Credit Guide: Everything You Need To Know About Credit {sponsored}

Credit Guide Everything you need to know about credit.

Personal finance gurus often look down on credit cards. They may claim that it’s irresponsible to borrow or equate credit cards with some sort of moral failure. But the truth is that credit is helpful in many ways. Credit allows you to leverage your money today. It helps provide you with a borrowing history in […]

Top 10 Mobile Apps For Managing Money {sponsored}

top 10 mobile apps for managing  money

Mobile apps are where it’s at. I’m a big fan of managing my money and credit on the go and mobile apps are the best way to stay on top of payments, credit limits, pay bills, and more no matter where I am. I’m compiling a list of my favorite apps, but I would love […]

5 Steps To Get Your Student Ready For A Credit Card (and what to do if they’re already in debt) {sponsored}

5 steps to help your students be ready for credit

Credit cards and young people don’t seem to mix well. We all know the story of the teenager that goes off to college, gets their first credit card, and before they know it they’re in a mountain of debt with no way out. That story is all too common. I’m sure many of you relate […]

Double Cashback with Discover it® {sponsored}

Double your cash with Discover

Do you ever wish you could double your money? You could do so much more. Save twice as much, give back twice as much, invest twice as much—the possibilities are endless! Don’t we all wish we could wave a magic wand and double our money? While it may sound too good to be true there […]

Kaiku Prepaid Card {sponsored}

Kaiku Prepaid card lifestyle

Learning to manage money is not something we’re taught in school. You either learn money habits from your parents, by modeling their behavior, or you go off into the world and make mistakes (that are often expensive) and find yourself paying for those mistakes many years later. (Hello, student loans.) One of the best and […]

29 Ways To Prepare For Baby Financially {sponsored}

29 Ways To Prepare For Baby Financially

Thank you Chicco Shop for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Chicco Shop, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. Babies are awesome. But money wise getting ready for baby can seem like a huge challenge. Saving money on baby and preparing your finances for baby’s arrival are almost a part-time […]

529 Day

529 Day Fidelity

It’s 529 Day!  Every year on 5/29 many 529 plans offer up special deals to help celebrate the holiday while others raise awareness about 529 plans and their benefits. In honor of the holiday we’re sharing tips and an infographic from Fidelity. I recommend college savings come AFTER retirement savings, and while college costs can […]

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How many times has this happened to you? You’re getting ready to leave, or about to pay and suddenly you realize you’ve misplaced your credit card. In a panic you retrace your steps trying to remember the last time you had it out and where you might have put it. You look everywhere you can […]

7 Frugal + Easy Non-Food Party Favor Ideas

Outdoor play favor

Birthday party favors seem silly. You’re hosting a party, providing entertainment, food, drinks, and cake, AND you have to give the little guests something to take home? I have no idea where the tradition started for parents to give out birthday party favors, but it’s one of my least favorite things as a parent. As […]