401(k) Rollover to IRA: Why Bother?

The post 401(k) Rollover to IRA: Why Bother? appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Hello friends! How are you this fine morning?Have you ever left an employer and accidentally forgotten about your old 401(k) account? Maybe you intended to roll it over to a new retirement plan, but the paperwork felt daunting so you never got around to it …(About 30% of you should be nodding your heads right […] The post 401(k) Rollover to IRA: Why Bother? appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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$11.20 to Fly to Hawaii and Other Vacation Hacks

The post $11.20 to Fly to Hawaii and Other Vacation Hacks appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Happy Aloha Friday, everyone!Earlier this month my wife and I got back from a 10 day Hawaii trip, and I’m just sitting down to tally up all the travel expenses. This being a personal finance blog and all, I thought I’d share the numbers and costs.It’s not like we’re extreme frugal travelers or anything, but […] The post $11.20 to Fly to Hawaii and Other Vacation Hacks appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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What’s a Real Estate Syndication? A Hypothetical Example…

The post What’s a Real Estate Syndication? A Hypothetical Example… appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Hey you. Do you want to invest in a real estate project with me?Let’s say I find a massive apartment complex for sale for $50 million. If we get a bank loan with 80% financing (borrowing $40 million), this makes our down payment only $10 million.To get the $10 million cash down payment, we just […] The post What’s a Real Estate Syndication? A Hypothetical Example… appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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How I Started a Quarantini 🍸 Business During the Covid Pandemic

The post How I Started a Quarantini 🍸 Business During the Covid Pandemic appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. [Morning everyone! HAPPY FRIDAY!!!Got a fun story for y’all today… My buddy Alise, aka the “Pandemic Gift Fairy,” is sharing how she started a quarantini business last year  — it’s called StirCrazi! What I love most about Alise’s story is the combination of GRIT + trial and error. If you’re interested in starting an online business […] The post How I Started a Quarantini 🍸 Business During the Covid Pandemic appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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Nvidia’s Armed & Dangerous, FirstSolar Shines Bright, Peloton’s Pickle

Can’t Buy Me Arm? Nvidia Corp. (Nasdaq: NVDA) would buy you a diamond ring, Great Ones, if it makes you feel all right. It’d get you anything, Great Ones, if it helps investors sleep all right. But the U.K. don’t care too much for money, for money can’t buy Arm Holdings. Can’t buy Arm Hoooldings. Can’t buy Arm Holdings! A little Beatles “Can’t Buy Me Love” for your Monday wake-up call? Don’t mind if I do… So, we all knew Nvidia’s $40 billion Arm Holdings acquisition was a day tripper, but how many of you had “the U.K. goes helter-skelter[…]

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Did Dogecoin Crash the Crypto Markets?

In early February, I told you to avoid Dogecoin (DOGE). Back then, the popular “meme” cryptocurrency that features a logo of a Shiba Inu had rallied 600% after Elon Musk tweeted that: “Dogecoin is the people’s crypto.” Other celebrities such as Snoop Dog, Gene Simmons and one of the Jonas brothers also tweeted their support. Since then, we’ve learned that Musk has much more pull than I do in the crypto markets. The price of DOGE climbed another eight times to $0.45 last week. Legions of TikTok and Instagram influencers joined in the mania, urging their followers to buy into[…]

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How to Budget for Unplanned Expenses (‘Cuz You’re Not “Even Steven”)

The post How to Budget for Unplanned Expenses (‘Cuz You’re Not “Even Steven”) appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Do you guys remember that episode of Seinfeld where Jerry learns he is “Even Steven”?One of Jerry’s work gigs was cancelled, then another one popped up shortly afterward for the same night and same pay. He lost a $20 bill, then later found $20. A girl broke up with him, and he met another one […] The post How to Budget for Unplanned Expenses (‘Cuz You’re Not “Even Steven”) appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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Volunteering Sucks. But It’s Also Kind of Awesome.

The post Volunteering Sucks. But It’s Also Kind of Awesome. appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Happy Friday, lovely people!Today I’m going to talk to you about volunteering and how awesome it is.And by awesome, I really mean … Inconvenient, thankless, frustrating, gritty, and a total pain in the ass! (But then somehow if you grit through all of this, that’s when the awesome and wickedly satisfying bits come in 😀.)I’ve been […] The post Volunteering Sucks. But It’s Also Kind of Awesome. appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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3 Zacks Rank #1s With Upward Price Momentum

Here we go! Earnings season is underway and the economic re-opening gets closer every day. Ask any investor (even the nervous ones) and they’ll tell you we’re in store for a big boom as this pandemic loses its grip. Our Zacks #1 Rank Uptrends screen finds stocks on their way up in normal times… so just imagine the type of upward momentum we could see in this environment! The screen seeks out Zacks Rank #1s (Strong Buys) with upward price momentum and market-beating relative price strength. These stocks are also trading in the top third of their 52-week price range…[…]

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WTF Is an NFT?

The post WTF Is an NFT? appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Odds are you’ve seen the letters “NFT” floating around in financial and tech news for the past few months. And if you’re like me you’re totally confused about all this NFT and crypto art stuff.So I reached out to my smartest blogger friend, Jesse from Best Interest, who has a gift for breaking down complex […] The post WTF Is an NFT? appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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