Posts filed under: Finance Basics

Automatic vs Manual Credit Card Payments, Which is Better?

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... Read More

8 Payday Loans Alternative In Case You Need Cash Fast

I have a lot of bones to pick in regards to personal finance. I’ve already called out rent-to-own centers along with shallow financial blogs. But today I’m only going to scratch the surface of public enemy #1–Payday loans. First thing’s... Read More

Should You Rent-to-Own Furniture and Electronics? (Hint: Probably not)

You might want to reconsider where you make your next high-ticketed purchase if you plan to do rent-to-own. Companies like Aarons & Rent-A-Center promise many benefits to “rent vs buy” furniture, appliances, electronics, and other home goods. I’m here to... Read More

Being Poor vs Broke – What’s the Difference Between Them?

Before I start diving the more financial related topics, I wanted to lay a foundation regarding the difference between being poor vs broke. I will speak a lot about how to handle finances that is dependant on one’s financial status. So... Read More