Category Finances

Credit Sucks, But It’s Also Kinda Cool

Now that you’ve got your spending under control, let’s talk about that fair-weather friend: credit.  Credit kind of sucks, but there’s no escaping it.  It’s also really confusing.  At least I’ve always thought so.  But after some research, I’ve discovered that credit is not a mysterious number that changes on a whim.  You can control […]

Track Your Spending, Or Did I Seriously Spend That Much Money on Coffee Last Month?

So you’ve made a budget of your very own.  That’s super!  Now you just have to keep yourself from buying every awesome thing you see with complete disregard to how much money you’ve budgeted for awesome things.  Here’s what you have to do: Track your spending! I know, it’s a sooo much work and you […]

Personal Finances, Part 1: Writing a Budget

I was talking with a friend the other day about budgeting and when I mentioned that I write out a budget for my expenses, she was surprised.  I was surprised that making a budget was so surprising.  Apparently, not many people take the time to plan out their expenses.  I’m here to give you a […]