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Why I Just Paid $550 for a Credit Card

Since starting this blog, I've made plenty of proclamations. For one, I've stated that I didn't need any more credit cards on several occasions, only to eventually open an Uber Visa and, more recently, an Apple Card. Similarly, I've also stated that I wasn't sold on the idea of having...

Covering Your Cash Back Bases

Over the past three years, I've learned a lot about money and how to manage my finances. Although I've found myself to be a "money nerd" who takes interest in even the most mundane of topics, one of my favorite aspects of personal finance has been figuring out ways to...

FinCon 2019 Recap: 7 Things I Did Right and Wrong This Year 2

First the bad news: FinCon 2019 has come to a close (*le sigh*). But, looking on the bright side, this year's event was a complete success in my book. In addition to seeing friends from last year and meeting new people, I left Washington D.C. with some great ideas as...

Acorns is Featured in the New Lil Nas X Video and It's Kind of Awesome

Hip hop is a genre not usually known for its messages of fiscal responsibility. This isn't to say there haven't been some songs that preach the gospel of creating wealth instead of merely sharing all the ways you can spend it, but they are comparatively few and far between. So...

Should You Hire a Financial Advisor? 4

Over the past year or so, my big financial goal has been to start investing seriously. This journey has taken me from experimenting with stock trading apps to opening a "real" brokerage account and looking to maximize my retirement account options. While I've been satisfied with my progress so far,...

Planning on Getting Disney+? Save Big With This Special Offer

At this point, it's really no secret that I am a huge Disney nerd. Thus, I'm counting down the days until Disney+ — the company's ever-expanding  upcoming streaming service — debuts on November 12th. In fact, I already signed-up for the service while attending this past weekend's D23 Expo. However,...