For many of us, January 1st marks a new beginning and a chance to improve ourselves. We make all sorts of resolutions including to lose weight, get in shape and become debt free. These resolutions typically follow a holiday season filled with overeating and overspending. If the holidays left your wallet a little light and […]
Most of us have been guilty at one point or another of signing up for a monthly service or subscription that we never use. The worst part is that many of us keep paying simply because we don’t want to deal with the hassle of canceling our account. Does that sound like you? What would […]
Does working in your pajamas sound like a dream come true? Are there life circumstances that require you to be home, and you’d like to earn some extra cash? Whatever your reason, telecommuting jobs are becoming more and more popular.
There’s a peculiar thing about grocery shopping: going once just never seems to cut it. Any way you slice it, you’ll have to go again. Maybe not this week, but definitely the next. It’s one of those household chores that never seems to go away. But if it can’t go away, maybe you can make […]
As fall moves in and the threat of colder weather is on the horizon, many of us fantasize of a vacation to escape the winter blues. We gaze at photos of sun-kissed tropical beaches or daydream of a leisurely stroll through a historic neighborhood…but we hesitate to take steps to make it happen. It’s time […]
It’s a simple but loaded statement: “Just let me check your credit.” Everybody wants a piece of you, from a potential employer to your cell phone company. It often feels like you’re what’s for dinner, and you’re being examined like a restaurant menu. But what if you’re not a main course, and you’re just hoping […]
Have you ever been the kid in the candy shop faced with so many choices you don’t even know where to begin? Choosing the best credit card option for your budget can be like sorting through the candy store, but a whole lot less rewarding. When beginning to explore the credit card options, you’ll notice […]
Being in debt is like being stuck on a roller coaster that never ends. Just when you’ve made some progress in paying down your balances, life smacks you with some unexpected expense that sends you right back on the debt coaster.