Browsing: Weekly Lifehackers

I’m a gadget freak. I’ll pretty much research a gadget, fall in love with it, and find a way to make the high price sound logical. I quickly found that I couldn’t keep up with myself. I’ve turned to light side of the force and have started shopping on a budget. With Christmas around the corner I usually supply the family with the best tech, but because I’m shopping for more than 2 people, I usually need to get the right price!  OPTION 1: CNET I start by browsing through CNETs Cheapskate page. On Cheapskate they usually point out very cool…

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For many young athletes not making the team can be one of the most devastating feelings they experience. Getting cut from the team can often hinder athletes from pursuing professional sports. A dream less than 1% of athletes realistically achieve. Trust me I have been there before, most athletes have. It’s normal to ask a young school kid what they want to be when they grow up and their response be shamelessly genuine. “I want to be a professional ______ player.” As a parent, sure you encourage them. Tell them they can be anything they want to be. That’s your…

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Marriage is legally recognized as the union of two people becoming partners in a relationship. When done correctly, marriage is about love, emotion, and building a legacy with your partner and best friend. However, over the years the definition and sanctity of the union has gone through many changes.Marriage has seen wavering changes in the aspect of perseverance, specifically the “until death do us part” portion of the vows. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, the divorce rate was close to 70% percent nationwide. But some couples managed to find the flowers amongst the weeds. Married in 1984, my parents have…

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Have you been eyeing that expensive Apple Watch? Trying to decide if it’s worth it? Ask yourself this. What do I want a smart watch for? Health? Connectivity? Because it’s cool? Let me give you my experience. But before we start, understand this is an overview of my experience and my opinion. I wouldn’t say that I have driven all functionality to the max.  I recently purchased two Apple Watches For my wife and I. I have the 42mm Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sports band. My wife has the 38mm version. From the time you open the air…

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Good day folks! My name is Terry, and I will be your personal finance expert with advice once a month for the foreseeable future. First thing you all are probably thinking is who are you and why are you qualified to give finance advice? I graduated from UNC Charlotte with a degree in finance, and I work for one of the largest financial institutions in america. To continue my quest for better financial knowledge my fiancé and I are currently taking Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. And my first financial tip is going to echo one of his first and…

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