These are the must read stories in personal finance this week.
Could The Inverted Yield Curve And A Recession Be Positive?
If you’ve been reading the papers, you know that there’s some trouble with the yield curve and that we’re in danger of entering a recession. It sounds a little scary, but maybe we should look at the bright side of things. There are benefits to the consumer when these sorts of events hit, and Sam at Financial Samurai has some suggestions for how we can use this tumultuous time to our advantage. (Financial Samurai)
54 Ways To Save Money, Right This Way…
Saving money is essential to achieving future goals. Whether you’re putting some of your earnings into a 401(k) or IRA, investing it somewhere, or just plain saving it up in an account, there are various ways to keep your money safe and growing over time. Here are a ton of ways that you can save up and feel secure in your finances. (America Saves)
How To Make And Manage Money Like A Boss
Are you holding yourself back from becoming the person you were truly meant to be? Before you answer that question, think about what you do day to day and how your attitude toward that affects how you spend and save your money. If you’re not showing up as you really are, how can you be free to manage your money like the boss you really are? (Thrive Global)
3 Things You Need To Do To Protect Your Side Hustles
Everyone is talking about side hustles these days – and for many reasons. Some people need it to supplement their income, others like it because it allows them to afford life’s “extras” like vacations or new fall wardrobes, and then there are those who just have multiple side hustles that amount to one huge hustle. With all this hustling going on, not many people have had the time to stop and talk about protecting themselves and their money, generated from these jobs. Shall we discuss? (The Money Mix)
Should You Talk Politics At Work?
Although it’s been taboo in the past to discuss politics at work, conversations surrounding this topic are now more common as employees become more focused on how their companies and the government affect each other. This subject is especially hot since 2016 among women – politics are overwhelming, and specific events in recent years beg to be mentioned, regardless of the location. It’s not just a bigger discussion in the workplace for millennials and Gen Z, but older generations are also bringing this conversation to the forefront in the workplace. (M Dash)
4 Financial (And Emotional) Advantages Of Shopping Alone
While shopping can be a social activity, it doesn’t have to be. Often, shopping with someone else can lead you to buy items that you don’t necessarily need, and overspend on your budget. So what are these benefits of shoping alone? (Money Ning)
The Three Worst Pieces Of Advice Entrepreneurs Get Told
There’s a lot of advice out there on how to be an entrepreneur. As this article points out, there are 275 million web pages on the subject. This being the case, it’s safe to say that there’s no one way to becoming a successful entrepreneur…but here are three pieces of advice that probably won’t get you there regardless. (Medium)
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