Posts filed under: Finance Basics

3 Easy Steps To Pay Bills At Once (Change Payment Dates)

In my dirty basement days, I always kept stressing about every bill that was approaching. I learned to automate it by having automatic payments over manual. But that didn’t exactly solve the problem of keeping track when each bill was due and... Read More

My 7 Favorite Personal Finance Blogs To Read

While one of my goals is to become Hokage win an award for the best personal finance blog for the everyman, I realize that I have a long way to go and the journey won’t be easy. I also have to... Read More

How To Create A Budget Living Paycheck To Paycheck

As much as I love memeing and adding a personal twist to my “how-to” articles. Budgeting is one subject where it’s pretty serious. Over one-third of American household are living paycheck-to-paycheck. One hiccup, one ’emergency’ and you are living in... Read More

Can You Join A Credit Union With Very Bad Credit?

As part of my beginner finance series (that has yet to be named), I want to cover ALL bases for setting up a foundation of basic financial knowledge. While I did talk about setting up your first bank account, I’m sure there... Read More

Getting Familiar With Your First Credit Card

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... Read More

Getting Your First Credit Card As A Student

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... Read More

6 Stages of Financial Freedom: The Definitive Guide

Today, I want to bring all Financial Freedom Fighters (FFF) together and talk about the X stages to Financial Independence. While this isn’t meant to be a step-by-step guide to move up towards financial freedom, I wanted to create a... Read More