Just Because You’re A Creative Entrepreneur Doesn’t Mean You Have to Live Paycheck to Paycheck

Taking the plunge into entrepreneurship, especially creative entrepreneurship, is intimidating. One of the scariest parts of entrepreneurship, is never knowing where your next paycheck is coming from. Which means most creative entrepreneurs live paycheck to paycheck. But, what if you didn’t have to live paycheck to paycheck. What if you could be a creative entrepreneur … Continued

6 Best Budgeting Apps for Personal Finances

Everyone knows that budgeting is a good practice, but for most people it’s hard to stick to. Most budgeting methods are outdated and make it too hard to keep track of all your expenses. Luckily, nothing makes budgeting easier than a good app. These 6 budgeting apps will help you keep track of your personal … Continued

Who Can I Claim as Dependents on my Taxes?

Claiming dependents on your taxes helps to lower your taxes. It’s a great way to get money back for the expenses of caring for children or other adults. Each qualifying dependent can reduce your taxable income by $4,050. In order to take that deduction, you have to understand who qualifies as a dependent. That’s what … Continued

IRS Changes Policy on Health Insurance Tax Declarations

  In response to President Trump’s executive order regarding Obamacare, the IRS won’t reject tax returns without health insurance declarations this year. Trump issues executive order The 2016 tax season was supposed to be the first year that the IRS automatically rejected tax returns that omitted health insurance coverage. However, the Trump administration is taking actions … Continued

How to Raise Your Credit Score in 5 Easy Steps

A great credit score is desirable for all and achievable for anyone who is willing to work for it. As you know, a good credit doesn’t happen overnight, and damaged scores take time to repair. First, what is a credit score exactly? Everyone has one, but they can be confusing to understand. A credit score … Continued

9 Ways to Negotiate Better

  Good negotiators know it’s not all about winning. Great negotiators understand that the best case scenario almost always involves a win for each party. The goal of any worthwhile negotiation is to leave both sides with a feeling of value and a mutual benefit. Successful negotiations require a bit of planning, prep work, and … Continued