Money Articles

Money management tips and tricks. Articles on applying mathematics and economic models for managing your investments, savings…

Team sitting around a table looking at investments

Are You Making a Good Investment?

Investment opportunities are everywhere these days, but if you’re going to shell out some of your hard-earned money, you want to make sure that it’ll pay out in the end. When you’re deciding how to invest and what to invest in—whether it’s a start-up business, cryptocurrency, or something else—ask yourself the following questions and use […] Read More…

Also posted in Career | Tagged , , , , , , , | By Cindy Brzostowski Leave a comment
a woman freelancing with a laptop and a notebook

Can You Make the Switch to Working Freelance Full-Time?

Making the switch to the gig economy comes with a range of tempting benefits. Instead of heading into an office at a specific time each day for a certain amount of hours, you get the freedom to work where, when, and how often you want. Rather than reporting to a manager, you get to be […] Read More…

Also posted in Career, Lifestyle | Tagged , , , , , | By Cindy Brzostowski Leave a comment
Women shopping

5 Steps to Determining if a Discount is Worth It

When you’re out shopping or even shopping online, it’s hard to ignore those big, glaring words “SALE!” or “X% off!” There’s something so irresistible about a deal, whether or not that item being discounted is something we actually want or need. Think about it: How many times have you picked something up solely because it […] Read More…

Also posted in Lifestyle | Tagged , , , | By Cindy Brzostowski Leave a comment
man flying from airport

Is it Cheaper to Fly or to Drive?

Planning your next vacation comes with a number of fun decisions to make including what attractions you want to see, what restaurants you want to try, and where you want to stay. Yet, along with the exciting part of planning a vacation comes the not-so-exciting part – determining the logistics, like whether you’re going to […] Read More…

Also posted in Lifestyle, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | By Cindy Brzostowski Leave a comment
growing boy

Tips on Buying Clothes for Growing Children

As a parent, it can seem like one minute you have a little baby bundle of joy on your hands and then the next a full-grown teen. As children grow, it may feel like a full-time affair trying to make sure your child has clothes that fit them. It can also feel like a major […] Read More…

Also posted in Health, Lifestyle | Tagged , , , , , | By Cindy Brzostowski Leave a comment
couple eating on vacation

6 Tips for “Tipping” During Travel

So you’ve packed your bags, downloaded or printed your boarding pass, and you’re ready to go for your next trip. But wait! Before you jet off, don’t forget to research the tipping etiquette for your destination. Not all countries tip, and for the ones that do, the rates can vary. You don’t want to get […] Read More…

Also posted in Lifestyle, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | By Cindy Brzostowski Leave a comment
Handshake sale

Should You Buy a New or Used Car?

Buying a car is a major investment, and as with any big purchase, there are many factors that need to be considered. While make, model, safety rating, gas consumption, color, and additional features are all things to think about, one of the more important choices you’ll have to make is whether you want to buy […] Read More…

Also posted in Finance, Lifestyle | Tagged , , , , , , | By Cindy Brzostowski Comments closed
Workplace meeting productivity

This is How Employers Can Improve Labor Productivity

The popular phrase “time is money” says it all: Time management is key when running a business. As an employer, you don’t want your employees to waste their time, because that in effect means they’re wasting your time and resources. To ensure that your team’s time is being managed well and that your business is […] Read More…

Also posted in Business, Career, Wellness | Tagged , , , , | By Cindy Brzostowski Comments closed
Secretary at work

Are You Getting Your Paid Overtime?

As an employee, it usually goes without saying that if you work more, you want to get paid more for your time. Overtime pay (sometimes shortened to “OT”) is a way to protect employees who work outside of their designated hours, but there are some variations in what qualifies for overtime and how much they […] Read More…

Also posted in Career, Finance | Tagged , , , | By Cindy Brzostowski Comments closed
College student tense

Is College Worth the Investment?

When you tally up the cost of tuition, textbooks, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenditures involved with going to college, it quickly becomes clear that it’s going to be a hefty investment. When you start to imagine the price, you might be wondering, “Is college worth it?” To see if the decision to go […] Read More…

Also posted in Career, Education, Finance | Tagged , , , , | By Cindy Brzostowski Comments closed