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Net Worth Update: October 2016

Net Worth Update: October 2016

Another Halloween has come and gone, and we’ve learned that we moved into yet another apartment that doesn’t get any trick-or-treaters. Oh well – more double-chocolate brownies for us! (Packaged brownies, not homemade – obviously.) But with Halloween under our belts (quite literally, now that we’ve broken into the candy), it’s time to run the […]

Net Worth Update: September 2016 (The End of an Era)

Net Worth Update: September 2016 (The End of an Era)

I had been a “20-something personal finance blogger,” starting with the day I dropped out of film school at age 20 and started this blog, up until now… this will be my very first update as a “30-something personal finance blogger,” I suppose. So, let’s see what the net worth of a newly-minted 30-year-old who […]

How to Share a Credit Card with Your Spouse

How to Share a Credit Card with Your Spouse

[It was only recently, after a year and a half of marriage, that my husband and I got our first shared credit card. We’re still working out the kinks, and considering adding my husband as an authorized user to some of my frequently-used rewards cards as well. So I was over the moon when Joshua […]

Net Worth Update: July 2016

Net Worth Update: July 2016

If you (or I) thought June was craaaaazy, it was nothing compared to July. At the very end of June, we found an apartment we liked and put in application to take possession of it on July 1st… and found out we’d been approved just in time to sign the lease on July 1st. We […]

Rebuilding Your Credit

Rebuilding Your Credit

Jim Wang writes about personal finance and other money issues at his personal finance blog Bargaineering.com. Many of us have made money mistakes. Additionally, some of us have had financial disasters to contend with. In any case, once the debts start to pile up, and payments are missed, the damage to your credit can be […]

5 Situations Where You Should Leave Your Credit Card in Your Wallet

This week’s guest post comes from Fred, personal finance writer at Credit Card Finder. He helps people to compare credit cards online. There are smart ways to use your credit card: you can keep your wages earning interest in a savings account while you spend on your credit card and pay it off at the […]