If you earn a steady income or even an inconsistent one, you're likely paying taxes or on the hook for them. Employers withhold taxes each pay period from their employees' paychecks, sending them to the IRS and your relevant state and local governments. But that's only the first step in the process of handling your taxes. You’ll need to consider tax deductions and credits as … [Read more...] about How to Do Taxes on Your Own: Your Complete 2021 Guide
Buying a home may be the biggest purchase a person can make. And, with home prices rising, it can also feel intimidating or even impossible, especially for a first-time home. However, there is no need to fret. If you’re wondering how to save for a house, you’re in the right place! Before you start looking for a real estate agent, take some time to self-reflect on your … [Read more...] about How to Save For a House: 10 Ways To Make Your Biggest Purchase Ever!
The stock market can seem like a game of chance sometimes — you might wake up one day to find that your investments have grown by 5% overnight, then six months down the line, there was an unexpected crash, and you’ve lost all your gains (and then some) But what if I told you that this so-called “randomness” is actually a well-studied lifecycle that we can predict and account … [Read more...] about Bull Market vs. Bear Market? What You Need to Know
Do you want to know how to get rich? (Of course! Don’t we all?) While you may think getting “rich” is impossible, the truth is that with consistency and discipline, almost anyone can drastically improve their financial lives and may even build substantial wealth. While there are a few tricks to becoming wealthy, and some have benefitted from good timing, the ways to … [Read more...] about Want to Know How to Get Rich? Follow These 8 Steps
Welcome to the Wealthy Nickel Side Hustle and Entrepreneur Interview series, where I share inspiring stories of people pursing financial freedom through entrepreneurship. Today I got the chance to interview my friend and fellow blogger, Melanie Allen from Partners in Fire. She has a very interesting side hustle in that she gets paid to play video games. If that's not a … [Read more...] about How to Make Money Playing Video Games on Twitch [Melanie’s Story]