Divorce, Mortgages and Your Money: What To Do Financially If You’re Left Out in the Cold

No one embarks on marriage with divorce in mind, but the reality is that more than half of all marriage will fail. For some, divorce is amicable while others go through years of messy heartache and pain. What to do financially following a divorce may leave a few questions unanswered.  Divorce and Personal Finances Open […]

When You’ll Finally Care About Your Credit Score

I’ve seen a lot out there about how to fix your credit score, how to stop destroying your credit score, and how to check your credit score. If everyone knows that credit scores are such a big deal, then why are people struggling with them? Well, yes, for one they are somewhat complicated to understand. […]

Too Much Arguing? 5 Financial Arguments to Avoid With Family & Friends

Hey, face it. Financial arguments are a reality. It’s unfortunate. The truth is that finances are rarely the true center of an argument – it’s the way the two parties handle the situation. Misunderstandings, poor communication, or someone venturing out too far on their own can cause sticky money situations. You’ll never have a say […]

Money Mistakes That Will Poison You

Don’t burn yourself financially with bad financial mistakes. I’ve made some, and if I had just been more diligent and attentive I could have avoided them. I recently was reading a post by Tortoise Banker about Protecting Your A$$ets and Income and he truly inspired this post. Being Uninsured In any regard. Having no car […]

Am I less of a man if I’m in debt?

There’s a dirty little word called “debt” that has brought many a man to tears and shame. You might not see it because no man boasts of it. “Hey, I’m 5k dollars in credit card debt” – boasted no one ever. This is not the same as saying with pride that you purchased a home. But debt […]

How Much Does Lyft Cost? A Little Hint on the Ride-Sharing Service’s Pricing

Just two weeks ago I used the new ride-sharing service “Lyft” for the first time. I heard it was cheaper than a taxi and extremely convenient. What’s the catch? Well, none. I searched endlessly online and could not find the answer to “How much does Lyft cost?” Immediately I decided to try them out for […]

Here’s How I’m Never Going to Pay for an iPhone Again

Guess what I just bought on Friday? The new iPhone 5S. Nope, I’m not an Apple fanatic. I don’t own a Mac laptop–didn’t you know that Macs are overpriced PCs? I had a work iPad. Which was awesome. Now I don’t have that work iPad. I’ve never stood in an Apple iPhone opening day line […]

Why Women Need to be Fearless with Their Dollar

This is a post from Catherine at PlungedInDebt.com, where she shares her family’s story of emerging from and overcoming debt. She’s a regular contributor at numerous personal finance blogs and now she wants to bring her voice to women and why they need to be fearless, and mindful, when it comes to money. Do you […]

Why The Fearless Dollar?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Men and women both confront fear head on every day. Whether it’s acts of bravery, choices of integrity, facing insecurities, taking a stand for someone else, or make a sacrifice for a person important to you, we are faced with all kinds of challenges thrown at us every day. It’s […]