Category Archives: Finance

Hidden Problems With Low Credit Scores

Hidden Problems With Low Credit Scores

Unfortunately, our financial system is set up to encourage some level of credit and debt. In fact, those with low credit scores can find problems in other areas of their finances — even if they are generally responsible with their money. Here’s what you need to know about the hidden costs of a low credit… Continue Reading

Can One Small Change Save You Money in 2019?

Can One Small Change Save You Money in 2019?

This article is from PocketSmith, one of my partners. If you choose to sign up for the service from this post, I’ll receive a small commission. If you’re trying to get on the right financial track, you can make a small change and save money in the long run.   Setting big financial goals, like… Continue Reading

How Gratitude Helps Finances

How Gratitude Helps Finances

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It’s about family and being thankful. And food. You might be surprised, too, when you find that gratitude helps finances. I love Thanksgiving. Instead of exchanging gifts, family and friends come together to share a meal, make memories, and be joyful. (At least, that’s the theory.) To me, it’s always… Continue Reading

Tax Prep Review: H&R Block Tax Pro Go

Tax Prep Review: H&R Block Tax Pro Go

This post is sponsored by H&R Block. One of my life’s greatest pleasures has long been turning my documents over to someone else to prepare. Read this review of H&R Block Tax Pro Go to see if it’s a way for you to get that same feeling for a reasonable cost. As many of you… Continue Reading

Know Your Options Before Getting a Mortgage

Know Your Options Before Getting a Mortgage

I’m not sure I’ll even buy a house again, but I well-remember the process. Getting a mortgage can be excruciating. Here are some of the options you need to be aware of before you take the plunge. Before securing a home it’s important to understand all the different types of mortgages offered by lenders. You… Continue Reading