10 Tips to Keep Income Flowing - Updated for 2024!

Penny-pinching, while admirable, is only one slice of the personal finance pie. Sure, I’m all about snagging a deal or two. But let’s be real, scrimping can only get us so far. It’s all about the greenbacks, folks. You can’t squirrel away what you haven’t pocketed first! Picture this: a bucket brimming with water, just sitting there. You could run around, plugging holes, but guess what? That water’s going to evaporate over time....

December 1, 2023 · 4 min

Don’t Pay Cash – Just Charge it on a Credit Card Instead!

In the financial realm, there’s an old adage: “Cash is king.” This saying implies that having cashon hand puts you in a better position than promising future payments. Think about it – isn’t it more appealing to sell to someone who pays upfront in cash than to someone who offers to pay the same amount later? On the flip side, as consumers, many still cling to cash payments. The mere thought of swiping a credit card for purchases can send a few into a state of unease, riddled with worries about spiraling into debt....

November 29, 2023 · 4 min
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Google Sheets as Financial Planners

In the labyrinth of personal finance, the once-gated gardens of wealth management are now open fields, thanks to the unassuming hero: Google Sheets. This digital ledger, a staple of the Silicon Valley giant’s suite, has become the go-to for penny pinchers and investment gurus alike. It’s a brave new world where the secrets of finance are no longer whispered in the hallowed halls of Wall Street but shouted from the digital rooftops....

September 9, 2023 · 14 min

Thinking Like Entrepreneur While Being an Employee

When we’re at work, we are employees paid to take care of certain responsibilities. Your salary, or your wage, is what you get to fulfill your role for your employer. In this sense, we are employees – and not entrepreneurs. Nevertheless, I’ve been thinking that we are all entrepreneurs in one sense or another. Regardless of what we do, or even to some degree what we do for our employers, we’re entrepreneurs cloaked as employees....

September 3, 2023 · 3 min
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Why is personal finance dependent upon your behavior?

The Psychology of Money Understanding the Mindset Personal finance is dependent on behavior, primarily due to the psychology of money. Our thoughts and beliefs about money shape our financial decisions. For instance, having a scarcity mindset often leads to saving money and avoiding non-essential purchases. In contrast, an abundance mindset may encourage risk-taking and investing in high-return opportunities. By understanding and evaluating your money mindset, you can make better financial choices that align with your long-term goals....

April 7, 2023 · 6 min