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How to Become a Venture Capitalist

When the average individual hears the words "venture capitalist," they usually imagine a wealthy person who rakes in millions of dollars from lucrative investments. While the attainment of wealth is certainly an aspect of a venture capitalist's achievements, there are many other factors involved in the process. Many people who aspire to become venture capitalists do so with the intention of garnering high funds in a relatively short time period. …

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How to Avoid Financial Scams

Financial scams are more prevalent than ever in today's world. With the rise of the internet and other forms of technology, dishonest people are getting more and more crafty in their maneuvers to steal money from hardworking, unsuspecting individuals. For this reason, awareness of red flags and warning signs has never been more imperative. Unfortunately, there are many individuals who have fallen victim to certain scams and fraudsters who were …

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How to Financially Prepare to Leave Your Parents' Home

As the cost of living becomes more and more expensive, many young adults are living at home with their parents or other relatives. However, many people reach a point and time where they wish to live on their own. This is quite understandable and to be expected; however, leaving home and venturing out into the real world requires serious, calculated preparation. This is not something which should be done carelessly …

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How to Financially Prepare for a Recession

Nobody likes to think about recessions and all the havoc which they can bring upon a society and to the economy. Nevertheless, many people have lived through and experienced the plights of recessions. Although they take a toll on virtually everyone, members of society who are most vulnerable and least prepared tend to suffer on considerably higher levels. This is what makes financial preparation so absolutely paramount. Failure to plan …

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How to Build A Personal Brand

As one advances in the world of business and entrepreneurship, there will come a point and time where he or she wishes to begin establishing their own personal brand. By definition, a personal brand is defined as "the practice of people marketing themselves and their careers as brands." In essence, an individual with their own personal brand is making a name for her or herself and setting themselves apart from …

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How to Purchase a Car

Purchasing a car, especially for the first time, marks a monumental and significant (Sometimes stressful) milestone in any person's life. In many regards, a new car represents freedom and the ability to go wherever one pleases without having to rely on public transportation, rides from friends/family, or rideshare services such as Lyft or Uber.

Nevertheless, the freedom associated with car ownership simultaneously comes with responsibility. Before one can get to …

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How to Get Paid to Travel

Virtually everyone enjoys traveling and would love to take advantage of opportunities to do so. Especially people who are just coming out of bankruptcy (They have to celebrate too right?). However, one of the biggest barriers to fulfilling this desire is money, or lack thereof.

Many individuals do not have the funds to travel ongoingly and simultaneously cover the subsequent fees such as airfare, lodging accommodations, etc, while still paying …

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How to Earn Passive Income

This article is part of our Finance Hub.

Virtually everyone has heard of passive income at one point or another. In essence, passive income is defined by Wikipedia as "income resulting from cash flow received on a regular basis, requiring minimal to no effort by the recipient to maintain it." In most cases, this passive income requires a degree of work in the initial phases before the ongoing payoffs. …

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How to Switch Careers

In many cases, when people choose certain career paths, they stick with these paths for the rest of their work life. However, this is not always how matters play out. There are various situations and circumstances which may prompt people to switch their current careers. If done properly, this transition can be relatively smooth; if not, the transition can be an absolute nightmare. Thankfully, there are a variety of tricks …

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How to Make Money as a Photographer

We're extremely fortunate to be living in a day and age where virtually anyone can have a successful career if they are willing to work hard and apply themselves. However, each career and occupation is different; highs and lows, ups and downs are all part of the gig.

Many people have been told that they can't make it in various fields, such as writing, photography, etc, and that getting a …

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