Tips & Advice

Helping you make better personal finance decisions.


Should I Rent or Should I Buy?

By: Team
If you’re a millennial then you’ve given some thought about whether you want to rent or buy the next place you live in. With so much to consider it’s hard to break it all down. After all, questions like, when is a good time for... Read More...

Hold the Phone! The Best Travel Apps For Your Smartphone

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Many of us love to travel, and nothing gets us more excited than the thrill of exploring exotic lands. When it goes right the memories we create are some of the most vivid and wonderful of our lives. When it goes wrong it can place us in sticky... Read More...

The Latest Hack: Your Air Miles

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Around the world people use their credit card’s rewards programs to accumulate not millions, but billions of dollars’ worth of air miles and points every year. Chances are you’ve accumulated some of these points yourself. Even... Read More...

3 Leading Cash Back Credit Cards

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Cash back credit cards are a major addition to your wallet because they are easy to use and redeem. Among all rewards credit cards, cash back cards are the most popular. Instead of offering bonuses that can only be redeemed for airfare or... Read More...

How Millennials Should Approach Investing

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You graduated from college, and you were just beginning your career when the bottom fell out and the Great Recession took everyone for a ride they didn’t want. It’s a fact, and it’s real, only 26% of millennials own stocks... Read More...

Card Review: Citi Costco Anywhere Visa® Credit Card

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The American Express monopoly over the Costco Credit Cards is over, and the torch has been passed. On June 20, 2016 the licensing agreement for Costco Credit Cards transferred to Citibank. Costco, the exclusive warehouse style shopping chain,... Read More...

5 Tips To Get Out Of Credit Card Debt Quickly

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If you don’t know how to get rid of credit card debt, you’re not alone. The average American household carries $15,762 in credit card debt, with the national consumer debt totaling a staggering $733 billion. While the road to... Read More...

3 Great Credit Cards for Gas Rewards

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Credit cards are powerful financial tools that can save you a tremendous amount of money when used strategically. For example, by choosing a credit card with perks that are well-suited to your monthly budget, you’ll be able to save money on... Read More...

5 Common Budget Personalities - Which are you?

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Your personality impacts every aspect of your life, from where you live to who you hang out with to what you do for a living. Each and every one of us has a distinct way of doing something and budgeting is no exception. For better or worse,... Read More...

Are you missing out on $16 billion in travel credit card rewards?

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Free travel is probably one of the best perks of owning a rewards credit card. From airfare to hotel stays to rental cars, consumers can save thousands of dollars a year just by earning travel rewards on their regular spending. Given this,... Read More...

6 Benefits of Having a Good Credit Score

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You’ve probably heard you need to have good credit, but do you know why? Good credit isn’t just about getting a credit card – it affects so much more. Your credit history can affect everything from your insurance rates to the... Read More...

Should You Redeem Air Miles For Cash?

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Using credit card air miles to fund a much needed vacation is oh-so-satisfying. But when there’s no near-future vacation in sight and those points begin to pile up, you might wonder whether or not it’s worth redeeming those miles for... Read More...

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