“The Matrix” released in 1999 to a $463,000,000 worldwide box-office. The premise, “What if the world as we know it is just a computer simulation?” The idea stuck, and to this day people still find themselves wondering how they should behave if none of our actions truly matter. […]
What is more exciting as a kid than playing outside and hearing the ubiquitous jingle of the ice cream truck approaching? Nothing! As a kid I remember waving down the truck and then rushing inside the house to search through the couch cushions for spare change. I didn’t […]
Being in your 20’s is all about making mistakes and learning from them. By learning what mistakes to avoid early you can set yourself to be much better off financially. Because of compound interest, making good financial and investment decisions younger can set you up for life. Here […]
Working a job where you make tips is one of the most satisfying thing I have ever experienced. Even if it’s just a few cents or a dollar every purchase, it quickly adds up. When I first started making tips as a barista, I would always ignore the […]
It can be hard not to reach for your credit card when you see a shiny pair of shoes or drive by that expensive sushi place down the block before your next paycheck, but keeping your purchases consistent is the best way to track your credit. We’ve all […]
Did you know that you can invest less money, but still end up with more money saved for retirement? Because interest is compounding, money you invest grows larger the longer it is invested. Compounding interest means that your interest is earning interest. That means that if you invest […]
Getting your first credit card can be a scary experience. Credit card debt can grow exponentially if you’re not careful and can affect your ability to buy a car, a house, or even get a job. Ideally, spending money you don’t own is never a good idea, but it’s not always practical. Whether for building credit, or making end of month payments, here’s the most common credit card mistakes new credit card users make.
Have you ever gone into the grocery store to buy a can of soda and thought “Man, soda’s more expensive than I remember when I was a kid.” If you have, then you have noticed inflation. What is Inflation? The money you have today is most likely going […]