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Parallel Profits: Is it a Potential Side Hustle Opportunity? 3

Being a personal finance blogger who often writes about side hustles and other money-making opportunities, I'll have people ask me about specific gigs or companies they come across to get my opinion. Earlier this week, a friend of mine sent me a link to an upcoming program called Parallel Profits....

Starting a Blog in 2019: Setting Up, Growing, and Monetizing Your Site 3

It’s crazy to think that, just a few years ago, the term “blog” was just a strange word that few fully understood. Today there are blogs for just about any topic or niche you could conceive of and a diverse array of talented writers producing content for an equally diverse...

Make a Mistake Booking Your Flight? There May Still Be Hope 2

I have some exciting news to share: my wife and I will be heading back to visit Hong Kong this spring! This business trip will include a stop in Atlanta and a 14.5 hour flight to Incheon, South Korea before we land in Hong Kong to cover the opening of...

Next Steps in Investing: Playing the Long Game and Choosing the Best Options 3

During this past year, I finally started investing. Well, let me rephrase that — I started investing aside from a 401(k) or IRA. After dabbling a bit with Acorns, I started investing directly in individual stocks using Robinhood (and recently earning free stocks via Bumped). However, as 2019 gets underway,...

How to Find the Best Starbucks Locations on the Las Vegas Strip

I don't know how I never noticed it before, but Las Vegas is expensive! While part of me still associates the Strip with $9.99 prime rib specials and free self-parking, it seems those days are gone. Instead, I've found myself amazed at how much my week-long stay here in Vegas...

I Bought a Mattress in a Box — How's It Working Out for Me? 2

I've known for a very long time that my wife and I were due for a new mattress. We nearly purchased one when we got married in 2013 as the one I had was inherited from a condo my dad purchased circa 2007 — and who knows how long it...