What to Know before Getting a Credit Card
Credit cards can be a constructive tool to assist with finances if used properly. Here you'll find an in-depth look at considerations to make before getting a credit card.
May 13, 2020
The 10 Dos and Don'ts of Autopay
Autopay can certainly make our lives easier and help stay on top of our finances. But they can quickly become difficult to keep track and therefore easy to forget. We've put together 10 do's and don'ts of autopay to help you manage yours.
April 22, 2020
How Do Credit Cards Work?
Credit cards can seem pretty straightforward, but it's important to understand the finer details of cardholder agreement to avoid unwanted debts. We break down the mechanics of a credit card to inform your decision.
April 14, 2020
Side Gig Directory
A comprehensive and continuously updated directory of side gigs to help navigate the rapidly changing economy. From online tutoring to paid surveys, there are quite a few gigs that may seem less obvious than most.
March 20, 2020
Financial Resources during the Coronavirus Pandemic
Many companies are putting their best foot forward during these trying times to help out customers when they need it most. Here is a list of resources consisting of everything from free food to automobile discounts.
March 18, 2020
Managing Your Finances During The Coronavirus Pandemic
As everything in our world has seemingly turned upside down, our finances are no exception. Provided here are a list of ways to help yourself find the cash you need to make it through this time, rebuild your finances, and come out stronger than before.
March 18, 2020
How to Fight Overdraft Fees
To help you save as much of your hard-earned cash as possible, we’re going to cover the most helpful information we have about how to fight overdraft fees and get them waived, how to avoid overdraft fees in the first place and what smart banking decisions you can make now to continue saving money.
February 24, 2020
Best Way to Manage Bank Fees
Banks have high operating costs, and they cover these expenses often through excessive fees. The average American pays over $650 a year in bank fees alone. Here's a guide to show you how to eliminate this wasteful expense from your life completely.
January 10, 2020
Confronting Debt Stress with an Actionable Strategy
Paralysis by analysis is a common feeling when confront debts. But the hardest step is often the first one, and with a well-crafted strategy, you can form great habits quickly on the path to being debt-free.
December 26, 2019
How to Get Overdraft Fees Refunded
Our complete guide to negotiation on your own to get overdraft fees and other bank fees refunded from your bank. This article also includes several tips and tactics to avoid getting charged bank fees in the first place.
December 12, 2019
Family Finances & Holiday Money Conversations
Against the backdrop of holiday cheer is a gnawing feeling of financial draining. Between travel, gifting, and other long-held traditions, we show you how to navigate some of these traditions without putting a dent in your financial plans.
November 13, 2019
Overview of Wells Fargo Interest Charges in Plain English
Interest charges seem pretty straightforward on the surface, but when you look into the fine print there is a whole lot more to unpack and thorny situations to be aware of. We look closely at the fine print for Wells Fargo purchase interest charges and break it down in plain English.
September 21, 2019
The Darkest Debt…(is everywhere)
The overdraft fee has evolved from a good-faith cash extension for reliable business owners into a predatory and invasive drain on the finances of everyday people akin to high-interest debt.
July 1, 2019
NSF Fees: Overdraft's Sneaky Sibling
NSF Fees are a constant drain on millions of Americans' finances. The first step to combatting them is understanding them and then getting them back.
June 25, 2019
Living Paycheck to Paycheck?
Paydays and their arch-nemesis, spend days, always seem to be paired up very closely on the calendar. Here are 5 ways you can help cut down on spending and make more out of each paycheck.
June 18, 2019
Tax Scams That Outsmart Even Savvy Consumers (Part 2)
Tax scams where someone files a fake return for you and puts money on your bank accountYes, you read that right.This is the new type of scam going around, and the later you file your taxes, the higher the chances of you being targeted with a “refund” scam.
June 11, 2019
Credit Chronicles: If Overdrafts Were Treated As Loans
If overdrafts were treated as loans, the statistics become pretty shocking. Equivalent APRs of 15,000%, sequencing of transactions to charge more overdrafts, and more reveal the burden these fees can put on everyday Americans.
May 27, 2019
What Happens if I Miss a Credit Card Payment?
We are all human, and missing a credit card payment isn't the end of the world for your financial health. But making a habit of doing so can compound into an expensive mistake down the line.