Ever since I was a kid, I didn’t like owing people money or people owing me money. I don’t even remember all the stories, but my family has always been quick to tell me about my early inclinations towards money management. I used to collect spare change, I would ask for a dime back if […]
“Debt is bad! Crush your Debt! Get Debt Free!” If you read as many personal finance sites as I do, then you’ve seen at least one of these messages within the last week. Debt is definitely on the minds of a lot of people. And with good reason. The average American holds $5,700 in credit […]
In 2016 my husband and I decided to buy a new home, and this time we wanted to build. In the Washington, DC metropolitan area real estate is quite expensive. We soon learned it would be cheaper to move one hour from the capitol and buy new, versus purchasing an older home closer to the […]
Fun Fact: It’s possible to use retirement funds to help pay for children’s college expenses. Although there are a plethora of articles of how parents can use their retirement savings to pay for their kids’ college (I love my [future] children…but no), I’ll explain how you can CREATE a retirement account for your children and […]
Student loans are common for professionals. The degrees needed to get a high paying job don’t come cheap. The first step to getting rid of all your student loans is understanding them and your options. Learn how to start crushing your loans like a boss.