Posts filed under: Credit

If it’s not obvious by now, I am a big fan of using credit cards to my advantage. It’s one thing to use credit cards for the perks, it’s another thing to properly use them. Today I want to talk about the credit...
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As part of my Beginner Financial Guide Series (I’m working on the name), getting your first credit card is the quintessential step to building your credit score. While I think I did a fairly solid job in explaining how your...
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There are many things in life that are unfair between the ages of 18-21. No booze, no gambling, no bar entry. I know we are all upstanding citizens and we would never partake in those activities as a minor. What’s...
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For those who live side-hustling, driving an Uber/Lyft is an excellent way to make some extra dough. Some people drive for both Uber & Lyft full time as well. I’ve recently had a discussion with my best friend who climbed...
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One of the things that grind my gears is that a lot of these credit websites provide a plethora of information on improving your credit score, but doesn’t account for reality. Generally, most people who have poor credit scores often don’t...
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I wanted to follow up on a previous blog post that talks about credit cards. While I primarily like to keep a psychological approach to finance and credit cards, I’ve only scratched the surface of the benefits of using them. Regardless...
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Should you set up automatic or manual credit card payments? Are their pros and cons for one vs. the other? Which one is better overall? I run into these questions fairly frequently and despite me sounding cliche, the answer is, ‘it...
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