During the COVID-19 pandemic, sales on some items have skyrocketed. Here's a look at some of the best selling items on Amazon right now. Neck gaiterOne of Amazon's top sellers in their clothing section is the neck gaiter. Not only will this help mitigate the spread of viruses like COVID-19, it also protects from the… Continue reading Best Selling Items on Amazon Right Now
If you've heard of Mint Mobile, you're probably wondering whether or not it's good. In this article, I share my experience with Mint Mobile and tell you why I think Mint Mobile is a good option to go with. Mint Mobile Is AffordableIf you're like me, then saving money is key. What enticed me most… Continue reading Is Mint Mobile Good? – Here’s the Truth
Are you currently in the market to buy a house and find yourself asking, "How much house can I afford?" Well, that's the question we'll tackle in this article. What do lenders say?The first step in the home buying process is getting pre-approved, but this comes with a bit of caution. The first thing you… Continue reading How Much House Can I Afford on My Income?
Dave Ramsey's "baby steps" are detailed in his popular book, The Total Money Makeover. In this article, we'll take a closer look at each of those steps and see why they work. There are seven, so let's dig in! 1. Save $1000At this point in the game, you're probably completely fed up with being in… Continue reading Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps – Why They Work
During hard times, companies sometimes decide to stop contributing to your 401(k). Naturally, you might be wondering if it's worth it for you to keep contributing? The answer, I think, is yes and no. Here's why I say noThere is one main reason why I would stop making contributions to your 401(k) if your company… Continue reading Is 401(k) Worth It If Employer Does Not Match?
Everything from gyms, hair salons, restaurants and other businesses, have all been shutdown do to the COVID-19 pandemic. I have had many conversations with people frustrated by not being able to do some of the simplest things - things they have always done in the past. I sympathize with these people because I know if… Continue reading Why COVID-19 Hasn’t Affected My Frugal Life
Company 401(k)s are easy options for many people to begin saving for retirement. They're not just easy, they're super easy and convenient! However, deciding which funds to invest in is quite another issue. Most of the time, employers set you up with a default fund, usually a "target date" fund (which I'll get into in… Continue reading Best Funds for Your Company 401(k)
There are countless ways to save money. Whether you're trying to get out of debt, save for a vacation, or want to start investing, you might need some tips to get you started. Here are 8 easy tips to help you save money. 1. Get out of debt.Getting out of debt is one of the… Continue reading How to Save Money: 8 Simple Tips
Credit scores are dumb; stop worrying about having a good credit score! Doing so will only make you broke. If society has ever successfully brainwashed the masses about anything, it's clearly the idea that you have to have a good credit score. This is one of the biggest financial deceptions of our time. I cannot… Continue reading A Good Credit Score Probably Means You’re Broke
Should you really be concerned about paying off your mortgage early? In this article, I share a few reasons why I think that's a bad move. At the outset, I must confess - I am no advocate of debt. But when it comes to mortgage debt, it's not something I'm totally against. However, debt is… Continue reading Why You Should Not Pay off Your Mortgage Early