How to Invest $100, $1,000, or $10,000

Do you think investing is only for the super-rich? This is a common misconception, and finance expert Eric Rosenberg has tips to get you started with investing. If you are new to investing, getting started can be intimidating. New investors often believe that investing in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds requires hours of education or...
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Bolstering Finances while Earning Minimum Wage

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shares strategies to bolster your finances while earning minimum wage. In 2014, McDonald’s released a budget designed for a typical worker earning minimum wage (a money situation that many of their employees are all too familiar with). This was a laughable budget that sent the interwebs ablaze with criticism, mostly...
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5 Easy Ways to Earn More from Home

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shares five ways that you can earn more money from home. The idea that you can ditch the 9-5 and earn money from your home is growing in both popularity and probability. Especially due to the recession where layoffs were rampant and getting rehired was much more difficult, people have...
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Get Out of Debt to Purchase Your First Home

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shows you how to get out of debt so that you can finally purchase your first home. There are multiple reasons why you want to get out of debt before buying your first home. Aside from the obvious ones—so that you have greater cash flow to actually pay the mortgage...
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Top 5 Personal Finance Podcasts

Craving a podcast as good as Serial? RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shares her Top 5 personal finance podcasts. As many of you have learned from a love affair with Serial, nothing beats a good podcast when driving in a car. Whether commuting or road tripping, a good podcast will keep you company, impart knowledge and...
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Save Money in These 5 Areas of Your Budget

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shows you how to increase your cash flow without sacrifice. For many of us, especially with the higher-than-normal unemployment rate the country is still experiencing, getting a raise is not on the horizon. Sure, it might happen a year or two from now. But the likelihood of increasing our monthly...
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When to Justify Spending as an Investment

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman discusses when to justify spending as an investment, and when to pass on what might seem like a good opportunity. Have you ever caught yourself justifying a purchase you’re about to make by saying something like, “yeah, but it’s an investment”? Or perhaps you have comforted yourself with this phrase...
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Financing a Car with Good, Bad or Ugly Credit

Need a loan for your next car purchase but don’t know where to start? Finance expert Eric Rosenberg has an inside view to get you on the road no matter what your credit looks like. Buying a car can be an expensive endeavor. While some used cars sell for less than a thousand dollars, if you...
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Our Favorite Debt Elimination Tools for 2015

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shares several debt elimination tools that will reduce both your repayment period as well as overall interest paid. Looking to get out of debt…before you retire? There are debt elimination tools you can use so that enjoying debt freedom well before social security statements become part of your daily vocabulary...
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5 Ways to Avoid Depending on Seasonal Work

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shows you how to make part-time income that lasts more than one season. Picking up extra work around the holidays, summertime, or seasonally is a great way to give your overall budget a temporary infusion of cash. But what if you’re looking for a more even flow of extra cash?...
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