As of this writing, I am in the midst of selling my condo and anxiously await the closing. But just five months ago, I thought that today I would be a landlord renting out my condo in Denver while living in Portland bringing in about $500 a month in profit to help me live the […]
Let me ask you this, “How many sources of income do you have?” You may have actually never heard this question before because most people have just one! Perhaps you have a job at a corporate headquarters or a local factory, or maybe you work hard in an environment like a hospital or a veterinary […]
Have you ever had the urge to get rich? To go out to eat whenever you wanted, buy that perfect cottage on the lake, and travel to every possible country you can think of? It sure sounds nice doesn’t it? Many people actually have this lifestyle, but there’s just one problem – they are NOT […]
How many places have you worked? Did you have a clear understanding of the benefits before you accepted each job? If I had to wager a guess, I would say that many of you knew what your starting salary would be, you knew if there was a 401(k) match, and if you have a family, […]
I felt stuck. I was living in the same city my parents chose when I was 5 years old. I was in an industry with lots of consolidation and at a company with little room for growth. I had a great boss and a great job, but didn’t see any path to promotion. I was […]
Phase 1: Collect Underpants. Phase 3: Profit. Who says you can’t learn any good financial lessons from South Park?
Many Narrow Bridge Finance readers work on a side project or hobby outside of their main job to earn side income. While managing the finance for side income is only a small project early on, as the company grows it becomes more complicated. At that point, it is best to decide if it is worthwhile to […]
When you are searching for stocks to buy, you have the option to look at stocks that have dividends and stocks that do not have dividends. Your gut probably tells you that dividends are good because your stock is paying you. However, when you run the numbers non-dividend stocks may be a better deal.
In 2008, I started this blog as a hobby with a goal of making a few bucks in extra income. It took a lot of hard work, but this site is now generating about 15% of my annual income before taxes. That is pretty sweet! Here are some tips to turn your hobby into income.
There has been a lot of talk lately about rich people vs. poor people. In the height of the political season, fingers are being pointed, people are being accused, and even Fortune magazine took time to ask if it is still okay to be rich today in America.
This weekend, I had the pleasure of watching my sister graduate Summa Cum Lade from the University of Arkansas. While in Fayetteville, I watched thousands of students receive their degrees, but I realized that most did not get a financial education on par with their newly minted degrees. Here are some top tips for new graduates around the world.
One of my life list goals for 2012 is to start a niche site that makes money. Having never done this before, I was not sure exactly how to start and where to go. Rather than try it alone, I joined forces with my friend Jeff at Sustainable Life Blog to start our first niche site together.