What the Heck is the Difference Between an FSA and an HSA, Anyway?! (And Why You Should Have One)
Americans spend over twice as much per capita on healthcare as the average developed country does, at an average of $8,508 per person per year. That adds up to $2.8 trillion, or(Read more)
3 Ways to Raise Money if You Don’t Know Mark Cuban
So here’s the scenario: You’ve got a great idea—like, a really good idea. You’re passionate about it and ready to jump into the world of entrepreneurship like a boss, except(Read more)
What You Don’t Know About Student Loans…But Should
Student loans. You likely have them; consider yourself extremely lucky if you don’t. Student loans are also technically considered “good debt” because in taking them out, you’re investing in yourself,(Read more)
The “C” Word: 5 Things to Know About Your Credit Score
It’s like an old boyfriend: can’t live with it, can’t live without it. “It” is your credit score, and if you plan to borrow money at some point in life—whether(Read more)
Your Credit: Which Score is ACTUALLY the Loneliest Number?
While your credit score ranges from 300 to 850, there is one exception to the rule: a credit score of 0. Yep, goose egg. Nada. You get one of these from having(Read more)
6 Common What-Ifs for Newbie Investors (and How to Handle ’em)
You want to be emotional? Be that way about your man, your children, yourself, your shoes—anything but your money. Here are some common fears when it comes to investing, and how(Read more)
How to Invest in Real Estate (Without Owning Actual Property!)
Real estate is either a great investment or a terrible investment, depending on who you ask. It all depends on what you are buying and where you are buying it. Whether you(Read more)
What the Heck is the Difference Between a 401(k) and an IRA, Anyway??
Both a 401(k) and an IRA are great retirement vehicles, but here’s the deal: there’s no one way to get to your dream Endgame. Sure, the 401(k) has long been(Read more)
4 Creative Ways to Go on a Spending Freeze with Your Besties!
I’m not going to hunt you down to make sure you’re keeping track of all of your expenses in your LBD (Little Budget Diary), conquering your debt once and for(Read more)
3 Pieces of Unconventional Financial Advice You Can’t Live Without
It’s time to rethink convention and learn to think for yourself. Stop being brainwashed and start making financial decisions for you. Conventional Wisdom #1: Invest in a 401(k). Period. I’ve(Read more)
Why Leasing a Car is (Almost) ALWAYS a Terrible Idea
A recent Forbes survey found that purchasing a car is one of the most expensive—and most stressful—expenses in a typical person’s lifetime, right up there with a home, children, and(Read more)