We all know that feeling you get in your stomach when you’re avoiding checking your bank account. You know you’ve been “bad” with your money or you know it’s just never good in there. For me, it’s a quickening of my heartbeat as I type in my login information online.
Credit cards can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Used properly, they’re a great way to build your credit and reap the many benefits that cards offer: free flights or hotel stays, discounted car rentals, or cash back bonuses. Used improperly, they can trap people in high interest debt. If you find yourself reaching for your credit card a tad more often than you’d like, use these tips below to curb that spending.
The stock market is one of those things everyone talks about and few people really understand. It’s like a ninja, moving in the shadows, cloaking itself in darkness. Knowing how the stock market works is the key to kicking your finances up a level.
It’s the start of a new year, which means it’s a great time to take a look at your budget and decide which expenses to cut in 2015 and which to keep. Can’t decide what needs to stay and what can go? Here are three easy expenses to cut out of your life and three that are absolutely necessary. Continue reading