Fist Pump Friday: I Love You Like A Blogger Roundup – 12/20/2019

I’m hosting Christmas with my family this weekend.  I’m looking forward to seeing my parents, as well as my brother and his family. We plan to watch some football, eat some food, and play games together. How about you, EOD Nation, are you seeing family this weekend for the holidays?  If so, make sure you get in your weekend money motivation first! Fist pump for family, the holidays, and my favorite posts of the week! Posts That Make Me Fist Pump Three Ways to Unload Unwanted Gift Cards from Beating Broke Do you ever USE your Emergency Fund? What for? […] Read more »

Why do the price action traders lose money?

  Price action trading strategy is one of the most effective ways to make a profit in the Forex market. You can use the same concept of price action trading strategy to trade the major stock market. However, many price action traders often get confused about this strategy since they lose a big portion of their investment. Many novice traders often say a price action trading system is nothing but a waste of money. If you want to make some big progress, make sure you are not trading the market just like the losers. Let’s learn about the most common […] Read more »

What Are The Costs Of Euthanizing A Family Pet

We unexpectedly had to put one of our cats to sleep last week. She was over 16 years old and had lived a good life, but due to some health issues it was time to say goodbye. Even in times of grief, there are financial decisions to keep in mind. There are several costs associated with euthanizing a cat, and the total cost of doing so depends on how you want to deal with the remains of your furry family member. Below are the costs associated with euthanizing our cat and are meant only as an example as costs will […] Read more »

Why online personal finance software is a must for everyone

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Wherever you look nowadays, it’s hard to escape media stories of the rising cost of living and people acquiring larger quantities of debt. It can seem that the majority of people are finding themselves with ever-increasing amounts of the month left at the end of their money. A stark change from decades gone by. Debt as a Short-Term Solution To make their money last longer, people are regularly turning to debt to plug the hole in their cashflow. This can be problematic, particularly in the long term. Martin Lewis, the legendary Money Saving Expert, regularly states that “debt is not […] Read more »

Which Type of Loan has the Best Interest Rates?

Loans of any kind are debts by default, so it’s wise to do the due research before taking money from the first creditor you find. Out of the many considerations, the interest rate charged on the loan amount deserves special attention, as that’s what will determine how much you end up paying at the end of the tenure. Royalty Free Photo The Various Factors Which Affect Interest Rates The rate of interest charged will vary. Depending on the lender, the loan type, the borrower’s credit score, and his/her credit history. Out of these factors, the loan type is going to […] Read more »

Fist Pump Friday: I Love You Like A Blogger Roundup – 12/13/19

It’s been a hard week in my home, as we had to say goodbye to one of our cats. We were blessed with her for over 16 years, our kids literally don’t remember life with out her. She was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism a few months ago, and while we had that under control with medication the vet thinks she threw a clot mid-week that went to her back end rendering her back legs only partially operative.  My wife, I and our daughter surrounded her with love as the vet sent her across the rainbow bridge. We have so many great […] Read more »

Can you beat the Forex market?

Everyone is familiarized with the fact, only 2-3% of the traders can make a profit in the Forex market. And this 2-3 % of the retail traders are the elite traders who know the definition of investment. Investment doesn’t mean you will get high returns within a short period. Professional investors always think about the pros and cons. They never risk too much in any trade even though they have enough capital. They always go with the flow of the business and manages to make a decent profit. In Forex, you must learn to go with the flow, or else […] Read more »

Jackbox Party Packs: Hours of Inexpensive Entertainment For Your Next Party

Author’s Note: It’s worth it to me to make sure readers understand this is not a sponsored post. This is my own true experience, and I’m sharing this product purely because the games are truly a ton of fun and provide hours of quality, inexpensive party entertainment. “Do you really want to play this game?” I asked my wife, knowing that I was about to give her one of her Christmas gifts a full month early. We had a house full of guests for Thanksgiving, and my wife wanted to play a game called Fibbage which is included in a […] Read more »

Fist Pump Friday: I Love You Like A Blogger Roundup – 12/6/19

I’m going to have an incredible steak and king crab leg dinner this weekend at a fantastic restaurant.  Just kidding.  Well, I am going to have that meal, but I’m making it at home. My wife and I are getting together with some friends for a great meal at home, and then a comedy show at a club. I offered to try to save more money by doing a comedy act too, but we’re going to leave that to the professionals. Fist pump for saving money by making great meals at home, AND for my favorite posts of the week! […] Read more »

5 Ways To Spot A Scam Email

  I opened my inbox to find an email receipt from PayPal for tickets from a travel website totaling $220. I made no such purchase. It looked very much like an official email from the online payment service provider. With a sick feeling in my stomach, I wondered if I had been hacked. But looking closer at the email, I knew it was simply a scam. Several things about the email convinced me it was not authentic: Suspicious Sender Address While the name of the sender was recognizable, the actual email address didn’t even contain the name of the supposed […] Read more »

Fist Pump Friday: I Love You Like A Blogger Roundup – 11/29

Today is that shopping phenomenon known as Black Friday.  Crowds of people will flood stores looking for the best deal.  Once again, I found the best possible deal – I saved 100% by staying home and sleeping in. I prefer to take my time, shop around, and find exactly the product I’m looking for, preferably online.  Then I just wait for it to show up on my doorstep. Fist pump for saving 100%, AND not having to deal with crazy shopping people! Posts That Make Me Fist Pump 5 Benefits and Drawbacks of Keeping a Change Jar from Beating Broke […] Read more »

You’re Not Stuck With That Late Fee

Lenders and credit card companies assess a late fee the second your payment is late. Late fee amounts vary by lender, but can be a significant amount of cash. However, if you are late, a quick phone call and the right tone of voice can have that late fee rescinded. My automobile loan lender for whatever reason does not allow online payments, so each month I mail a check. I normally send it well in advance of the due date. However last month with the way the weekend landed as well as there not being mail on Veteran’s day my […] Read more »

4 Tips for Teaching Kids About Money

Financial literacy is dangerously low in this country. Indeed, a huge number of grown adults don’t know the first thing about budgeting, debt, credit, or how to plan for their financial future. Indeed, nearly half of all adults don’t know their own tax bracket. Obviously, it’s never too late to learn how to manage your finances. At the same time, though, parents of young children can and should take the initiative to educate their kids about spending and saving money. Simply imparting a few key financial lessons could help your little one avoid some big headaches once they’re all grown […] Read more »

4 Savvy Investment Tips for Freelancers

Freelancing may be in vogue, but no one ever said it was easy. In fact, becoming a successful freelancer can be quite difficult. After all, freelancers need to play a number of roles in order to sell their services, maintain good relations with other business owners, and deliver quality products time after time. Additionally, freelancers also have to manage both their personal and professional finances. Thankfully, we’re here to help with that today. Here are our top four investments tips for freelancers –– trust us, you’ll want to keep these handy: Set Aside a Large Emergency Fund Freelancing is a […] Read more »