In today’s edition, we take a look at how to start a business.
Do you find yourself mulling it over from time to time, thinking about how one day you’re going to stop working for The Man and start working for your self?
Or have you already begun the process of creating your own business plan?
There’s so much to consider when beginning a business. We regularly feature podcasts of people who have begun a part-time business on the side in order to earn more money. It’s our hope that you’ll be able to learn from both their successes and their failures, their regrets and their future plans.
Best Quick Money Tips
10 Great Cities for Starting a Business – Do you live in an area that’s conducive to your business growth? Even if moving isn’t on your radar, it’s always good to keep abreast on the current hotspots.
The Five Sales Tactics Every Entrepreneur Must Master – This article includes some good tips even if you’re not new to entrepreneurship.
Bieber (Card) Fever: The Pros and Cons of Prepaid Cards – Despite my issues with the marketing of some cards, prepaid cards do have their place. Bethy from Credit Karma gives a run-down on the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to prepaid cards.
Emergency Fund Secrets: How He Was Ready for a $5,000 Surprise Bill – This couple’s simple strategy for saving made life a lot easier when they found themselves in a car repair bind.
Five Overlooked Tax Deductions that Can Pay Off – We all want to get what’s coming to us, don’t we? Make sure you’re not missing these 5 things.
More Quick Money Tips
3 Tips to Maximize Your Investments – Mike, from The Oblivious Investor, fits everything you need to know about basic investing into 3 categories.
How to Increase Willpower – I join other personal finance bloggers and share my best tip for improving your financial willpower.
14 Must-Read Personal Finance Blogs for Young Professionals – This post includes PT Money in some good company.
The Psychological Effects of Being in Debt – “One of the basic human rights is the right to freedom; freedom to choose, to worship, to think, to believe, and so forth. Being in debt makes you a slave, you have to work to earn money to pay off that debt.”
Debt Related PTSD and Financial PTSD Quietly Hurts Many – PTSD is typically associated with soldiers, and rightfully so. But traumatic stress can be caused by major financial woes, like a bankruptcy or major medical issue. Learn how to deal with financially related PTSD.
Managing Mom’s Money – JD Roth shares a poignant story about having to step in and care for his mother’s finances now that she’s been moved to assisted living. He makes some important discoveries that would be a beneficial read for anyone with aging parents.
Super Bowl Sunday: What We’re Eating, Where We’re Watching, How Much We’re Spending – This Sunday, we’ll be eating lots of veggies, drinking lots of beer, and not sitting in a bar, according to Time.