Apps to Help Improve Credit Scores

March 20, 2015

Many believe that improving their credit score takes years of work and lots of money. But, the truth is, it is a balance of not overspending and managing your finances wisely. The following four apps can help you improve your credit score by monitoring it or monitoring your finances. Credit Karma Credit Karma is a […]

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How Many Installment Loans are Too Many?

December 29, 2014

Are you worried about having too many installment loans? Well, you shouldn’t. The number of loans isn’t the problem: it’s the fixed monthly payments that can become the issue. If your debt to income ratio is too high, it doesn’t matter if it’s an installment or revolving account. What is the Appropriate Number of Installment […]

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Aereo Micro Antenna and the Big Bad Broadcasters

April 17, 2014

As a person who loves finding ways to save money and get stuff for free (legally of course), I am positively intrigued about an upcoming Supreme Court case which may actually decide the fate of how we consume media. The Backstory Aereo is a start-up tech company that has developed a micro antenna for catching […]

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Is Social Media Keeping You in Debt?

June 20, 2013

In a simpler time, folks were only envious of what their neighbors had – a bigger house, a newer car, or even a better lawn. Things have definitely changed. Personally, I go back and forth on social media. One day I’ll appreciate the ease of communication and the ability to keep in touch . . […]

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How to Spot Bad Financial Advice

June 5, 2013

Ok, so this post will probably sound like a gripe session here and there.  But I’m okay with that. I was reading an article online earlier this week (from a reliable source) about used cars and saving money.  But the writer took a u-turn and basically instructed the reader to buy a new car if […]

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3 Easy Steps to Automate Your Money

May 31, 2013

Technology is an always-changing phenomenon. Nowadays we have the ability to deposit pictures of checks, pay with the wave of a wrist band, and email money back and forth. Conducting personal business by setting foot in a bank or paying your bills through the mail continues to be useful in many situations – but it […]

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MagicBand Mentality – The Ease of Spending at Disney

May 30, 2013

After reading about how the one-percenters from New York “do” Disney (by hiring disabled people to get them to the front of the lines at Disneyland), I’ve been tuned into Disney news for the past week or so. This morning, I was reading an interesting article about a new piece of technology that plans to […]

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