8 Ways To Improve Your Personal Finance Situation

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Here are 8 ways to improve your personal finance situation. There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that it is absolutely essential to properly manage personal finances. Whether you’re saving for a rainy day, making sure you’re covered if the car breaks down or the washer breaks, planning a vacation, budgeting… Read More

How My Most Expensive Mistake Changed My Life

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Here is a story of how my most expensive mistake changed my life. Now Let’s Talk Money: Meet Millennials Series with Ian Ian Spencer I haven’t always been financially responsible. When I was growing up, I had various part time jobs and I spent every dollar from those jobs. In… Read More

A Beginner’s Guide to Money Management and Budgeting

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Taking the time to have better money management and budgeting skills can really pay off. Back in college, I would always procrastinate when it came to financial tasks. I’d find some reason or another to put off anything to do with money for another day. After a while, though, being… Read More

$60K in Student Loan Debt: What I’m Doing About It

I went to college and not surprisingly I also graduated with student loan debt. A lot of student loan debt. Around 60K in student loan debt. Let’s Talk Money: Meet Millennials Series with K.P. College, for me, was an interesting educational environment. I was taught all the concepts when what… Read More

When Is an MBA Worth It?

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Is an MBA worth it? If you’re debating whether or not to get a Master of Business Administration (MBA), in order to enhance your career opportunities, receive increased compensation and job promotions but are taken back about the cost of graduate school? The question becomes, is earning an MBA worth… Read More

Millennials Are Screwed Financially, Or Are They?

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When I started thinking about writing a piece for the Millennial Money Guide, there were so many things that I could mention to the millennial generation.  Do I mention that 50% of American households cannot afford an unexpected bill of $500 or more, or only 35% of credit card holders… Read More

Should You Seek Student Loan Forgiveness Under Trump or Pay Them off Early

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The average college undergraduate comes out of college roughly $30,000 in debt. Business professionals and other higher educational students who borrowed money had a median debt load of $41,000. This does not include the averages for law school or medical school graduates whose debt averages are much higher. Should you… Read More

My Top Tips For Paying Off Debt and How To Save Money

Meet Millennials Series with Jay from Simple Money Living My name is Jayson Bastien, CPA, CA and I founded Simple Money Living in 2015 through a ten article series. I want to live in the now (which is tough), in a simple manner, with money! In 2016, I took the… Read More

How to Use Side Hustles to Pay Off Debt

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If the huge credit card debt or student loans are taking a toll on your personal financial life, then you can think of a side hustle. It plays a significant role in helping to generate some extra money. Thus, you can pay off debt aggressively by making the debt payment.… Read More