7 Options For Your New Side Hustle

A side hustle is a great way to bring in extra cash, test drive a future career interest, or turn your passion into a business. If you’re ready to start a side hustle, check out these seven flexible side hustle options.  1) Transportation and delivery If you have a newer vehicle and can manage the…

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Should You Start a Side Hustle?

It seems like everyone has a side hustle these days. The opportunity to bring in extra income, have a business, and feel less dependent on a paycheck may have you wondering if a side hustle would be right for you too. But how do you know if it’s a good fit in your life right…

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What You Need to Do Now to Financially Prepare for 2022

Every decade, it seems like there’s a “fill in the blank” issue that has never happened before and will forever change our lives. I remember the market crash in the late 1980s, the dot-com bust in the 1990s, Y2K in 2000, the September 11, 2001 attack, the housing bust, and the great recession of 2008-2009.…

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Should I Open a Savings Account for My Kids?

Before opening a savings account, think about why you and your child are saving money. Here are some common reasons Pay for future education expenses Help your child manage the money they make from their job Give your child a lump sum of money when they graduate from high school Your reason for saving the…

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How to Plan for the Cost of College with Your Kids

As a financial coach, I encourage parents to talk to their children about college as early as possible. Nowadays, college is one of the most expensive costs, next to a car or a home. Enrolling, paying, and attending college is also a complicated process. Leaving this in the hands of an 18-year-old is unfair. Your…

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What Are the Benefits of Good Credit?

Equifax, one of the top three credit reporting bureaus, considers credit scores between 670-739 to be good credit scores. FICO is one of the most commonly used credit scoring companies. FICO uses information from credit bureaus like Equifax to calculate a three-digit credit score that represents your credit. The scores are calculated based on five…

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How Do You Establish Credit?

Sign up for SaverLife to earn points and chances to win cash prizes when you read articles like this! Establishing credit is important. Using credit over time creates a credit history (hopefully of on-time payments) that businesses use to decide if they will give you credit. Without a credit history, companies may be hesitant to…

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