Creating, Publishing, and Selling Your Own eBook

Publishing your own ebook and selling it on major outlets like Amazon may be easier than you think. If you want to bring your book to the world in a matter of hours, here is a complete guide to preparing your title and getting it listed.

Creating Your Own Financial Good Luck

Earlier this week the Bureau of Labor Statistics released their jobs report for January 2017, which just so happens to mark the last 20 days of the Obama administration. As FiveThirtyEight notes the latest report is starkly different from the one released as the 44th president assumed the office eight years ago. In January of 2009 the […]

Money at 30: The Condo Conundrum

In my on-going homebuying search one option that keeps coming back up is purchasing a condominium. While it may seem silly to buy what is essentially an apartment, there are some perks to condo ownership as well. In fact, depending on your situation and needs, buying a condo could be the right choice for you.

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Money Management

A Guide to the Best Feel-Good Alternative Investments

Nov 28, 2016
Investing is something that most Americans do and yet it still carries a somewhat negative connotation. Many might think of movies like Wall Street featuring lines like “greed is good”... Read More
FinTech

A Guide to Peer to Peer Lending Platforms for Borrowers and Investors

Feb 13, 2017
Back in the late 90s and early 2000s, you may have heard the term “peer to peer” as it related to music sharing services like Napster. About a decade later... Read More
Money Management

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — January 2017

Feb 3, 2017
As a new month begins it's time again for what is quickly becoming one of my favorite features: a look at my top 10 personal finance articles of the month.... Read More
Small Business

3 Things to Do Before Applying for a Small Business Loan

Jan 11, 2017
No matter what kind of business you own or plan on starting, one thing's for sure: you're going to need capital. Thankfully the advent of the Internet and with it... Read More
Small Business

3 New Year's Resolutions Entrepreneurs Should Make for 2017

Dec 22, 2016
The New Year is nearly upon us! While you're (hopefully) enjoying plenty of holiday sales, it's important to think beyond this year's profits and focus on how you can continue... Read More

Final Obama-Era Jobs Report Released As Economic Uncertainty Grows

Earlier this week the Bureau of Labor Statistics released their jobs report for January 2017, which just so happens to mark the last 20 days of the Obama administration. As FiveThirtyEight notes... Read More

Money at 30: Apartment Living and the Costs of Conveniences

This month marks my two-year apartment anniversary. Normally this would be a dreaded time when I need to decide if I want to renew for another year and then budget... Read More

5 Ideas for Improving Employee Morale at Your Small Business

Are your employees happy? Not just happy to receive a paycheck but do they actually enjoy their jobs? Disgruntled employees are not only less likely to do their best work... Read More

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — January 2017

As a new month begins it's time again for what is quickly becoming one of my favorite features: a look at my top 10 personal finance articles of the month.... Read More

Money at 30: Why I Quit Using Acorns

A few months ago I came across Jon's review of Acorns — an investment app that collects your digital loose change automatically from credit and debit card transactions. Like him I... Read More

What the Dow Hitting 20,000 Really Means

Last week the Dow Jones Industrial Average reached a new milestone, surpassing 20,000 for the first time ever. This achievement was quickly heralded by observers (who had been eyeing it for... Read More

4 Terrible Habits That Entrepreneurs Need to Break

Hard truth: we all have bad habits. Whether that means we have some chemical crutches such as nicotine or caffeine or we just maintain some less-than-desirable personality traits, as they say,... Read More

Money at 30: Money at 31

Today marks a somewhat exciting but overall inconsequential event: it's my 31st birthday. I say this is inconsequential because how is 31 really all that different from 30? (and, despite... Read More