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How I Made $300/hr as a High School Student

How I Made $300/hr as a High School Student

As I write this, I’m really telling this story to “older me”, because sadly, “older me” is more afraid to fail than younger me was. Perhaps the increased failure rate I’ve encountered as an adult has encouraged me to fail less. I need to start failing more, just like I did in college. I turned out fine, and so will you. A story in which everyone has the same chance It was senior year of high school, and the guidance…

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How to Make a 20+ Percent Return When Losing Weight: HealthyWage

How to Make a 20+ Percent Return When Losing Weight: HealthyWage

Every year as January rolls around, we hear the same resolutions over and over. Most of them are for losing weight. 95 percent of people fail to complete their new years resolutions. I’m sure you’ve been through it as you start going to the gym in January, and before long you’ve stopped and forgotten all about your goal. It’s only week 4 of the new year. How are you doing? Well, I recently found a company that is trying to change…

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Top 8 Posts of 2017

Top 8 Posts of 2017

Though this blog is a baby bird still in its nest, I still want to celebrate the wins this blog has had over the past year! So here’s a list of the top 8 posts of 2017 :). Enjoy! 1. Hustle In Your 20s To Be Financially Independent In Under 10 Years I did the math behind how much faster you could retire if you took up a side hustle. There’s a limit to how much you can save on…

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Favorite Books of 2017

Favorite Books of 2017

Compound interest grows exponentially, so why not read, to compound your knowledge? 🙂 I like to read books in the behavioral economics, finance, and personal growth department, so my books will mainly reflect that. They’re listed below unranked — just 15 of my favorite out of the 52 books I read last year. 1. Guns Germs and Steel: Jared Diamond Have you ever wondered why Europe was building multi-level stone buildings, while developed Asian countries at the time were mostly…

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8 Tips for Creating Your Own Financial Luck

8 Tips for Creating Your Own Financial Luck

1. Know the Market Price There are a ton of people who go out to yard sales, thrift stores, and estate sales and buy things for incredibly cheap prices, and turn around and sell it on eBay, Amazon, etc. When most people hear their story, they say things like,”Oh, they must be incredibly lucky! That kind of thing never happens to me!” First of all, this is a defeatist attitude. Second of all, the reason they can do this is…

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Side Hustle: 7 Ways to Make Money With Your Body Legally

Side Hustle: 7 Ways to Make Money With Your Body Legally

There’s a lot of side hustles out there, but here’s a bunch of low activation or high-paying ways to make money with your body legally. Fun times. Get Paid to Poop!  In Boston, there’s a center accepting poop for $40 per donation. You have to commit to going 3 times a week for 60 days. But it’s something you were going to flush down the toilet anyway – why not get paid to do it? That’s $480 a month, or…

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i401k or SEP IRA: An extra $54,000 in tax advantaged retirement accounts a year

i401k or SEP IRA: An extra $54,000 in tax advantaged retirement accounts a year

If you’re self-employed or have a side hustle, you have the best retirement accounts available to you. Have you ever wondered if an i401k or SEP IRA was better? A normal 401k has a contribution limit of $18,000, with an additional $6,000 in catch-up contributions if you’re 50 and older for the year of 2017. For an IRA, your maximum contribution is $5,500, with an additional $1,000 catch-up contribution if you’re 50 and older. For the long-term, I’d recommend a…

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Hustle in your 20s to be financially independent in under 10 years

Hustle in your 20s to be financially independent in under 10 years

Sometimes it seems impossible to reach financial independence. That kind of thinking is wrong — you can easily do it in less than 10 years. You’re awake for 16 hours a day, 112 hours a week. What do you do with your time? Throwing around some numbers, it’s around an hour a day to eat, an hour at the gym 5 times a week to stay healthy and active, an hour a day for your commute, 8 hours a week…

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Make a few thousand dollars by saving for an emergency fund or moving it around

Make a few thousand dollars by saving for an emergency fund or moving it around

According to Vanguard, 60 percent of Americans don’t have enough saved up to last 3 months. I shudder to think of what the number is when it comes to 6 months. Given that we’re 10 years past the last recession, we’re due for layoffs soon — No, I’m not one of the people who call for a market dip every year, but sometime during your working life, you will most likely be laid off. Plus with all the continued automation and…

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The 401k match, free money and 100% return!

The 401k match, free money and 100% return!

  Have you ever read your benefits package? It’s kind of fun. You see all sorts of cool things that most people never take advantage of. My favorite? The 401k match. Free money for you! Do you know what your 401k match is? If not, you need to find out. It’s an AMAZING way to get a 100 percent return, or at the very least free money. You can ask your Human Resources department for your benefits. In large firms,…

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