Filing for bankruptcy and still struggling to make ends meet, dealing with mom’s cheapskate boyfriend, and convincing a significant other that he should have paid off his student debt yesterday.
All of these tricky situations have been the subject of personal finance blog The Penny Hoarder‘s new column, Dear Penny. Launched in March 2018, Dear Penny shares advice in those nightmarish, yet all too common situations where life and money mix.
When a friend suggested that St. Pete native and coffee connoisseur Brendan Smith organize a local “shop-to-shop” tasting tour of specialty coffee around the city, he couldn’t get the idea out of his head.
It sounded like the perfect idea at the right time, the local coffee industry was booming. It started small, but like all great ideas, it quickly took root. “I created a small Facebook event for some friends and after a few months, the responses were overwhelming,” Smith said.
The CEOs running S&P 500 companies cumulatively took home $10 billion in 2017, an amount that is 44% higher than what is usually reported, according to an Axios analysis of Securities and Exchange Commission filings.
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