Posts categorized under ‘Personal Finance’

4 Ways to Spend Less Time On Your Personal Finances

People don’t like to talk about money, and when it comes to creating (and sticking to) a budget, balancing your checkbook, or tracking spending, well, no one wants to do it.

You don’t need to live in a cardboard box, subsisting on ramen noodles three times a day. Nor do you need to spend every waking minute on money matters.

How Freelancing Can Help Start Your Business

Yes, freelancers do get to set their own hours. And, you’re right, they can take a Dorito break any time they want. And, sure, they do get to do all of this while ensconced in their favorite flannel pajamas.

But there’s more to freelancing than meets the eye. Despite the casual dress code and extremely flexible schedule, freelancing can actually help you succeed as an entrepreneur–building your own business empire.

5 Reasons Being Self Employed Sucks

The self-employed make their own hours and have the freedom to work hard or hardly work.

However, while the idea of being your own boss is nice, the uncertainty and financial constraints of being self-employed can be a harsh reality.

Who Wants To Be an Entrepreneur?

More and more people are seriously considering how they could realize their dreams of becoming their own boss. Taking the plunge into entrepreneurship is not for the faint hearted, but it can be incredibly rewarding to those who have the skills, talent and drive that is necessary to succeed.

Can MoGro Replace Financial Advisors?

No, this isn’t some diabolical plan to replace people with robots at local brokerage firms (hmmm…).

It’s actually an acknowledgement that having to pay financial advisors steep commissions and hefty fees is often times a barrier that stops the average person from investing.

Yet, not being knowledgeable about investing can be equally costly, so that most people have been restricted to the traditionally less profitable investment vehicles such as bank savings accounts and CDs. What to do?

10 Must Have FREE Personal Finance Apps for iPhone

In the world of finance free is king. When trying to plan your financial future, retirement, or even weekend date, you want to save as much money as possible, while keeping a close eye on your personal finances. With the boom in mobile technology, your iPhone can help you save hundreds, and without costing you a dime. So here is a list of 10 must have, and Free, iPhone apps.