Finding Investments Through Your Interests

When you manage your own investment accounts, it can be hard to find stock you want to buy. Businesses to invest in are in no short supply, but finding the…

Read More September 29, 2019

Why Avoiding Fancy Coffee Doesn’t Fix Your Budget

It’s easy to place the blame of tight budgets on the individual and their personal moral failings. It’s certainly easier than pointing out the systematic problem that leads to an…

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Saving Money with Customer Loyalty Programs

You can find savings in customer loyalty programs, depending on how you use them and how often you frequent those particular stores. If you do it right, you don’t even…

Read More September 29, 2019

Understanding Investment Accounts

Investment accounts sound simple. It’s an account for investing! However, there are multiple types of investment accounts, each with their own pros and cons. Picking the right kind of account…

Read More September 29, 2019

Moving Your 401K When You Quit

Your 401K is typically attached to your job, so that your employer can match your retirement contributions. As such, you may wonder: What happens to the account when you quit…

Read More September 22, 2019

Should You Work in Your Retirement, and Should You Plan To?

Working during retirement sounds like an oxymoron. How can you be retired if you’re still working? Funnily enough, it’s not that contradictory. A job during retirement isn’t the typical nine-to-five…

Read More September 22, 2019

The Financial Dangers of Buying Homes

Buying a house is a cultural milestone in the United States. For many people, it represents being responsible, financially stable, and ready to start a family. However, there’s a great…

Read More September 22, 2019

What Modern Retirement May Look Like

The state of retirement in the United States will likely vary from those before us. With future generations being smaller than the ones before it, and with life expectancy rising,…

Read More September 15, 2019

Preparing for Bills: Income and One Time Purchases

Money management lies in understanding the different types of payments you’ll make: fixed and variable expenses. There’s the misconception that if you spend less on your variable expenses, you’ll have…

Read More September 15, 2019

Preparing for Retirement When Self Employed

Whether you’re an artist or a freelance programmer, you’ll benefit from looking ahead at your future with retirement in mind. You, unlike your salaried counterparts, don’t get a 401k package…

Read More September 15, 2019

Saving the Receipts: What to Keep and What to Toss

Most receipts you’re given by the cashier don’t need to be saved. However, not all of them are destined for the recycling bin just yet. Here are the receipts you…

Read More September 13, 2019

How Not to Save Money (Why Some “Helpful” Tips are Actually Harmful)

Everyone has financial advice for others. Even if it’s well-meaning, that doesn’t make it helpful or wise. It’s easy to criticize how someone handles their money from the outside. However,…

Read More September 13, 2019

Should You Invest if You’re Hand to Mouth?

Though common wisdom says to always save when you can, it’s not feasible or functional for everyone. For those who live hand-to-mouth every paycheck, with little to spare, investing in…

Read More September 13, 2019

Best Ways to Save Money as a Renter

These days, renting is not cheap in many areas. For some people, paying rent is almost a hardship. At the same time, it is generally the biggest expense for many…

Read More April 12, 2019

Best Credit Cards for Improving Your Credit Score

Millions of people struggle with the problem of bad credit. If you have made poor financial decisions or used a credit card in an irresponsible manner, the chances are high…

Read More April 12, 2019

6 Ways to Pay Off Student Loans ASAP

Most students today accept that student loans are an unfortunate fact of life. Even with grants and scholarships, the average student has to take on student loans in order to…

Read More April 12, 2019

4 Ways to Start Saving More Money Now

Anyone that hopes to build wealth must start by mastering saving their money. While saving money doesn’t come naturally to everyone, learning a few basic strategies for saving your money…

Read More April 12, 2019

The Big 3 Types of Credit You Need

Our world runs on credit. It wasn’t always that way, but now it is a rarity that people pay cash. They use their debit cards for small purchases but for…

Read More April 12, 2019

How To Get The Personal Loan You Really Need

Everybody needs a loan sometimes. It could be for taking a vacation, making a down payment on a car, attending a wedding in Hawaii or for any of a thousand…

Read More April 12, 2019

5 Credit Cards With $500 Bonuses

Credit cards are convenient, and they can be safer than carrying cash around because of consumer protections. They can also pay off in cold, hard cash. As long as you…

Read More April 12, 2019