Manage Money
rent to own homes

Are Rent To Own Homes A Good Idea?

Is it better to live in rent to own homes, rent, or buy our homes outright? The answer, like many questions of this nature, depends on a lot of things. Everyone’s personal circumstances are different and the decision should always

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YNAB vs Mint

YNAB vs Mint: Budgeting App Comparison

We want everyone to have a budget every single month. That’s why we are comparing two of the most popular budget apps – Mint and You Need A Budget (YNAB). These are two of the most popular online budgeting app,

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This Is Your Definitive 2020 Guide to MyFedLoan

Everything You Need to Know About MyFedLoan

It should be no surprise to anyone that consumer and student loan debt in the United States is at an all-time high. Several studies put student loan debt in the United States at $1.6 trillion!  A recent article in Forbes

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where to get quarters

Where to Get Quarters: 8 Quick Solutions

Ever been craving something from a vending machine or been wanting to hit up the arcades, only to find that your coin stash is looking pretty depleted? Or perhaps you’re always looking for the opportunity to add a little into your

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google sheets budget templates

The Best Google Sheets Budget Templates

Many people struggle with learning how to make a budget. Starting to manage your money with a spreadsheet can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Find the best Google Sheets budget template to fit your budgeting needs. It’s all

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how much car can I afford

How Much Car Can I Afford?

Go ahead, and ask a financial expert this question, and chances are you’re bound to get quite a few answers. Whether it’s the 10% gross income rule for monthly car payments and expenses or the 25% rule for purchasing a

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rent payment

The Easiest Way to Make Your Rent Payment

House prices are rising around the country. Buying a house is more complicated than ever for many. Statistics show Millennials are not buying homes at the rate of previous generations. If they’re not buying houses at the pace they once

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tax prep checklist

The Ultimate Tax Prep Checklist

Tax preparation can be a complicated process. Get it wrong, even by accident, and there could be hefty penalties to pay. This is why filing your taxes needs to be carefully considered with methodical preparations. We’ve created a free tax prep

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2020 tax forms

A Clear Explanation of Common IRS Tax Forms

Understanding your 2020 tax forms can require a bit of time and patience. We are happy to provide some tax tips in our comprehensive guide of common Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax forms to help you navigate one of your

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online brokers

The Best Online Brokers for Every Investor

When it comes to investing, choosing where to invest is often the first and most crucial choice you make. Choose correctly, and you’ll be in a great spot to pick from a wide variety of low-cost funds and make trades

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robo advisors

Everything You Need to Know About Robo Advisors

Robo-advisors might not be as inherently exciting as the 1966 Western Classic starring Clint Eastwood, but they are certainly more modern. 42 years after the debut of this Eastwood blockbuster, the first Robo-Advisor came onto the scene. And 11 years

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money fights

How to Stop Money Fights in Your Marriage

Why is money such a taboo subject in many homes? If you have money fights in your marriage, you are not alone. Most couples will argue about money at some point. Whether you are fighting about the cost of your

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debt in the United States

Fixing 3 Kinds of Debt in the United States

Let’s face it, debt in the United States is a problem. From our national debt, student loan debt, and consumer debt. Debt in the United States is a problem on all levels. Why is that? I’m a firm believer that

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debt consolidation

What You Don’t Know About Debt Consolidation

If you have many different debts with different interest rates, payoff schedules, and balances, it may sound like a good idea to sign up for debt consolidation. Debt consolidation can seem appealing with the promise of a significantly lower monthly

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student loan debt crisis

How to Avoid the Student Loan Debt Crisis

Student debt in America is at a record-setting high, hampering most post-educational dreams of independence and prosperity. The crippling debt staring down at borrowers, a memento mori. It’s no secret that student loan debt is a burden for most people

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six figure

7 Mistakes Six-Figure Earners Make

John hit the six-figure mark in his day job at twenty-four years old. This was a huge milestone for us. It enables us to live off of only part of his income while using the rest of our earnings (including

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