Recently, I got sucked into a random Facebook thread that blew my mind — and not in a good way. The thread, which was started by a journalist in a business-related group I belong to, implored people to share how they planned to spend their tax refund this year. This shouldn’t have been controversial, but it escalated quickly once a few financial planners chimed in.
One in particular shamed the female journalist for even bringing up a tax refund. Financially educated people should never “give an interest-free loan to the government,” he said, adding that people in that particular group should “know better.”
I laughed out loud because, first off, the journalist wasn’t asking for advice on tax refunds; she was asking for personal stories to share in an article she was writing. But, she was a woman, and the amount of mansplaining done by male financial advisors I deal with seems nearly endless. Any time certain financial advisor types see an opportunity to i… Read More
Starting a home-based business is one of the best ways to save money. Imagine being able to save on expensive office space, the commute to the office, and all the other bills that come with having a job or running a business outside of your home.
Once you act on your business ideas you can get creative with how you save money by running a home-based business.
Here are some easy ways in which setting up a home-based business can save a lot of money. So get ready to trade the office for the sofa.
$2000-$3000 on Commutes
The main advantage of running a business from home is you’ll save a lot of money on simply not having to travel to the office. Think about how much you spend on gas just going to and from work every year.
If you must travel for one hour every day that amounts to hundreds of dollars every year.
So how much can you realistically save?
Let’s say you travel 20 or more miles to work. Working from home could save y… Read More
According to the Content Marketing Institute, close to 90% of businesses today are using content marketing to market their goods and services. However, a huge number of businesses struggle with effectively promoting their services on the web due to lack of skills and experience. If you are doubtful on how to leverage this strategy effectively, here are some content marketing tips to consider. Publish Evergreen Content If you want to get the most out of your content marketing strategy, then you must be ready to create content that offers value to you readers regardless of when you publish it. One
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The earliest eons of the universe were turbulent and violent.
Newly found data shows that back then — just 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang set this cosmic experiment in motion — a group of 14 galaxies in the midst of star formation merged and interacted with one another.
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The galaxies found in the new data, which was collected by the European… Read More
A few years ago, if you told people you were blogging, you would often be met with a blank look. Or one that clearly asked, “So, when are you going to get a real job?”
However, things have changed since then. Blogging has become a lucrative occupation. As a matter of fact, some people earn as much as $30,000 a month with a blog. With figures like this, it’s easy to understand why many people are looking for more information on how to create a blog.
What Is Blogging?
In case you have no idea what blogging is, let’s start by giving a definition. The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) defines a blog simply as an online personal diary. A blog contains the blogger’s opinions and thoughts on various elements of life. The name “blog” is a shortening of the words “web log.”
The Difference Between a Website and Blog
Is there a difference between a blog and a website? Indeed there is. A blog is diff… Read More