because everyone knows that even a small investment can greatly improve your quality of life! To successfully invest in yourself, you…

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Investing, Saving Money, Tips

13 Best Wealth Management Apps (2022)

With so many options for keeping track of your money, it can become overwhelming to decide which financial tools you should use. That is why I wanted to pull together a list of the 13 best wealth management apps, along with the ones I personally use, so that you can pick the best one for you. I’ve used most of…

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Starting a Business, Tips

15 Important Skills for Business Owners

There are many important skills business owners should know and continually work on. Developing new skills and refining old ones is perhaps one of the most important business investments you will make. You may have some of these skills already, but you will find that a successful business owner needs to reach some level of proficiency in almost all of…

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Tips

A Complete Guide: Where to Cash a Check

When you are starting to learn all about the world of banking, it can feel that there are so many different items to consider and steps to take. Banking should not feel overly complicated. In fact, banking is here to help you! Many things that seem scary, like the steps you need to take to cash a check, are actually…

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Kat's Story, Making Money, Saving Money, Tips

20 Money Lessons

Money lessons can be found anywhere, especially during last year. Let’s be real, everyone walked away from 2020 with some sort of money lesson or personal finance revelation.  This was a hard year for the globe and one that will change most people’s relationship with money for the rest of their lives.  I have had several such revelations over the…

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Tips

Don’t Wait for Opportunity, Create It

We’ve all heard the saying, “Don’t put off for tomorrow what you can do today”. As we enter into the New Year, this saying is something that has been on my mind almost every single day.  I’m one of those people that firmly believe that it shouldn’t take a new year for you to create new habits. In fact, I…

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How to Make $100 a day
Making Money, Tips

How to Make $100 in a Day

“How to make $100”- Your new daily goal! If you are able to make $100 a day, by the end of the year you will have $36,500. If you use some of my money-making tips, in addition to your 9-5 job, you could be ending the year with some substantial savings. Some of these tips are about making money as…

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Saving Money, Tips

FreeTaxUSA Review (2020)

Welcome to my FreeTaxUSA Review for 2020! FreeTaxUSA has been my go-to tax filing service for years. It is actually the only online platform I’ve ever used to file my taxes because it is so easy! I first found it when I was trying to do my taxes by myself in college and it was recommended by the IRS’s website.…

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Tips

Grammarly Premium Review for SEO

Welcome to my Grammarly Premium Review for SEO! Grammarly is hands down one of the most impactful writing tools I have ever used, which is why I am proud to be an affiliate for them (this post contains affiliate links). I’ve been using Grammarly’s free grammar checker for about 6 years now. It is actually one of the first tools I began…

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10 responsible ways to spend your tax refund
Saving Money, Tips

10 Responsible Ways to Spend Your Tax Return

Want to discover 10 Responsible Ways to Spend Your Tax Return? You’ve come to the right place! Well, tax season is finally over! Chances are pretty good that you’ve received your tax return by now and it’s probably a significant windfall for you. If you are no longer a college student that has already earmarked that money for rent, you…

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Saving Money, Tips

Easiest Tax Credit and Deductions for 2020

This post has been updated with the easiest tax credits and deductions for 2020. This post does contain affiliate links for products that I trust and use myself. If you buy something with the link, I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Every tax season I wonder to myself, “What random tax credit and deductions…

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Saving Money, Tips

4 Best Financial Tips for 2020

Here are my 4 best financial tips for 2020! These tips are easy to implement and will help you build a foundation for the new year. Financial tip #1:  Perform a financial audit It is so easy to add on new, recurrent expenses throughout the year. That is why I like to take 15-minutes every year to tally up how…

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