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Having a garage sale is simple. You open your garage, throw some signs up, and wait for people to come and give you money for your stuff. Like most things in life, though, if you put a little effort into your garage sale, you will get rid of your items quicker and make more money. […] The post Garage Sale Tips: How to Increase Your Sales appeared first on Just Start ...
Posted: Feb 19 2020 @ 11:56 PM
What if instead of receiving spam emails and lame 25% off deals in your inbox every morning, you received relevant (and entertaining) news that made you smarter in 5 minutes? That’s what Morning Brew is striving to do, and we’ve got a comprehensive review of their free service below. I’m not the first to say […] The post Morning Brew Review: The Modern Newspaper appeared first on Just Start Investing. ...
Posted: Feb 16 2020 @ 12:01 PM
Go ahead, ask a couple of financial experts, “how much car can I afford?” Chances are you’ll get quite a few different answers.  Whether it’s the “10% gross income rule” for monthly car payments and expenses or the “25% rule” for purchasing a new vehicle, there is no one size fits all answer financial experts can agree […] The post How Much Car Can I Afford – What You Need to Know appeared ...
Posted: Feb 13 2020 @ 11:46 PM
House prices are rising around the country. Buying a house is more complicated than ever for many and statistics show Millennials are not buying homes at the rate of previous generations. If they’re not buying houses at the pace they once were, then they’re likely renting and making rent payments to a landlord. Paying rent is a choice many […] The post Findigs Review: A Simple Way to Make Rent Payments appeared first on Just ...
Posted: Feb 11 2020 @ 11:45 AM
I recently heard a term pop up in a podcast ad, “High Earner Not Rich Yet,” or, HENRY for short. The term caught my attention and I was curious to learn more about these mysterious HENRYs, so I did some research. I was interested to learn more about various HENRY situations, and how to get […] The post High Earner Not Rich Yet – How to Avoid Becoming a HENRY appeared ...
Posted: Feb 09 2020 @ 3:45 PM
There are many reasons you may want to start building a capsule wardrobe. I mean, you didn’t land on this article by chance. You came here for a reason. Minimizing and simplifying our lives is more than a trend that Marie Kondo came up with when we created her tidying up technique. It is opening our eyes […] The post Save Money by Building a Capsule Wardrobe in 2020 appeared first on Just ...
Posted: Feb 05 2020 @ 5:58 PM
With access to a Roth 401(k) becoming more and more common, I wanted to break down the differences between a Traditional vs Roth 401(k). Including the advantages of each and how to decide which 401(k) plan to choose. I’m currently considering a Roth 401(k) myself and was surprised by how much nuance there is in […] The post Traditional vs Roth 401(k): What You Need to Know appeared first on Just ...
Posted: Feb 02 2020 @ 12:47 PM
We hear a lot these days about alternative investments. Wall Street firms regularly tout their expertise in these investments and try to convince us we need them in our portfolio. In the beginning, alternative investments were only available to what most would consider the wealthy. The SEC set the definition of the wealthy with their accredited investor […] The post What Are Alternative Investments? appeared first on Just Start Investing. ...
Posted: Feb 01 2020 @ 5:28 PM
With all the talk of a pending recession, saving some money on your next vacation is likely even more top of mind than usual. Luckily, there’s a solution out there to help you save money while still enjoying your next vacation! The answer is called travel hacking.  Travel hacking is just a fancy term that entails […] The post Travel Hacking 101: A Beginner’s Guide appeared first on Just Start Investing. ...
Posted: Jan 30 2020 @ 4:44 AM
The Chase Sapphire Reserve card debuted back in 2016 with a whopping 100,000 point sign up, today I find myself asking, “is it still worth it?” The sign-up bonus has gotten smaller and the list of other premium credit cards longer, but the Chase Sapphire Reserve card is still one of my favorite credit cards […] The post Is the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card Worth It? appeared first on Just Start ...
Posted: Jan 27 2020 @ 1:42 AM


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