Entries by Josh Patoka

H&R Block Review: Make Taxes Easy

Everybody’s “favorite” time of year is here once again. It’s tax time. If you’re looking for free tax filing this year, you can use H&R Block. As one of the largest tax prep services, you can effortlessly file your federal and state taxes. And, you can enjoy other benefits that smaller tax prep software might […]

7 Simple Ways to Invest $1,000

Not knowing how to invest $1,000 is a good problem to have. After all, you have extra money to earn passive income instead of paying bills. And, $1,000 is enough to build a small, but diversified portfolio. When it comes to investing, one of the most common questions I receive is How do I invest? Where […]

How Much Rent Can I Afford?

Maybe, your current rental agreement is coming up for renewal. Or, you’re moving to a new city. Before you sign the new lease, ask yourself this question, “How much rent can I afford?” With seven years of rental experience in two cities, I’m well familiar with this question. Renting has many advantages. But, one downside […]

How Much Should You Spend on a Wedding?

Every couple dreams of having the perfect wedding. Turning those dreams into a reality can get expensive quickly. Today, we’re going to answer this question every bride and groom ask: How much should you spend on a wedding? The average American wedding costs between $20,000 and $30,000. Does that sound too high for one day? […]

50+ Things to Do at Night That Won’t Break the Bank

Many of us enjoy living by the motto, “Work Hard, Play Hard.” You work hard to make ends meet and have a little extra cash to enjoy the fruits of your labor. As you already know, going out can get expensive in a hurry. After browsing through this abundant list of ideas, you’ll be saying: […]