An Intern’s Guide to Saving Money

I thought my financial woes would go away with my first paycheck. Boy was I wrong. If, like me, you’re fresh out of school and find yourself suddenly swamped with grown-up matters — disposable income, rental fees and striking a balance between living comfortably and sufficiently saving — you probably also thought: I need a strategy […]

4 Tips for Budgeting as a Couple

When tying the knot, you’re committing yourself to a shared life and financial responsibilities. Financial problems, if left unchecked, can ruin marriages. It is important that you and your plus one have a common understanding about each other’s attitude and values about money, agreement on financial responsibilities, and how you want to budget and plan your […]

Do You Know the Difference between Current Balance and Statement Balance? (You Should)

It’s one of the more confusing things when it comes to your credit card – the difference between current balance and statement balance. When you check your credit card balance, you’ll typically see two different numbers – a current balance and a statement balance. What’s the difference? And how much do you actually need to pay to avoid interest […]

8 Traits of Debt-Free People

Unfolding the Secrets of  Debt-Free People At a time and age where one in four millennials owes more than $30,000 in college debt, being debt-free seems almost impossible. While many are continually on the look out to refinance their student loans, there are people graduating from college with almost nothing in debt. Similarly, there are many who are earning […]