Do you remember when you got your first credit card? I do. Even though it was well over 30 years ago, I remember it like it was yesterday. I was sixteen years old (yeah, they did that back then) and I got a shiny new silver credit card in the mail from an upscale department […]
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Entries by Laurie
One of the ways people make it out of debt and on to building wealth is by getting rid of crap they no longer need or want. Let’s face it: you probably have a crapload of stuff in your house, garage, basement or rented storage unit that you rarely ever touch unless you accidentally bump into it […]
If you’re planning on relying on your monthly Social Security checks to get you by in retirement, and avoiding saving money each month for retirement hoping that Social Security checks will get you by, you might want to rethink your plan. According to the latest studies, nearly 40 million American households have no retirement savings at […]
Do you know how much money you paid out in “grey charges” last year? A 2013 report by Aite Group can give you a good idea. “Grey charges–deceptive and unwanted credit and debit card charges that occur as a result of misleading sales and billing practices–totaled more than $14 billion per year among U.S. cardholders, averaging roughly […]
Have you thought about getting involved in traditional real estate investing but hesitated because you weren’t sure about the financial qualifications and risks involved? Traditional real estate investing can be profitable but it can also be difficult, especially for new investors. First, there is usually a large down payment required to purchase investment properties. Second, […]
Today I’m bringing my friend Laurie to the blog so she can share her story about getting into and getting out of debt. Take it away Laurie! At one point my husband and I were in over $60,000 of consumer debt. Rick and I both grew up with pretty tough financial circumstances. As children of […]