The Best from Rockstar Finance for December 26, 2018

Today's Features

Annual Planning That Works

I know, it’s a lot of time, energy and processing. But for us, it’s worth every bit of the effort because it strengthens our sense of who we are as individuals and what we can create as a couple. It reduces conflicts during the year because we have clear and explicit priorities that we’ve agreed upon. And most importantly, it allows us to move forward strategically into the new year.

9 Side Hustles for 2019 That Don’t Require a Lot of Talent or Ramp-Up Time

Nearly 40 percent of Americans are rocking at least one side gig, a recent Bankrate survey found—and the average hustler brings in $686 per month. If earning more money is on your 2019 resolutions list, these gigs can help. With a relatively low barrier to entry, they don’t require much time or even talent to get started.

15 Years Later: 5 Things I Wish I Knew Sooner

If you’re thinking about trying or doing something, do it. Don’t wait. Of course, make a plan with an overall timeline and objective in mind. Life is too short. The longer you are unhappy, the less time you have to be happy.

How One Couple Makes Over $60,000 Reselling Shoes

Is Sneaker Resale a legit business? For Lindsay & Ryan from RNZY in Maine, the answer is yes. They have been reselling sneakers since 2017. It started by selling some pairs of shoes lying around in their closet. But Lindsay & Ryan decided to make it a full-time venture and its paid off. Last year they made $22,000 in profits and they’ve made just under $60,000 in profits so far in 2018.

10 Fun and Cheap Winter Break Activities

The holiday season can be super expensive, which is why most families usually aim to wind down and relax at home over the break. If you know you’ll be on a budget but are still looking for ways to keep your kids entertained, here are 10 fun and cheap winter break activities.

Rockstar Guest Curator

Camilo and Francisco run The Finance Twins , where they're on a mission to simplify personal finance and make important financial information more accessible. Raised in poverty, the twins overcame adversity to reach the highest levels of academic success. With degrees from top academic institutions including an M.B.A. from Harvard and an M.D. from the Mayo Clinic, the twins have seen the disparity in financial knowledge between social classes. They're working to close that gap.

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