15 Ways to Survive Financially While Unemployed

15 Ways to Survive Financially While Unemployed - My Life, I Guess

If you are unemployed, you need to financially survive this trying time. Your new full time job is to find a job. Unfortunately, looking for work is a “job” doesn’t pay anything.   Not having any income is a serious problem. And a major cause of stress. How are you going to keep a roof over your head? Or food on the table? Making your finances a priority matters now...

Save a Life (And Save Money) By Adopting a Pet

Save a Life (And Save Money) By Adopting a Pet - My Life, I Guess

Pets are the best! Not only do they provide love, companionship and entertainment, but studies have shown that owning a pet is also good for your health and for your quality of life. They can help reduce your depression, anxiety, stress, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, ease pain, improve your mood, and can help improve children’s development and immunity.   But owning a pet can also be expensive. Especially with...

How to Save Money While Still Investing in Your Startup Business

Investing in your dream startup business involves making changes to your financial habits to encourage saving. Saving money is easier when you have a plan you can stick with to meet your goal. Understanding the needs of your business and what you hope to accomplish when it gets off the ground are essential elements to help you focus on saving. Whether you need ideas for ways to save or you...

5 Ways To Save Money On Recreation

It’s always important in life to find ways to entertain yourself. Making a little bit of time for yourself is a great way to stay relaxed, keep stress at a minimum, and generally maintain a positive outlook. As true as this may be, however, seeking out recreation for yourself is also a quick and easy way to rack up unnecessary costs – which, of course, can leave you more stressed...

Why a Small Home Could Be a Great Investment

Why a Small Home Could Be a Great Investment - My Life, I Guess

Are you currently in the market for a house? Maybe you’re daydreaming about owning a home one day, after binging on your favorite HGTV show? Or maybe you’re stuck in a nightmare rental situation, like me and looking for some options. Either way, realtors and lenders often advise you to “buy as much house as you can afford.” While that sounds like reasonable advice, keep in mind that these agents...