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Money at 30: My Experience Using Credit Karma Tax 1

Overall, I'm still amazed that Credit Karma Tax is free and I'm really glad I decided to try it out. With this being only the second year the service has been offered, hopefully it will continue to improve with time and give the other guys a real run for their...

Money at 30: Getting into the Thrifty Mindset 3

Sure saving money and being frugal can be unfun if you make it, but focusing on the positives, making money into a game, and allowing yourself some customized splurges can not only help your financial life but also allow you to live happily.

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — March 2018 1

As spring kicked off last month, home buying and cost of living were proved to be popular topics. Additionally many bloggers offered their insights on side hustles as a way to make extra money as we prepare for the summer season.

Initial Travel Credit Card Reward Promotions On the Rise

The trend of increasing bonus offers for travel credit cards is true. That said it's important for potential applicants to carefully research their options and things like redemption rates that can prevent them from making true apples to apples comparisons.

Money at 30: Last Minute Tax Reminders for 2018

A lot of things can go wrong when preparing your return and so waiting until mid-April is really just asking for trouble. This is especially true if, like me, you plan on trying out some of the free tax filing options and/or are new to this whole process.

Money at 30: 5 Things to Do Before Going on a Road Trip 3

As I write this, I am just mere hours away from jumping in the car and setting off on a 16-hour road trip to sunny Orlando, Florida. In preparation I did the following 5 things. Some of these tips might help save you some money, while others could save your...

Downsizing Your Life: How to Do It and Why You Might Want To 3

As someone who’s taken an interest in the concept of downsizing and simplifying life over the past few years, I really do believe the benefits vastly outweigh the sacrifices. Although my wife and I may not make a ton of money, our downsized living allows us to meet all of...

Money at 30: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Large Purchase 3

Making large purchases can certainly be exciting but, at times, it can also be quite scary. From pondering if you can afford something to questioning the difference between "want" and "need" to wondering if you're really getting a good deal, there's a lot to think about.