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Financial Literacy Month-- The Best Resources, Books and Podcasts
Personal finance doesn’t have to be confusing. For financial literacy month, we want to help you understand the fundamentals of finance so you can learn how to manage and grow your money.
What is the Pink Tax? Which Products and Services Cost More if You’re a Woman?
The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs conducted a study comparing nearly 800 products from more than 90 brands to figure out if there was a price difference between male and female versions of the same product.
How Snowball Wealth Motivated Me to Start My Financial Journey
I started taking my finances seriously about two years ago when Snowball Wealth opened its beta program. Since then, I have paid off my credit card debt and am on my way towards building generational wealth.
Learn How This Millennial Went From Emotional Spender to Homeowner
I grew up with a single mother who was always in debt and worried about finances, so I didn’t know how to manage my money for a while. I’m still learning how to manage my money, but I am proud of the progress I’ve made so far.
$160K in MBA Debt and How I’m Managing It
I had to figure out the loan journey myself, and didn’t know anyone from a similar background to me who I could ask about how they financed their business school journey. So, I hope to help those on their debt-free journey.
Living with Family to Pay Debt, Save Money and Buy a Home - My Money Story
My biggest struggle right now is making sure I'm saving and learning about my own future retirement while working towards helping my parents become homeowners.
How can you prepare if COVID relief ends for student loans?
There is a lot of uncertainty regarding COVID relief –– will it be extended again? For how long? What should I do in the meantime? We’ve gathered some information to help you!
Snowball vs. Avalanche Methods in Paying off Debt
You can use a combination of the Snowball and Avalanche method. At the end of the day, paying off debt requires consistently contributing to decreasing that amount!
7 Personal Finance Book Summaries
While not all of us have millionaire family members who we can reach out to, we do have books! We compiled 7 personal finance books to help get you started.
Going from Negative to Positive Net Worth - My Money Story
“We have our diploma, but we’re all going back to live in our childhood bedroom, unemployed, with no job prospects.” It was a daunting time for us college graduates then, much like it’s a daunting time for people looking for work today.
How to Build Up Your Savings Even If You Have Debt
People tend to feel like they are stuck in a cycle where they barely make ends meet every month when their expenses exceed their income. It can be extremely discouraging when this happens, so I suggest looking at your income first.
How to Retire Early Making Under 6 Figures (video)
This single mother started off with $20,000 and she is now an early-retired millionaire, hear how she did it.
4 Key Things to Know Before Deciding on a Credit Card
The #1 reason you need a credit card is that it’s the easiest way to establish and build your credit score. In this piece, we’ll break down a few key things to know before getting a credit card.
Side Hustles You Can Start Today 💡
Are you curious about starting your own side hustle to earn a little extra on the side? Check out some of the ideas we gathered to help you start your side hustle today:
7 Celebrities who had Student Debt
Celebrities were stuck paying off student loans before they made it big
What to do With the $1,200 Economic Impact Payment?
The coronavirus relief bill was signed by President Trump on March 27, days after the Senate voted unanimously on a $2.2 trillion stimulus package to help businesses and individuals affected by the pandemic
How to Make Sure You Receive the Economic Impact Payment
This week, the first round of stimulus payments, officially called “Economic impact payments”, started making their way onto people’s bank accounts.
Your Credit Score May Soon Change. Here's Why
FICO is rolling out new scoring systems. Millions of Americans will suddenly see their scores drop or increase. Find out what changes are coming and how to prepare.
Student Debt Scams Revealed
Scammers are targeting borrowers and promising to erase their student debt or lower their monthly payments. Do not fall for these scams! Here are some ways to spot a scam call and what to do if you fall victim to one of these scams.
Can You Go to Prison For Not Paying Your Student Loans?
Student loan default happens after 270 days of missing payments, during which your entire unpaid balance becomes immediately due. Can you go to prison for not paying your student loans? We break down the consequences of student loan default and the best options to get back on track.
Everything You Need to Know About Graduate School Loans
Looking to advance your degree and get into graduate school? Soaring tuition costs are making it harder for people to afford school. Borrowing can help people get into school. Find out which of the four types of loans available for graduate students is right for you.
Deferment vs Forbearance: What is the Best Way to Pause your Student Loan Payments?
How can you pause student loan payments through financial hardships without defaulting on your loans or hurting your credit? Deferment and forbearance are two options that may help you. See if you qualify.
Can You Buy a Home With Student Debt?
Planning on buying a home but stuck with student debt? Fortunately, student loans do not have to get in the way of homeownership.
Credit Cards if You Have Bad Credit
You may find it difficult to qualify for a new line of credit if you have a low credit score.
The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards
A balance transfer is a good option to get rid of debt. We review which ones are the best!
Mint vs You Need a Budget vs Personal Capital
There are so many budgeting apps! Which one is the best?! We help assess the top 3 budgeting apps and determine which one is right for you.
2019 New Year's Resolution Ideas: Focus on the Big Wins
When thinking about your New Years Resolutions, it's critical to focus on achieving “big financial wins” in your life. By choosing your top two to three big financial wins to tackle in 2019, you might easily be able to save hundreds or thousands into your savings or investment account.
Step by Step Guide for 0% Balance Transfers
Here are our 4 steps to do a balance transfer. By doing a balance transfer to a 0% APR card, you can start save money over the short term and start paying down debt.
Hacking Your Way Out of Debt -- What Your Bank Won’t Tell You
There are a few methods of getting rid of credit card debt, one way many people with decent credit can get out of debt is doing a balance transfer.
What Does It Mean When “The Fed Raises Interest Rates”?
Your credit card interest just went up -- here's why!