What financial mistakes you should avoid during COVID-19 emergency (Guest Post)

The whole world is experiencing a difficult time which probably no one ever imagined. We are scared of going out of our homes. The kids are homeschooling, many people are working from home if feasible, the health care workers and doctors are working day and night, and people are worried about whether or not they’ll be able to get necessary grocery items at stores. Many people have been laid off, some others are facing pay cuts, and many others are worried about how long they’ll get their paycheck. In such a situation, it is quite evident that you’ll worry about your financial future.

It is the need of the time that you try to manage your finances better and don’t commit any mistakes.

Here are a few financial mistakes that you shouldn’t commit during this COVID-19 emergency.

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The Way Life Goes (Guest Post)

Howie Bick is the founder of The Analyst Handbook, a collection of 16 guides created to help current and aspiring Analysts advance their careers. Prior to founding The Analyst Handbook, Howie was a financial analyst. Here he riffs on lifestyle design and more…

Life is an interesting thing to say the least.

We all have different or various visions of our selves, and for the future. It’s an incredibly interesting topic of discussion, trying to build the type of lifestyle you want to live, and decide what you’re trying to get out of life. It’s something that takes a lot of time, years of work, and is constantly changing, as both you and the world are as well. It’s an interesting thing to talk about, as we’re sitting here, waiting to go on our personal journey as well. Thinking about the various factors, the various things, and the various meaning were looking for. It’s one of the things that everyone thinks about, and everybody dreams about, and but really diving deep into it, is something we haven’t done.

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4 Must Haves: Personal Finance Apps (Guest Post)

There’s a first time for almost everything.  And that even includes guests posts on this blog!  Recently Money Done Right reached out and pitched a few ideas for a guest post to Freedom 33.  Because we all know how much I believe in the power of tracking (I decided I need to gain a better water-drinking habit and started tracking daily intake, which led to me drinking an average of almost 4.5L over the last week!), we eventually settled on the topic of personal finance apps.

Not only do I understand the power of tracking our progress – I’ve gotten a handle on my diet, finances, water consumption, driving habits and once upon a time quit smoking this way – but I am always on the lookout for ways to improve the process.  I have used Mint for a long time to track my finances, but ultimately still turn to my own spreadsheet as it serves me exactly how I want to be served, and I still haven’t managed to fully bend Mint to my will.  

Nevertheless, I am excited to hear about other options that may save me some time and allow me to finally move away from my clunky (but effective) Google Sheets spreadsheet method of tracking my finances.


It can be confusing and overwhelming to start monitoring your money more closely, but there are more tools than ever to help you understand and manage your finances. You can find effective mobile apps to cover a variety of elements of personal finance.

This article will identify four of the most powerful personal finance apps currently available. These are great places to start for anyone new to budgeting. Mobile apps make personal finance more convenient and help you stick to your financial goals.

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