Financial Freedom and Personal Finance Success by Moolanomy.com

Moolanomy Personal Finance Blog is home to the 12 Steps Guide to Financial Freedom and Personal Finance Success. We discuss financial concepts in an easy to understand language to help you improve your finances and better your life.


Rental Property Cash on Cash Return (CCR) and Return on Investment (ROI)

After you started investing in the stock market for a while, you are probably thinking about diversifying beyond stocks, bonds, and REITs. A common next step for many investors is investing in a rental property. Personally, that is what I did, and as a fairly seasoned real estate investor, I feel that it is important … Read more

The 5 Pillars of Personal Finance

Personal finance can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. Making the most of your money starts with five building blocks, or the 5 Pillars of Personal Finance: (1) Earn, (2) Spend, (3) Borrow, (4) Save and Invest, and (5) Protect. 1. Earn The ability to make more money is the single most … Read more

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for Independent Contractors

As a sole proprietor, independent contractor, or self-employed individual, you may be eligible to receive assistance under the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Below are key details released by the SBA on April 2, 2020: What is the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)? It is an SBA loan program that helps businesses keep their … Read more

Mortgage Forbearance: Should You Ask Your Bank for a Mortgage Relief

As states and cities issue stay-at-home orders and businesses are forced to shut down due to the current pandemic crisis, more and more people are financially impacted. Homeowners are among those affected by job loss and economic slowdown. If you are one of the homeowners affected, you are probably looking for help with your mortgage … Read more

How to Write a Check and Balance Your Checkbook

Important Information on a Check

Although online payment is prevalent nowadays, you may still find yourself in a situation where you need to write a check. For example, when you pay a contractor that doesn’t take a credit card payment or when you write a deposit check for your home purchase. If you are not familiar with how to write … Read more