The Weekend Toast series is a collection of recently published articles by other bloggers that I put together to share. Consider this your one-stop-shop for remaining up-to-date on being a badass.
So, grab your drink of choice, put your feet up and get ready to read!
This week: easy to make recipes, Covid relief efforts, free coffee!, Netflix original movies, reducing stress, making money from home, your stimulus checks, finance lessons and investment bootcamp!
Cheers! (and stay safe everyone)
No time like the present to flex your cooking skills. TheMoneyMix gives you 80 Quick and Easy Recipes – Perfect During Coronavirus Days to use all those ingredients in your fridge and pantry. Stay safe and healthy folks!
My friend Physician on FIRE is donating 100% of next month’s profits to Covid relief efforts. Check out how you can help out: Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts With Only a Click (or Two)!
To my comrades in arms who work in healthcare, Starbucks is giving you free coffee for the next month! Starbucks giving free coffee to first responders, healthcare workers dealing with coronavirus. For longer-term coffee planning, and if you don’t like Starbucks, Panera is offering a coffee subscription: Panera’s New $9/Month Coffee Subscription Is Actually a Good Deal. If you’ve never had Panera coffee, it’s DELICIOUS. Plus amazing soups and goodies to keep you going during this time (and beyond).
During this crazy time, it’s important that we work on self-care and take time to reduce stress. Prolonged elevations in stress can affect our health, our sleep, and decrease our immunity. Check out: 10 Techniques to Relieve Stress and Improve Your Sleep by yours truly :), and How to Reduce Stress When You Work From Home by TheMoneyMix.
And if you have exhausted all the things to do at home and you just want to relax and need some Netflix recommendations, Your Money Geek has your back with Top 10 Netflix Original Movies You Can Watch Right Now.
Many people are in a financial crunch now because of this pandemic. Many small business owners are struggling and yet we all still have bills to pay and mouths to feed. If you or someone you know needs ideas on how to get through these next few weeks, here are 12 Ways to Make Money Now, and if you’re interested in a more long term solution going forward, take a look at this post by Invested Wallet, How to Earn Money From Home [The Best Remote Jobs]. Best of Luck!
In other news, the $2trillion plus economic stimulus bill has passed. How do you know if you qualify? How much you’ll get and what it can mean for you and your household? Wealthy Nickel has all the answers and more! Stimulus Check 2020: Everything You Need to Know
If you have free time, maybe take a few to inspect your finances and learn a little bit about the market (especially considering how it’s thrown us all for a loop). Some lessons to be learned at this time are shared by MikedUpBlog at 7 Personal Finance Lessons from the Coronavirus.
If you’re interested in improving your investment skills and need some help getting started, check out this Investment Bootcamp!
Its FREE to sign up. You’ll get a new lesson in your email each day and at the end of it have a much better grasp of different kinds of investments and opportunities available to you!