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A Better Way to Support Nonprofits

Robert Peterpaul | Posted 08.26.2016 | Impact
Robert Peterpaul

Cultivated out of a need to do more, MyFiki was cofounded by NJ natives, Rafik Tawadrous and Tara Fardellone. After a long history of volunteering and donating until their pockets were empty, the pair felt their work wasn't enough to fulfill the needs of the nonprofits they supported.

3 Keys to Building a Business While Getting Out of Debt

John Rampton | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Debt can certainly get in the way of your financial goals like investing in the market or starting your own business, there's no doubt about that. However, plenty of people have built businesses while simultaneously getting out of debt.

3 Reasons Your Credit Score's Name Doesn't Matter

Odysseas Papadimitriou | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Odysseas Papadimitriou

Don't get me wrong: Your credit standing is extremely important. And you'd better care about it if you like saving money. But as long as you're monitoring your standing with the help of a reputable score, neither how it's branded nor what version it happens to be really matters.

How To Make Money With A Book

Tucker Max | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Tucker Max

If you want to make money from a book, don't focus on selling copies, use your book as a marketing tool that gets you attention and sales for something else.

Why Living 'Within Your Means' Is A Big Trap

Pamela Madsen | Posted 08.23.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

"Our Means" talks about what we currently have in our lives. Staying within our means speaks to limitations and living smaller then what you believe you have in your financial, sexual and emotional boxes. The rationale is pretty simple.

Six Ways to Save On Your Next Car

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Have you decided what you're looking for in your next car? Perhaps it's the eco-friendly nature of a fuel efficient car or the power and capacity of a...

The High Price of Student Loan Forgiveness

Richard Barrington | Posted 08.19.2016 | College
Richard Barrington

Finance has a way of turning useful tools into dangerous weapons. The U.S. saw this a decade ago with mortgages, and now a similar problem is shaping ...

Nonprofit Deposits $1M Into Nation's Largest Black-Owned Bank

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.20.2016 | Black Voices

A photo posted by OneUnited Bank (@oneunited) on Jul 19, 2016 at 12:35pm PDT One bank that helped propel the #BankBlack movement just got a hug...

How to Plan for College Tuition When You Have Two or More Kids

Catherine Alford | Posted 08.17.2016 | Parents
Catherine Alford

I did not jump for joy or do a pregnant cartwheel when I saw those two little dots on my ultrasound. If I'm being honest, I was scared. Very, very scared to be exact.

4 Questions to Ask When You're Looking For a Good Accountant

John Rampton | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
John Rampton

One of the questions I see bloggers and freelancers asking the most is what they should look for in a good accountant. Many of them, understandably, have been W-2 employees their entire lives and could get away with firing up TurboTax once a year. However, as many freelancers come to learn, working for yourself isn't that simple when it comes to taxes.

How To Talk About Money With The People You Love

Lauren Bowling | Posted 08.16.2016 | Money
Lauren Bowling

Figuring out finances with a loved one is a marathon, not a race, so don't be discouraged if you just scratch the surface on the first talk.

8 Alternatives to Taking Out Student Loans

Aja McClanahan | Posted 08.15.2016 | Education
Aja McClanahan

If you (or your child) want to avoid taking out student loans for college tuition, the good news is that there are more options than ever to do so. If a debt-free education is the goal, consider the possibilities.

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Sherlock Holmes' Financial Situation

Quora | Posted 08.12.2016 | Weird News
Quora

Is Sherlock Holmes rich? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique in...

Before You Say 'I Do,' Have The Money Talk

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 08.12.2016 | Weddings
Rani St. Pucchi

Having had these discussions early on will radically transform your relationship and forge an even stronger tie with your loved one. It proves that you are not marrying each other for their money and that your intentions are to grow together and nurture a meaningful life with each other.

How to Find the Right Financial Advisor for You

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

If having a dedicated professional to help you manage your money sounds appealing, consider looking into a financial advisor - regardless of your inco...

4 Ways Millennials Redefine Life

Kristian Henderson | Posted 08.08.2016 | Women
Kristian Henderson

By definition, a millennial is someone who is born between 1982 and 1994. But here is a secret, you do not have to be born during a certain year to claim the millennial lifestyle. Anyone, at any age, can have the millennial mindset. Don't hate us, join us! Here are four rules you can break so you can be on your way to living the millennial lifestyle. After all, breaking rules is an essential part of being a millennial.

How to Pad Your Travel Fund

Jetsetter.com | Posted 08.05.2016 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

Saving enough cash to sweep yourself off on a dream getaway can seem like an impossible feat (especially with Apple Pay making impulse buys that much ...

10 Tips For Becoming A Knowledgeable Renter

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Moving into a new apartment can be exciting. The opportunity for a fresh start or next step, and exploring a new area or living with new people can le...

You Don't Need a Fortune to Start a Business, But You Do Need This

Quora | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Quora

What can I do if I can't afford to start a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answer...

Ideal Client Clarity Can Make Or Break Your Business: Truth or Myth?

Chanel Cumberbatch | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
Chanel Cumberbatch

So does an ideal client really exist? And do you really need to be clear on who your ideal client is? Yes and YES!

This Is What Everyone Always Gets Wrong About Their Finances

Quora | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
Quora

What are some basic financial principles that people often don't understand? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compel...

Need More Money? 8 Creative Ways To Make That Happen

Carol Morgan | Posted 08.01.2016 | Women
Carol Morgan

I was speaking with a friend yesterday, and she was telling me about how her boyfriend was a general contractor who did all types of renovation and handy man jobs. Being a single mom who owns my own house, I frequently look around and see what either needs to be fixed or what kind of fun renovations I would like to do if I had lots of extra money.

10 Ways My Summer Abroad Grew Me

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Liz Domeck of Elon University Traveling is so much more than just checking off countries and cities on a list; it is about discovering and ...

There's No Shortage Of Money. Ever.

Samantha Bennett | Posted 07.29.2016 | Arts
Samantha Bennett

There are lots and lots of people spending lots and lots of money on all kinds of things all the time. It may not be in your wallet right this second, but it's out there and it's not that hard to get.

Making Financial Literacy Fun

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

What important lessons will you teach your children this summer? Riding a bike? Sharing with others? How about teaching them important financial skill...