Category Archives: Finance

The Credit vs Debit Debate

The Credit vs Debit Debate

It’s a question you probably get asked at least once a day—“credit or debit?” If you’re like most people, you carry both types of plastic in your wallet. However, what you might not know is that both forms of payment come with a certain set of pros and cons. To help you decide what makes the most financialContinue Reading

How to Keep Impulse Buys in Check

How to Keep Impulse Buys in Check

Impulse buys are the bane of American budgets, with the average person spending $1,350 per year on unplanned purchases. I’m no stranger to the pull of a spontaneous purchase, having made a few questionable impulse buys in recent years. To avoid being further ensnared by my own bad habits, I’ve explored the triggers and typesContinue Reading

Practice What You Read – Financially Speaking

Practice What You Read – Financially Speaking

When it comes to personal finance, most people don’t know the basics. Even when a child has financially savvy parents, some parents do not always pass their good money lessons onto their children. And while school subjects like basic mathematics, science and history are prerequisites for graduation, personal finance isn’t. Therefore, many people graduate highContinue Reading