Personal finance tips from a CPA, money saving advice, tax advice
I did a thing last month. I ventured into the deep dark ocean of travel hacking. What compelled me to do this? Post after post on social media bragging how (insert name of famous blogger) scored first-class tickets to Paris, Australia, or Peru for free or next to free, by using this or that travel hacking tip. I have always questioned giving up good solid cash back in lieu of points but last month something made me investigate this whole unexplored realm and it was an enlightenment.
It's a very confusing time for homebuyers, the housing market appears to have peaked but interest rates continue to edge upwards and so do rents. Is now a good time to buy a home or should you hold out a while longer hoping for prices and/or interest rates to fall?
Rising Costs: How Can you Make Ends Meet: Today I read this Facebook post by a local single mom: "I truly don’t understand how the middle to lower class people are going to make it through this inflation. I am a single mom and I’m struggling to make it.
I received this check in the mail a few days ago, it's my dividend check from my shares in Terracycle. $80.80 may not seem like much but when you consider that is the return on a $1000 investment you'll realize that this is an 8.08% dividend! This positively makes me giddy. Does sustainable investing pay? It certainly does!