Why Having a Rewards Card Makes You More Likely to Spend

There have been many studies and clinical trials that set out to prove or disprove that having a credit card increases the occurrence of spending money. Over the many years that this particular question has been combed over, the same answer is extracted almost every time: yes, people do spend more money when they have[…]

How to Pay your Rent with a Credit Card

Every month we have an inevitable and inescapable payment that we have to make, and other than having it serve one general purpose, there really is no other way to capitalize on it. That inescapable and seemingly unnegotiable payment that we make every month on the dot is: rent. Your rent, unless you worked some[…]

This is why it’s OKAY to have a job that has nothing to do with your degree

College is a time that is deliriously difficult. This goes without saying for a long list of reasons that span from “I’m totally broke all of the time!” to “I am buried in essays and reports and projects and have no time to actually be a person!” Before any of those problems come to pass[…]

Career Commentary: Chasing the Dollar versus Pursuing the Dream Job

There really is not a “wrong” way to live your professional life. Even people who set off to pursue a career as a clown can’t really be seen as “wrong” because all career paths come down to a single bottleneck of two directions: Do you pursue the dollar? Or do you pursue your dream career?[…]

Popular financial advice we tell everybody that’s actually pretty harmful

There are tons of advice givers and wisdom providers out there. Regardless of what topic you seek help and guidance on, there is always someone within arm’s length who is eager to drop some knowledge on you. This surplus of advice is great, considering that years and years ago, you were limited to the advice[…]

Readying for Retirement: Points to Ponder Regardless of your Current Age

We all have to call it a day sooner or later, but for you –hopefully later. We don’t think about retirement that much, except when we talk to people who have been retired for quite some time and are asking them about how well it’s been going so far. Regardless of how old you are,[…]

This is how to cut your monthly food bill in half…according to the internet.

There are tons of articles out there about how you can save tons of money on your food budget. For some reason, when the question is presented, critics and advice givers come crawling out of the woodwork and all over the place to throw in their two cents on the subject. Don’t get me wrong,[…]

8 Purchases and Whether to Buy them New or Used

  Let’s face it, we all want NICE things. From a nice car to a nice house to dinner at a really nice restaurant where you don’t have the option of coloring the menus. Problem is, the nicer things in life tend to be a lot more expensive than the not-so-nice things. What’s great now[…]