When starting out in your first job, it can be tough to save. Between rent, transportation costs, student loan debt (and more) you may think saving money is impossible. Luckily, it's easier to save than you may think! You will need to create a savings plan. Boring, right? But once you've identified … [Read more...] about How Much Should I Save?
The importance of having a budget has been debated probably since the origin of the word. Some people live by a budget and can’t get by without their spreadsheets, while others simply see it as an ineffective waste of time. In fact, a Gallup poll indicated that two-thirds of American households do … [Read more...] about What Would the World Be Like Without Budgets
Just searching, applying, and attending interviews while looking for your first career position directly after college can be a full time job all by itself. I remember looking for my first job. I used to get frustrated when I saw former classmates getting hired by friends. It made me think that all … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Find a Job By Networking Online
Do you have a guilty pleasure that always seems to steal attention from your financial goals? For many people, purchasing coffee each morning is becomes their 'expensive' habit. Coffee is more of a want than a need so it’s often looked down upon in the world of personal finance. Financial goals … [Read more...] about Why Getting the Latte Makes You Richer
Ready to buy your first home? First-time homebuyers have a few things to consider before shopping for a home. A home is one of the largest purchases that you will make in your lifetime so its important to get it right. Here are 5 tips to consider as you start your home buying process. Tip 1: … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for First Time Homebuyers
Have you ever been somewhere, travelling or even in your own hometown, when you lost your credit card or even your entire wallet? The moment of panic that ensues while you search frantically for your card is not fun to experience, but this may happen to you at some point or another. With any luck … [Read more...] about I Lost my Credit Card, What Do I Do Now?