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What to Do When Your Book Idea Just Isn’t Working 3

Writing a book is never an easy task. From developing your idea to finding the time to put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard, as is more likely the case), it is certainly a journey. Furthermore, at nearly any stage of your book, the whole thing can start to...

Video Creators: Don't Let YouTube's Monetization Changes Get You Down

Earlier this week, YouTube dropped a bombshell on small channels and would-be creators. Starting next month, the terms of the YouTube Partner Program will change to only include channels with more than 1,000 subscribers and over 4,000 hours of watch time in the past year.

What Happens When You Need a Refund on Uber? 2

Last weekend, I got the surprise pleasure of heading out to Orlando and getting to spend a bit of time at Walt Disney World. Naturally, since I flew out and have still not rented a car in my life, my brief visit consisted of quite a few Uber rides (gotta get...

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.