Early retirement is something that many people desire. In fact, the pursuit of early retirement birthed a movement that has picked up steam in the last several years. The financial independence-retire early (FIRE) movement started when a group of people decided to get out of their corporate jobs and do what they wanted to do.Their path to financial independence (FI) follow … [Read more...] about Early Retirement Should not be So Controversial – Why Is It?
Leaving a legacy is a topic much discussed. It's also one that's readily avoided. Why? Because to discuss leaving a legacy, we have to come face to face with our own mortality. Let's face it. That's not something many of us are comfortable doing.One can define a legacy in many ways. Most people think a legacy means how much money you leave behind. That's certainly a big … [Read more...] about This is Why Leaving a Legacy Should be Important to You
Earlier this year, Apple CEO, Tim Cook, announced their new Apple Card product at a special event at their Cupertino headquarters. The anticipation for details regarding their new credit card with Goldman Sachs was highly anticipated and closely watched. The financial world is buzzing with excitement to see if Apple continues to innovate in the FinTech space, but that remains … [Read more...] about Learn Everything You Need to Know About the New Apple Card
Job hunting is hard, especially if you're trying to land your dream job. First, you have to create a great resume. Then you have to get the interview. Let's say you've done all that. Congratulations! That's a big accomplishment.Now comes the hard part; you have to ace the interview like a boss. Well, good news!We have you covered with all the info you need to land … [Read more...] about Actors Share Their Secrets on How to Land Your Dream Job
I've been thinking a lot lately about what it's like investing in a recession. Have you? If not, perhaps it's time. Eventually (some say sooner rather than later) we're going to have another recession. And take it from someone that's been there before, investing in a recession is a tough thing to do! Investing in a recession Specifically, my thoughts about investing in a … [Read more...] about Here Are the Keys to Investing in a Recession
Workplace happiness is something that lives at the forefront of every employee's mind and should be on every employer's radar. You depend on your employees to keep business afloat, so their loyalty and productivity are essential for your company’s wellbeing. It’s fair to say that your employees’ happiness is a valuable investment.According to a 2013 UN World Happiness … [Read more...] about Here are 4 Proven Ways to Increase Workplace Happiness
Does it seem to you like everyone's talking about side hustles these days? Side hustles 2019. How to make money in a side hustle. Side hustles you can do from home. These are some of the headlines I've seen. We've jumped into the fray here at The Money Mix too. All of the writing is about how to start a side hustle, the different types of side hustles, side hustles that … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know to Protect Your Side Hustles
It’s normally possible to read about personal finance without excessive worry about economics. Markets go up and down while the cacophony of economic noise blares ever-present in the background. Sometimes, however, with all of the subtlety of a drunken Doordash driver plowing his old ass Chevy Cruze into your living room, economics suddenly matters and warrants contemplation. … [Read more...] about Will the Inverted Yield Curve Result in a Recession?
We get taught to hold on to our wallets (our money) tightly, to stay away from the big purchases. You know what I mean, right? Say no to this, settle on that, only drink the top shelf on special occasions.Those of us who are financially fit have pretty much used a budget as our financial foundation our entire adult lives.Those who've achieved wealth cite a budget that … [Read more...] about 4 Big Purchases that are Worth the Cost
No matter the definition, everyone wants to gain financial freedom or, if you prefer, financial independence. I think financial freedom describes what financial independence offers - freedom, choices. It's the freedom to make decisions about your life (work, where to live, what to buy, etc.) without concern about money. People who aren't successful on their journey often don't … [Read more...] about How to Know Your Why on Your Path to Financial Freedom