At What Age Should You Start Contributing To Your 401K?

by / ⠀Personal Finance / December 29, 2013

No matter which country you live in, planning for retirement is essential. When you live in the US, that means making plans for your 401k. However, the following guidelines are helpful no matter where you live (with a few adjustments, of course). So, when should you start making contributions to your retirement fund? How much do you need? When you’re young, retirement is conveniently far away. You think…

5 Reasons You Should Not Save Your Money

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance / November 24, 2013

  Saving money is counterproductive. While it’s true that you need to save some money, as repugnant as the idea may be, saving for an emergency, an unforeseen calamity and to create a nest egg for eventual investment are all valid reasons to save money. Beyond that, saving is an exercise in futility and here are five reasons why. If you save $100 per week in your cookie…

Doomed to Fail? The Uphill Climb of a Startup Entrepreneur

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 26, 2013

What kind of full-time worker needs a second full-time job just to make ends meet? An entrepreneur launching a startup, that’s who. Unfortunately, this is not an unfunny riddle, but more often than not, a cold, hard fact. Rather than being able to invest his heart, soul, and time into his new business, the average entrepreneur must suffice with his heart and soul and whatever spare time he…

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