Tag: Car

  • How to Car Shop Like a Pro

    How to Car Shop Like a Pro

    Need a new car? Sick of your old wheels? Repeat after me: always buy used. Relax, it’s not embarrassing at ALL. Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, is worth an estimated $300 million…and she shuttles herself back and forth from work in an eighteen-year-old BMW. Consumer Reports backs me up and says leasing is the MOST…

  • 3 Ways to Slay Your Debt Once and For All

    3 Ways to Slay Your Debt Once and For All

    I was so freaked out that I would be broke forever when I was 20 years old making 20k/year and in almost as much credit card debt. But, I got through it and so can you. And, I’ll tell you: if I can do it, being first-generation American and having zero knowledge of finance at…

  • 7 Ways to Make Your Commute Your B****

    7 Ways to Make Your Commute Your B****

    The idea is to make money at work; not to spend your entire paycheck getting there. Try these seven ways to cut down on your commuting expenses, and maybe even get there a little faster! Buy in bulk. Seasonal purchasing isn’t limited to flowers and produce; buying your rail or bus pass by month or…

  • Why Leasing a Car is (Almost) ALWAYS a Terrible Idea

    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 higher education. But a girl’s gotta get to work, right? Just take it from me: do not lease a vehicle. Ever. Leasing a car is the biggest scam…