Personal Finance

Budgeting Strategies: The 50/30/20 Rule

Budgeting Strategies: The 50/30/20 Rule

While there is no “wrong” way to save money and budget, some people find it easiest to save money when they have a system or rule to follow. The key to saving is discipline: if you’re disciplined, you’ll stay consistent. If you’re consistent, you’ll save money and have the ability …

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What Should You Do With Your Tax Return?

What Should You Do With Your Tax Return?

If you’re like most working Americans, you might have a tax return on the way. And, every year, the age-old question springs back up: what should you do with your tax return? A sudden windfall can be very tempting to simply drop on whatever fun stuff you want. Maybe you’ve …

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Style Myths You Need to Unlearn to Save Money

Style Myths You Need to Unlearn to Save Money

There’s a myth out there in the world of lifestyle coaches and Instagram influencers. That myth goes something like this: if you want to make money and look stylish, you need to spend money on your appearance. Sometimes called “putting up a front,” it’s the idea that only people who …

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Retirement Saving Strategies That Actually Work

Retirement Saving Strategies That Actually Work

When you’re saving for retirement, you might find it hard to visualize what it is, exactly, you’re saving towards. After all, you’re putting a lot of money away in investments that you might not see for decades. When you’re thinking about your spending in the short-term, that can be hard …

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5 Cash Back Credit Cards Tips

5 Cash Back Credit Cards Tips

I know you love the idea of free money that you can spend anywhere you want doing anything you want, and I don’t blame you. I love it when someone tells me I can use a cash back credit card all year long and make money with every purchase so …

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How Can You Prevent Credit Card Fraud?

How Can You Prevent Credit Card Fraud?

Credit card fraud is among the most common methods of thievery out there right now. It happens all the time, and most of us have no idea it’s happening. It’s not just the man who takes your card out of your wallet after stealing it, or the person who takes …

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