Is it a white picket fence in the suburbs, a secluded ranch in the countryside, or maybe owning an apartment in a high-rise in the middle of a bustling city?
Owning your own home is a dream of just about everyone.
Whatever your dream of homeownership, don’t let it turn into a nightmare by being unprepared for the true financial responsibility of owning a home.
Take some time to plan your financial situation and be fully aware of what all is involved and owning a home will be a more pleasant, less stressful experience.
Ready or not, there they go!
It’s been 18 or so years where you’ve held the reins and directed your child the best you could. Now they’re about to embark on their own journey. In charge of their own destiny.
A little scary and a little exciting, isn’t it!
Are you ready?
Are they ready?
Do you trust them to handle money the right way?
Before you send them out the door on their way to manage their own finances, try to reinforce a few key points about money. Set them up from day one for financial success.
“Where’d all my money go?”
She was staring blankly at the W2 form showing her supposed income from last year and wondering why her bank account was dry.
She decided to go for a ride to clear her head and passed McDonald’s.
“Yep, some of it went there.”
She thought of all the times she stopped there after work to pick up a quick dinner for the kids because she was too tired to cook.
Continuing on, she drove past countless other businesses who had each claimed part of her paycheck.
Online learning has been gaining popularity in the last several years. Not only can you take advantage as a student, but there are growing opportunities to teach online and earn a nice income from home.
One such company providing teaching opportunities is VIPKID. This company, based in Beijing, China, hires teachers from the United States and Canada to teach English to Chinese children online.
The company currently boasts over 30,000 teachers and more than 200,000 students.