According to Experian, one of the three credit bureaus, the average credit score of a 30 year old is 634 (spoiler alert: that is NOT a good credit score!). Coincidentally, the average age of a first-time homebuyer is 32. So, let’s use homebuying as an example to illustrate how much a bad credit score will cost us. I did a… Read More
Technology plays an incredibly large role in our lives today. I will be the first to admit that I don’t know when to put down my phone or step away from the computer. When my husband gets home from work, he grabs his bag of Tostitos and parks himself at his computer. We made a promise early on that we… Read More
When given the choice between checking my bags or taking them with me on the plane, I always choose the latter. I have heard too many lost-baggage stories from close friends, family, and even strangers. I don’t want that to happen to me!
Money is one of the most fought-over issues between spouses. Will combining your finances improve your marriage? Should you and your partner consider combining finances? Finances are a personal topic and only you and your partner will know what is best for your relationship. As for my husband and me, combining our finances has been incredible for our marriage and… Read More
There are a ton of ways to make extra money online and offline. Today, I have compiled a list of methods that I have personally used to make extra cash. Let’s get started!
After college I had about $2k in credit card debt that kept growing because I decided to attend grad school for a Master’s degree instead of getting a big girl job. I had to take out loans for this new, shiny degree that amounted to roughly $25k. Once I graduated I got a full-time gig as an external auditor paying… Read More