Perhaps you want to get your financial situation in order, but you’re not sure where to start. Follow these four steps, and you can be on your way towards your financial goals this week. 1. Write out a budget. Make sure that you’re not spending more than you’re making. You can do this in Excel,…… Continue reading 4 Easy Steps to Plan for your Financial Future
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Since graduation, each year, I find myself a little unhappier with my body than the year before. This year, I have found better success with trying to control my weight. Each time, though, I seem to eventually fall right back off the proverbial horse. Is the upward climb inevitable? For context, I am the opposite of…… Continue reading Why is it so hard to be healthy (I mean skinny)?
At first we started out real cool Taking me places I ain’t never been But now, you’re getting comfortable Ain’t doing those things you did no more You’re slowly making me pay for things Your money should be handling …Oh my bad, that’s Destiny Child’s work, not mine. (Fantastic song, though.) Why is that people…… Continue reading An Ode to Money, by Me
You know how to get your free credit report. Now, where do you go to get a free credit score? By free, I mean that in the course of registering you are not required, at any point, to input credit card information. I’ve compiled a list of sites that I’ve personally used to get my free…… Continue reading Where to get your Free Credit Score
If you’ve navigated to any of the three bureaus in an attempt to receive your federally mandated yearly credit report, the homepage of each site typically advertises a great deal on seeing your credit report/score. The problem is, these cost money, which is a whole lot more than free. So where’s the free report? Step 1:…… Continue reading How to (actually) get a free credit report from Equifax/Experian/TransUnion
In order to talk about what I think good credit card management should look like, I think it’s only fair that I share what cards I currently carry with me. Why would anyone bother listening to what I have to say otherwise? There are 5 cards sitting in my wallet: BankAmericard Visa Platinum Plus This is…… Continue reading What’s in my wallet?