Category: Personal Finance
Personal FinanceInsurance is frustrating. While it can surely come in handy in a pinch, it's hard not to look at the money you spend on a given policy and feel you've wasted it if you don't need to make a claim. That said, not having these three types of insurance can lead to financial disaster.
Personal FinanceAlthough foreign transaction fees might not seem like a big deal to many Americans, they can really add up when traveling. Keep in mind that most credit card rewards offer users 1% to 2%, while transaction fees range from 2% to 3% — meaning travelers are losing money with each purchase.
Personal FinanceOverall, 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.
Personal FinanceSure 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.
Personal FinanceAs 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.
Personal FinanceThe 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.
Personal FinanceAs 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 time and/or sanity. Happy travels!