Money, Passive income

How to Navigate through 4 of the Trickiest Credit Situations

How to Navigate through 4 of the Trickiest Credit Situations Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Lexington Law. Establishing an excellent credit history isn’t easy, and there may be some snags along the way. That’s especially the case if you’ve made some mistakes or your credit is suffering due to something outside of your control. Lexington Law can help you in …


Money, Passive income

11 Best Personal Finance and Investing Podcasts

11 Best Personal Finance and Investing Podcasts I’m always baffled by people who “don’t do podcasts.” When I ask why I hear a lot of the same responses. I’m a big advocate for podcasts, so naturally, I try my best to convince them to give it a try. Person: “I don’t have time.” Me: “What about listening to it on …


What Age Should You Start Withdrawing Money from Your 401k?

What Age Should You Start Withdrawing Money from Your 401k? The 401(k) is an attractive retirement vehicle. If you work for an employer that offers this type of retirement benefit, taking advantage of it warrants serious consideration. So, what exactly are the benefits of owning a401(k) account? And at what age should you start withdrawing money from your401(k)? We’ll work …

How to Repair Your Credit When You’ve Been a Victim of Credit Card Fraud 

How to Repair Your Credit When You’ve Been a Victim of Credit Card Fraud  Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Lexington Law  In January 2017, Brian Shell returned to his home in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to discover it had been burglarized. To his horror, the safe where he stored his valuables were stolen. In the safe was a Macy’s credit …

30 Legit Ways to Get Free Children’s Books Online and Locally

30 Legit Ways to Get Free Children’s Books Online and Locally Children’s books: we love them, we cherish them… we’ve probably spent a small fortune on them. It’s understandable. If you’re a parent, you want to instill a love of books to your kids by offering them plenty of choices to read, read, and read some more. You can definitely …

Credible Review: Is it Worth it to Refinance Your Debt?

Credible Review: Is it Worth it to Refinance Your Debt? Years ago when I still had hefty private student loans to pay off, I decided to refinance for a lower interest rate. At the time, I was paying about 8 percent in interest. The refinance helped bring the interest rate down to about 4 percent. I didn’t use Credible to …

What to Do If Your Job Doesn’t Pay You Enough Money

What to Do If Your Job Doesn’t Pay You Enough Money Do you feel your job doesn’t pay you enough money? You’re not alone. According to a recent survey by PayScale, as many as 22 million Americans feel they are underemployed and underpaid. Ever since the economic crisis in 2008, most people have been content to simply have a job; …

eCampus Textbook Rental Review

eCampus Textbook Rental Review When I was in college, I always bought the cheapest book (used, or searched online for the best deal).  Textbook rental was just starting to become main stream when I left school, and now it is a very popular alternative to buying textbooks at the bookstore. If you’re looking for the best deal when it comes …