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Entering Self-Employment: How to Prepare for Leaving Your Day Job

Hurdles like retaining our health insurance, preparing for tax time, and others have shown us that self-employment isn’t something to be taken lightly. However, as long as you’re prepared for these personal and financial changes, working for yourself can be extremely rewarding and is something I’d recommend to anyone willing to listen.

Great Gift Ideas for the International Traveler in Your Life

For those who love to travel, any gift that either makes their trip easier or allows them to do more on their adventures is a win. Although the main gift-giving holidays may be over for this year, these ideas are evergreen and something to keep in mind for future birthdays, anniversaries, or just because.

8 Financial Tools to Help You Start 2018 Right

Regardless of whether your 2017 was sweet or rotten, a new year means another chance to meet your money goals. That said, while these favorite apps and tools of mine can help you get your finances on track, it's ultimately up to you to do the hard work required to pay down debts, build up your savings, or cut your spending.

Curious About Crypto? Invest Your (Digital) Spare Change

Another day, another flood of Bitcoin headlines. Yes, it seems like 2017 has been the year of cryptocurrencies, despite that fact that most of us are likely still in need of a 101 class on the basics of blockchain and Bitcoin. While the space has certainly had its ups and...

Practical Holiday Gifts to Add to Your Wish List

When I was a bit younger, the item at the top of my Christmas list each was cash. For many years, it was the only thing on my list (although few actually fulfilled my request). Alas, as I grew up, I decided to try going a different route with my...

What You Need to Know About Apple Pay Cash

More than two months after Apple debuted iOS 11, one the features teased for the update has finally rolled out: Apple Pay Cash. This peer to peer payment service — akin to Square Cash or Venmo — allows users to send money via iMessage (or even ask Siri to do...