Financial Basics

Money is about so much more than investing and debt. These posts will help you build an understanding of basic financial concepts and how to frame your money mindset so you can make smart financial decisions and become your own financial advisor.


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Fuck, Marry, Kill: Capital One Venture Card vs Amex Blue Cash Preferred vs Chase Freedom Credit Card

As the saying goes, there are plenty of fish in the sea. This expression isn’t only true of romantic partners but also of credit cards. In the endless sea of credit card choices, I’ve ended up dating these 3: the Capital One Venture Card, Amex Blue Cash Preferred, and the Chase Freedom Credit Card. Like my romantic partners, each one of these credit cards has served a different purpose in my life. They all had some wonderful qualities, other not-so-great ones, and out of all of them, there’s one that stands out far above the rest. I’m going to tell you why I got into a relationship with each card, the pros and cons I experienced during each of these relationships, and rank each card by which I would fuck, marry, and kill.

Passive Income Ideas to Make Money like Taylor Swift

With our renewed optimism, many of us have set goals that include increasing our income in 2021. Even if you didn’t explicitly set a goal to make more money this year, I’m sure you’d be totally cool with doing it. To help you out, I’m going to tell you how you can use Taylor Swift’s 2020 revenue strategy to start making more money for yourself. And don’t worry, I’m not going to tell you to work harder or be more productive. Quite the opposite, actually. I think we could all use a little less stress right now, so I’m going to tell you how to apply what Taylor did in quarantine to make more money with less effort in 2021. AKA some great ways to generate passive income.

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The Regifting Bible: Budget Friendly Christmas Gift Ideas

Picture this. You’re at another gift exchange and unwrapping the box you’ve chosen in front of a large circle of people. You really hope the box is from someone with who comes up with dope Christmas gift ideas, but disappointment sets in when the box’s contents are revealed. It’s another thing you’ll never use. Getting all of these useless gifts over the years was super frustrating until I realized I could save them and regift them later! To help you save money and actually enjoy getting gifts you don’t want this holiday season, I’m breaking down my regifting process so you can use your unwanted items to put together the perfect gift for any occasion and avoid making regifting faux pas.

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