Author: The Wise Cents

Amazon Prime Benefits: More than Just Free Shipping

Amazon Prime Benefits: More than Just Free Shipping

The richest person is modern history is now Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon. It’s no wonder since it seems like every week his company is disrupting another industry. With all the services and conveniences offered by Amazon, becoming a Prime member takes it to […]

The Pink Tax: How Women Pay More for Similar Products

The Pink Tax: How Women Pay More for Similar Products

Tax Day This last week was Tax Day or the last day to file taxes from the previous year. Tax day is typically April 15 of every year, except when it falls on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Part of living in a democratic country […]

What’s New This Week: Personal Reflections

What’s New This Week: Personal Reflections

When I wrote my first “what’s new this week,” I was introducing the site and seeing where things flowed. I’ve mentioned how before starting the site, I waited for no real reason. The hardest thing about having a website (from what I see so far) […]

How to File Your Taxes for Free

How to File Your Taxes for Free

It’s that time of the year again–tax season. This year tax season spans from January 29th – April 17th. “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin A few years ago when I was still in […]

What’s New This Week

What’s New This Week

The 60th Grammys The Grammys were last Sunday and left so much to talk about. Bruno Mars won a whole bunch of awards. Jay-Z didn’t despite multiple nominations. Kesha performed along with other women wearing white in support of the Time’s Up movement. Ed Sheeran […]

4 Ways to Set Better Goals in 2018

4 Ways to Set Better Goals in 2018

I can’t believe how fast time is going. It almost February! As I started getting older, I realized that time seemed to fly by faster and faster. Now that I’ve been out of college for almost twice the time I spent there, time appears to […]

What’s New in the World this Week – January 2018

What’s New in the World this Week – January 2018

I’ve officially been at this for a few days and have actually kept it up pretty consistently. At this point, I’m not getting thousands of page views. Most of my traffic is direct so I’m thinking it’s mostly people that know me which is cool! […]

The Importance of a “Fuck Off” Fund

The Importance of a “Fuck Off” Fund

Two years ago, a story written on thebillfold.com went viral on the internet (at least in the world of personal finance). This is around the time I started reading seriously about this stuff and remember it really resonating with me. I had just graduated from […]

The Value of Money: Living and Finishing Rich

The Value of Money: Living and Finishing Rich

I’ve started telling friends and family about this passion project called The Wise Cents I’ve taken on. Everyone I’ve told has been extremely supportive and it’s motivated me to research, find and create content that is useful even if only for myself and a few […]

What’s New in the World This Week – January 2018

What’s New in the World This Week – January 2018

I’ve always been a fan of keeping up with mostly general politics and business news. Money touches everything somehow even if it’s not explicitly obvious and as I think about the direction I want this passion project to take on, the more I want to include […]