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.

Best Practices for Redeeming Your Credit Card Points

So you’ve racked up some credit card points and are wondering WTF you should spend them on. Is it best to save them up and spend them all at once on a vacation? Or should you use them up every month to pay off lots of little things? Is the answer the same if you have a card that earns you points vs one that earns you cashback? To find out, read our post!

hands protecting money in a piggy bank from inflation

3 Simple Ways to Protect Your Money from Inflation

Cheap borrowing, stimmies, increased unemployment benefits, and city reopenings have created a spending frenzy and the biggest rise in consumer prices in nearly 13 years. While prices in 2021 are rising faster than usual, inflation is nothing new. The good news is that you can protect your money by doing these few simple things.

cup of coffee with money bag foam to kickstart your financial journey

6 Ways to Kickstart Your Financial Journey

Where the f**k do I start? That’s the million-dollar question when you finally come to the realization that you need to get your financial shit together. And it’s hard to figure out because there is so much contradictory information out there. Because of the information overload, many people grasp onto the low-hanging fruit, like budgeting. But saving $3 here and there isn’t going to have much of an impact on your financial future, and it definitely isn’t going to help you weather the next recession. So what should you do instead? Focus on making big financial wins and building your financial scaffolding. Here are 6 simple steps you can take to do it.


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