Money and Finance

Fun Things That Don’t Cost Much Money

Written by SodaCoffee Staff
There seems to be an unwritten rule that you must spend money to have fun. That is certainly not true. Here is a quick list of some fun things that you can do that cost little or no money. Engage your artistic/creative side: draw, write, read, cook, or make handmade crafts and gifts Encourag Read More

How Do People Afford to Travel So Much?

Written by Mark Pringle
I love to travel. It is a strong and barely controllable desire that is at my core. The problem is that I do not make a lot of money and I never have. The salaries from my jobs over the years would fall into the "slightly above average" USA income bracket. Even so, I have va Read More

A Few Simple Things to Keep in Mind When Investing in a Home

Written by Mark Pringle
Here are a few essential things to keep in mind when buying a house. Buy homes in the best school districts Buy on dead-end streets or cul-de-sacs where there is little traffic Depending on where you live, avoid cookie-cutter homes and purchase in established neighborhoods with trees Buy Read More

Understand the Purpose of Life Insurance

Written by Mark Pringle
Don’t look at life insurance as an investment. Look at it as a way to protect your loved ones in case the breadwinner of the family dies, and the family’s savings do not allow the family to be self-insured. Stick to term life insurance, which is the most basic type of insurance. It co Read More

What Does it Mean to be an Entrepreneur?

Written by SodaCoffee Staff
Have you ever wondered how that local and very small-scale family grocery store makes ends meet and why they go through the effort of owning their family business? Have you questioned how that friend of yours who started manufacturing items in his mother's basement now has an online and "br Read More

How to Choose the Right Bank - Factors to Consider

Written by SodaCoffee Staff
Choosing a bank is one of the most important financial decisions one will ever make. Different banks avail different financial opportunities to their customers. For instance, one bank can offer free checks, high-interest savings accounts, low maintenance fees, etc. It is therefore wise that one cons Read More

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