With life’s busy schedule, it’s hard for most of us to dig through all the information thrown our way. Each week we scour the media universe to find the most interesting and helpful articles so you don’t have to. Take a look at what we’re reading this week.
I’m Terrible With Money — Here’s How I’m Trying To Change That
With the new year right around the corner, there’s no time like the present to get your finances in order and resolve to be better with your money! This saver took a hard look at her spending habits and her relationship with money to make a plan to save more and tackle her debt. (Girlboss)
Avoid a Holiday Health Crisis
Everyone knows the winter is cold and flu season, so it’s extra important to take care of yourself and your immune system. But there are extra measures you should take to avoid falling ill this holiday season, especially if you’re traveling or planning on visiting with a lot of people. (Consumer Reports)
The Gig Economy Blurs the Line Between Work and Fun for Freelancers
You might think freelancers have it all when it comes to work-life balance. After all, many of them get to make their own schedules and work from home. But as this writer experiences daily, that level of flexibility can blur the line between work time and leisure time. How do you create boundaries to make sure your work stays separate from your personal life? (Vice)
12 Ultra-Quick Ways to Relieve Holiday Stress
The holidays are supposed to be all smiles as family and friends join together to celebrate the season. But for many people, these celebrations can create mountains of stress about finances or broken relationships or terrible weather. Between busy schedules and crazy cousins, it can be difficult to decompress and take some time to yourself. Here are some ways to de-stress fast! (Brit + Co.)
Places That Will Pay You to Live or Start a Business There
If you have a great idea for a business but aren’t sure where to start, your answer might be with a moving truck. These locations around the world have grants and dedicated funding for outsiders to start businesses or work there. If you’re not afraid to try somewhere new, consider these options. (TheStreet)
The One Thing a Finance Expert Wishes She Knew About Money in Her 20s
Managing money in your twenties can be incredibly difficult. From paying off school loans to renting or purchasing your own home, or even just maintaining a social life, there are endless expenses hitting your account. But this is also an important time to start investing in your future — take it from a finance expert. (MyDomaine)
30 Online Purchases That Will Start Saving You Money on Day One
That old saying “You have to spend money to make money” isn’t always true. But Money Talks News found these products you can buy online that will start saving you money right away. If you find yourself wasting cash on groceries gone bad or eating out instead of cooking, you’re going to want to check out this list. (Money Talks News)
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