My Empties

Monday, February 8, 2021

There are products that I buy to try and never use again. And then there are those products that I buy over and over again and squeeze every ounce of product out of the container. I admit to feeling a tinge of sadness when the product is completely empty, but then there's the high you feel when you replenish it. This month, I'm starting a new monthly series called "My Empties" where I'll share the products that I buy and use time and time again and are perennial favorites.

Here are this month's "empties":

What To Consider Before Investing In Real Estate

Sunday, February 7, 2021
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Many people are frequently looking for ways to invest their money in order to reap the financial benefits. There are lots of factors that go into determining whether an investment opportunity is something that will suit you. This all depends on the individual themselves; their capabilities, their funds, their dedication, and more. It’s worth noting that what works for one person may not always work for you.

One area which seems to be the most popular is to invest in real estate. Buying a property for financial gain is has been so popular because there are options when you buy an investment property. You can choose to buy a property for the purpose of renting it, or you can purchase a distressed property and then turn it around in order to make a great profit, also referred to as "flipping". No matter what your end goal is, there's a lot to consider before moving forward with a real estate investment opportunity.


Podcasts I'm Currently Loving

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Every weekday morning after I drop Harper off at school, I sit down at my desk with a mug of hot lemon water and listen to The Daily, a current events podcast from The New York Times. It's my favorite way to kick off the day, and host Michael Barbaro's voice is so soothing in the early morning. As the day goes on, I switch back and forth from music to podcasts depending on my mood and what I'm working on. If I need to be more productive, music is a better option. But when I want to chill, a podcast is ideal.

A recent group text with friends where we chatted about podcasts and offered up our recommendations inspired this post. Here are the podcasts that I am currently loving.