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Lifestyle Creep: How to Keep Your Career From Ruining Your Future Finances

Lifestyle creep is what happens when your standard of living ‘creeps’ up with your discretionary income (i.e. you get a raise), as coined by financial planner Michael Kitces. It can be a problem when instead of prudently saving or adhering to a budget, you start living outside of...
Posted On 12 May 2017

No Need to Fear Finance: Why Auto Loans Can Be a Great Way to Get the Car You Want

When shopping around for a car there is probably one question that will linger over you: how are you going to be able to afford a new vehicle? Of course, looking for a car that is within your budget is the first step to getting the car that is right for you. However, you need to...
Posted On 04 May 2017

The Real Adult Life: How to Handle Your Finances Like a Pro

Anyone who has ever had to pay a bill knows that being a grown-up doesn’t always feel like fun. Learning how to take care of money, however, is all a part of the adult experience. This may be difficult for you, but just know that there are ways out of your current financial...

Adult Decisions: Are You Really Prepared to Buy Your First Home?

Somewhere between the mid-twenties and thirties, a lot of young adults begin buying homes. While some people do it sooner and others do it later, it’s not uncommon for many people to buy homes during these ages. As you progress, you’ll probably get tired of renting....

Parenting and Finance Problems- Handling Financial Challenges Effectively

The responsibility of being the providers for children can result n various financial challenges. As parents, you need to plan and know how to manage your financial situation. It is also vital for you to use a reasonable and realistic budget and live within it. Saving money will...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017

How to Recover from Holiday Spending

For many of us, the holiday season is the best time of the year. Whether you enjoy a “White Christmas” in Vermont or spend your Christmas morning sitting by the pool in Palm Springs, the season means the same thing for all of us: enjoying the company of friends and...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017

Personal Finance 101: Easing Financial Crisis with Online Personal Loans

Whether or not a finance company or bank will ask for security against loan is guided by the amount of loan. The security is a cover for the risk involved in giving the loan hence it is directly linked to the loan amount. Personal loans are usually for much smaller amounts and...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017

Start The Year With Better Mental Wealth To Help You Achieve Your Financial Goals!

It’s a new year and the perfect time to start implementing those goals you’ve been talking about. I always love seeing how motivated people are at the beginning of the year. But, let’s face it… as the months fly by that motivation starts to taper off. One...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

4 New Ideas to Help the Everyday Girl Be More Financially-Savvy

Money wisdom and shrewdness is often obtained through practice, discipline, and sometimes even creativity. There are always new financial ideas to intermix with long held scrupulous practices. There is no need to have a finance degree or tons of life experience to make gains in...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017

Here is All You Need To Know About Preparing Yourself For Debt Consolidation!

Debt consolidation is a very useful tool for anyone seeking to create a financially secure budget. It can be used to make effective steps towards financial freedom. Moreover, by engaging in debt consolidation, you can create a solid foundation for your future financial plan. A...
Posted On 19 Dec 2016

Life after Bankruptcy: How to get Credit Approval after Bankruptcy in Atlanta

Contrary to common belief, life doesn’t end after filing for bankruptcy. A discharged bankruptcy case is an automatic financial reset button that you should take advantage of. You will still be able to buy a new car or get a credit card after bankruptcy. As you know, everyone...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016

3 Reasons It’s Important To Know Your FICO Credit Scores: Get The Facts!

This post is sponsored by MyFICO.com, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. We learn a lot of things in school but I’ve always said one major thing we’re missing in our education system is how to properly maintain finances and...
Posted On 06 Jun 2016

Give Your Mom Something Special This Mother’s Day Even If She’s Overseas!

I’m not sure if many of you know my cultural background but I come from a really diverse family. I was born in London England, raised in Atlanta Ga and I’m half Nigerian and half Ghanaian. It’s always a mouthful when people ask me where I’m from,...
Posted On 03 May 2016