3 Questions To Help You Start That Side Hustle

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While saving money is great, making more money may be the most effective way to up your financial game. You could ask your boss for a raise, but unfortunately, we can’t always wait for upper management to make that decision.

At my first job out of college, I remember waiting 4 months before all the levels of management agreed upon a raise for the employees (which, by the way, was only for an extra 25 cents an hour—talk about an insult!).

It was at that moment that I realized I’d be better off making extra money on the side.…

Let’s Go To The Movies With These Kickstarter Film Projects

I wish I had a camera like this. I'd be making movies for money all the time.
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If you haven’t seen it yet, check out our mini-film, The Red . We’re addressing the terrifying burden student debt can have in movie form.

Like many, we chose to use this platform because movies are a great way to share a message and spread passion. Movies are an interesting and exciting form of communication and for some, their movie idea is what will get them out of The Red.

In honor of this thought, the film’s debut, and our sweepstake, we have a movie themed kickstarter for this week. Check out the entrepreneurial mindsets of these film makers!

“Shameless” Saving Tips You Should And Shouldn’t Take From The Gallaghers

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Showtime’s deliciously dark yet completely hilarious series “Shameless” features the six Gallagher children (Fiona, Lip, Ian, Debbie, Carl, and Liam, from eldest to youngest) trying to survive Southside Chicago.

Their situation is tough because their mother is out of the picture and their father is an alcoholic narcissist (aka Frank). However, despite these challenges, the kids have found some scrappy ways to stretch their money—both good and bad. Let’s look at some things we’ve learned from this motley bunch that you should and shouldn’t do to make money.…