November 2017 Update and Giveaway!

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EDIT: Congrats to Joanne for winning the $25 Amazon Gift Card! (12/02/2017)

I know, I know. You want to hear about the giveaway. If you really don’t care about anything else I have to say, … Read More

What Credit Card Should I Get?

what credit card should i get

In a sea of endless credit cards clouded by promotions, bonuses, and fine print, it can be overwhelming to pick and choose which is the best credit card for you. Before you ask “what credit card should I get?”, it’s beneficial to ask yourself some other questions first. … Read More

The Difference Between Frugal and Cheap

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I remember overhearing a conversation at a restaurant recently that went a little something like this:

“Why do you never want to spend money on me?”

“Because we’re broke.”

“No we’re not. You’re just being cheap.”

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How Much Should I Spend?

how much should i spend on a house, on a car, on food
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I remember talking to another colleague of mine at my first “real” job. I was making decent money as a recent college grad, but nothing crazy. He couldn’t have been earning much more than me. It … Read More

How I (Finally) Got An 800 Credit Score

How to get 800 credit

I recently took a peek at my latest credit score and realized I had breached the 800 mark. There were no fireworks, no parades – just me blankly looking at my computer screen. For some reason, it had always seemed like such a major accomplishment to achieve. I am certainly … Read More

3 Month Update: How I Started Blogging

Wow I can’t believe its been 3 months since I first started this website. It still boggles my mind that I waited this long to start a blog. I’ll be posting monthly updates from now on to share progress of how my blog is progressing, lessons I’ve learned, or just … Read More

Budgeting 101: Money Saving Tips

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It always feels easy to save money when you hear about how others are doing it. But a lot of advice out there really only tackle high level details and unclear examples of how to actually save money. Below is a list of some practical ways to save money. You’d … Read More

Equifax Breach: What You Should Do

equifax breach

If you haven’t heard already, Equifax, a major credit report agency was breached. Whether you like it or not, your personal information (DOB, social security, account info, etc..,) is most likely compromised. The amount of information out there can be overwhelming when you’re really trying to figure out what you … Read More