People don’t just wake up one day and become millionaires unless you’re born into a rich family, of course. Most people can’t even pay off all their student debt or purchase a house.
If you want to get ahead, you have to make risky or difficult life decisions. And then follow through with these decisions until it’s a lifestyle over an extended time.
What are the key financial decisions that can change your life for the better and the future?
Living below your means is spending less than you earn. …
Reflecting on my college graduation countdown, I remember the unsettling fear caused by the uncertainty of my future employment. Coupled with student debt, it’s not a pretty picture.
College is a culmination of carefully outlined steps in your education. I followed a strict class schedule filled with required classes to qualify as prerequisites for advanced courses. I prepared for classes based on the structured syllabus distributed on the first day of class, outlining the midterms and finals dates.
And then those tests and finals are replaced with neverending interviews and surprises around every corner into the so-called “real world.”
Fast forward years later into my post-grad life, here are five things that I wish I could go back in time to prepare and reassure myself. …
It seems like this annoying conundrum that your friend who has never been in a long-term relationship has the wisest advice.
Additionally aggravating is that guidance isn’t sugar-coated. Instead, it’s the truth, and it hurts.
What is the ultimate reason why your single friends often have the best advice?
Just break up.
I have a friend that whenever she says these three crucial words — she’s right. It’s the end of the road.
The “just” is spoken because she’s had enough of the venting. She knows there is no point in hanging onto a relationship, even if it’s long term. …