Sometimes Gambling Can Be Good For Your Finances

Hey fancy people! I’m glad to be back after a long absence to do a guest post on RDS. I’ll admit, I’ve missed being a bit snarky in my writing and this site was a great outlet for that energy each week. But, I’ve made a lot of changes in my business since leaving RDS […]

Money Problems Only College Students Will Understand

There are many things you can learn in college, especially with regards to money. If you don’t come from a well-off family, you will be intimately familiar with the money problems college students face. Tuition is at an all-time high. In addition, colleges charge exorbitant fees for accommodation, health insurance, and other services. Therefore, if […]

Reasons Why Cost of Living in 2016 is So Damn Expensive

As 2016 dawned, you may have gotten a flurry of red notices. (Just be glad they weren’t howlers like in Harry Potter.) The New Year was great for many things, but not for living costs. It feels as if 2016 is the most expensive year to live in since the Great Depression. Costs are rising, […]

4 Ways You Can Make Money Without Any Professional Qualifications

Everyone wants free money. We have been told all our lives that making money requires hard work and a graduate degree in our meritocratic society. Then again, there are those who make millions only having knowledge of basic literacy. There are many legitimate ways to make money. You don’t need to incur debt going to college […]

Does Renting Out a Room for Additional Income Really Make Sense?

If you are looking for a way to bring in additional income, renting out a room in your home might be an option to consider. After all, it might seem nice to be able to bring in a monthly income for a room that you aren’t really using anyway. Other than the guidelines for resident […]

Good Spending Habits That Will Make Plutus Proud

Plutus is the god of wealth, according to ancient Greek mythology. He confers unspeakable gifts upon his devotees, and carries around the cornucopia, the horn of plenty. It’s easy to earn Plutus’s favor. You just have to learn to spend wisely, so you always have a surplus to dedicate towards honorable ventures. Here are several […]

Should I Buy That…?

We’ve all found ourselves in a purchasing dilemma at some point. You really want that dress but your bank account doesn’t think it’s a good idea. If you find yourself thinking “should I buy that…”, you most likely shouldn’t. It’s tempting to take out a “small” payday loan or borrow from a local moneylender to […]

The Most Common Auto Insurance Claims

Car accidents are quite common, with Statistic Brain reporting about 5.4 million incidents per year, as recorded by the IIHS and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Of that total, there are close to 30,000 fatalities per year, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It’s no wonder then, that car insurance companies estimate […]

Comparing Household Income to Household Debt

What exactly is the picture? According to economists after one has made the necessary adjustments for inflation then one comes to the conclusion that household debt has grown 15% faster than comparative household income since the early 2000’s. This is not good news for a consumer but apparently things have improved slightly from the position […]

3 Ways You Can Start Making Extra Money Today

Many individuals today find themselves stuck in a financial bind. Whether it be that they got laid off, their hours got cut or their bills are more than they can afford on their current salary, it happens to people all the time from around the world. There are tons of people just like you out […]