Financial Advice

HOW AND WHY TO USE A ZERO-SUM BUDGET

Sometime around 2010, my husband and I realized that we weren’t making the most of our income. We knew we were wasting boatloads of money, yet we weren’t sure why it was happening or how to make it stop. In an effort to figure things out once and for all, we began tracking our spending [...]

2020-07-30T15:34:35+00:00July 28th, 2020|Articles, Financial Advice|

HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUR HOBBIES

A few years ago, I went through a period where I longed to spend more time on one of my favorite hobbies: tabletop gaming. I really like sitting down with friends and playing a board game or a card game or a roleplaying game. The social experience, the thinking process, the handling of the components [...]

2020-07-29T15:03:16+00:00July 24th, 2020|Articles, Financial Advice|

HOW DO CREDIT CARD BILLING CYCLES WORK?

Billing cycles are essential to the functionality of credit cards. That’s why understanding billing cycles is important for financial planning. While the language surrounding credit card billing cycles can be confusing, it doesn’t have to be. Keep reading as we go into detail about why billing cycles are so important and how they work. [...]

2020-07-29T15:12:46+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Articles, Financial Advice|

CAN YOU ANSWER THESE 10 BASIC MONEY QUESTIONS?

April was Financial Literacy Month—which means 30 days dedicated to more financial literacy than most of us ever got growing up. Only 17 states require that students take a personal finance course to graduate from high school, a number that’s barely budged in years. If you didn’t happen to grow up in Missouri, Virginia, Utah [...]

2020-07-29T15:16:54+00:00May 1st, 2018|Articles, Financial Advice|