Day: February 24, 2021

Going to College Can Vastly Improve Your Financial Future – 5 Reasons to Do It

Just like you’ve always been told to eat your vegetables, you might have also been told somewhere along the line that you should go to college. There are lots of different reasons to take classes or pursue a degree, no matter how much school you’ve already had. Here are five of the best we know […]

Student Loans – What to Know Before You Owe

Thinking about higher education can be stressful, especially if you’re not sure how you’re going to pay for it. Student loans are an excellent option for many people. If you’re worried about going into debt or if you have other questions about how financing your education will affect your future, we’re here to help. We […]

How to Go from Bad Credit to Good Credit

It seems that cash is no longer king. With so many people relying on credit to make purchases these days, especially with the popularity of online shopping, we’ve definitely moved into an era where the convenience of credit reigns supreme. Unlike cash-in-hand, however, it’s all too easy to overextend ourselves when spending on credit alone. […]

8 Smart Ways to Use a Personal Loan Around Your New House

You sign your lease or arrange your mortgage. You move into your new home. You’re ready for the easy life – you have your spot to live and you’re ready to go.  You are ready to relax in your new space. But then the real cost of homeownership appears – repairs, maintenance, furniture and yard […]

6 More Ways to Improve Your Budget

If you want to improve the state of your personal finance, you will need to make deliberate budgeting moves. Paying for things and hoping for the best is not the way to get out of debt, improve your bad credit, or save money for future financial goals. Instead of just winging it, you need a […]

The Evils of Payday Loans

Each year millions of Americans use payday loans. You may have heard  how some have landed in debt spirals and needed to take another loan to pay the first or similar. We’ve all heard such stories, but decided to dig a little deeper into payday loans and whether they’re truly as horrible as some make […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Frugal Living

There’s a lot to love about frugal living. But you may have questions about what it’s like to commit to true frugal living. Are you going to feel deprived? Is this a life of sacrifice? The answer to both questions is a resounding NO. Frugal living isn’t about living a life of deprivation. It’s about […]

How to Have Kids Without Going Broke

Babies are expensive. The hospital bills. The diapers. The childcare. It all adds up to a lot of money, and for many families, the cost is preventative. They choose not to have a baby until they feel they can afford to do so. The trick is, while your finances might improve with age, your ability […]

How to Get Money Fast

Running out of money is a terrible feeling. Fortunately, finding easy cash can be easier than you think. We have collected a list of possibilities below that will help you get cash and get back on your feet quickly. Give Blood You can make an easy $30 or so by giving blood. You might be […]

5 Money Mistakes You Might Be Making Now

Everyone struggles at times with personal finance. It’s inevitable that, despite your best intentions, something goes wrong with your personal finances. The hope is that when you make a money mistake, it is something that is easily correctable. Sometimes a mistake is just that – a mistake. You missed a payment deadline. You forgot to […]