Your Side Hustle Won’t Save You

Here’s the thing: side hustles are omnipresent in the personal finance world. Consumer debt, bad. Side hustle, good. I get it. You get it. We all get it. But if you don’t have a purpose for your side hustle, your side hustle won’t save you. 

Age is Not an Excuse for Financial Illiteracy

“It’s fine. I’m only 21. I don’t really know what to do with money.” This soundbite is courtesy of my late-night HGTV binge watching this weekend, and this sentiment is alarmingly common among young adults. Have a lot of debt? I didn’t know better. Spending more than I earn? No one told me not to. … [Read more…]