Few financial interactions mystify me more than tipping. Maybe that’s because my tipping experience was limited when I was growing up. You see, I grew up in a rural town and the only tipping I witnessed was when my parents left some extra cash for the waitstaff at the local pizza joint.
Paying off your debt can sometimes feel like fighting a losing battle against an enormous monster. It’s tiring. And you can easily get bogged down by focusing on your total debt amount.
In reality, you win the fight by chipping away at the debt here and there in small pieces, much like a sculptor turns an ugly block of rock into a beautiful model. But, we know, when you’re in the midst of the fight, that part is hard to see.
Industry conferences can be a great way to grow your business. In some cases, they can increase your success faster than you ever expected. But, conferences are expensive. Between the flight, hotel, food and conference fee, the total cost can be several hundred dollars, if not thousands.
You can’t deny the biggest benefit of paying off your debt using the Debt Snowball method. Rather than taking seemingly forever to pay off your debt, you pay off your smallest debts first. These quick wins help sustain you for the long debt-payoff battle until you become totally debt free.
Hostels certainly aren’t five star accommodations, but I saved a bunch of money by staying in a few during my Peruvian adventure.
One of my biggest regrets about my twenties is that I didn’t have very many interesting travel experiences. When I turned 30 last year, I decided that had to change. I signed on for a three-week DIY trip to Peru with one of my good friends from grad school. In true Millennial fashion, we decided to do it as cheaply as possible and stay in backpacker-style hostels, ...
Synchrony Bank is a relative newcomer to the banking scene, having opened up right around the same time as the World Wide Web was being developed in the late 1980s. Today, it’s one of the largest online-only banks around, offering a range of products including high-interest savings accounts, CDs, money market accounts, and IRAs.
Imagine if you could teach your children the basics of investing, they might have an important leg up when they become adults. What you teach them could pay off in dividends—literally.
Last year, Amy and Tim Rutherford took four trips across Colorado and California, visiting three different cities via car and plane for a total of 26 nights.
The final price tag for these trips? $1,434.39.
That’s $55.17 per day, Snickers bars included.
Most Americans probably think of fancy white-collar stock traders on Wall Street when they think of Goldman Sachs, a global investment firm that’s been around since the late 19th century.