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For Part-time Entrepreneurs, How To Find A Side Business And Make It Successful

Advice for finding side business ideas and making your part-time business a success.

The side hustle is perhaps the single best thing you can do for your finances and your career. But getting started is the hardest part. Advice on finding your muse and ensuring your side business goes the distance.

Funny Money: 5 Money Lies People Tell You

Lies people tell you about money.

When it comes to money, almost everyone lies. Here’s how to see through five common money lies so many people tell.

Funny Money: How To Collect Money From People Who Owe You

A guide to getting back money from just about anybody who owes you money.

If someone owes you money — a friend, a client, a company — collecting that debt will require you to be persistent and shameless. Although it might be tempting to grab a tire iron and threaten physical violence, these tricks for collecting money owed will help you apply some pressure without landing in prison.

How The Sunk Cost Fallacy Leads You To Make Crappy Financial Decisions

The sunk cost fallacy is an economic principal that can cause us to make irrational decisions based on past expenses that cannot be recovered.

In economics, a sunk cost is a past expense that cannot be recovered. Too often, we mistakenly let these sunk costs influence personal financial decisions. Learning to identify the sunk cost fallacy can help us make better decisions by looking ahead, not back.

Funny Money: 5 Money Mistakes To Avoid In Your 20s

dejected twenty something

Sure, your 20s are a time to mess up, learn from your mistakes, and grow wiser before life gets even harder. But kind of like herpes, some money mistakes will come back to haunt you year after year. Here are a few you want to try to avoid.

Five Money Talks To Have Before You Get Married

It takes married couples longer to recover from financial arguments than any other kind.

Research shows that it takes married couples longer to recover from money arguments than any other kind. The cure is to talk about money honestly, early and often.

The Fact Our High Schools Don’t Teach This Subject Is Appalling; Meet The 24-year Old Who Is Fixing It

High School Teacher

24-year old Ted Gonder saw something horribly wrong in America’s high schools and started a program to fix it. And President Obama has already called it “one of the best new social innovations anywhere”.

Funny Money: 5 Things Soccer Can Teach You About Money

soccer player kicking a ball - what fun

Soccer fan or not, you can’t escape the World Cup. Watch a match or two and you just might see that success in football has a bit in common with success in finance.

Five Things To Do Now That Will Ensure You Don’t Regret Your Life When You’re 80

Decisions you make in your 20s and 30s can lead to regrets later in life; some advice.

Life is a chain of difficult decisions: About love, about work, about money. How you approach these decisions in your 20s and 30s may make you happier later in life.

Money Does, In Fact, Buy Happiness, But Only If You Use It Right (Here’s The Secret)

Does money buy happiness? Yes and no. The surprising facts.

Whomever said “money doesn’t buy happiness” didn’t have all the facts. Here, research shows how using money in certain ways, but not others, can actually make you happier.