• 10 Signs You’re Falling Victim to Lifestyle Creep And How to Stop It!
    by Vanessa Bermudez on 23 July 2024 at 11:00

    Lifestyle creep, also known as lifestyle inflation, is a sneaky phenomenon where your spending increases as your income grows. It’s an issue many people face, often without realizing it. In this article, we’ll explore ten signs that you’re falling victim to lifestyle creep and provide practical tips on how to curb it. Recognizing these signs The post 10 Signs You’re Falling Victim to Lifestyle Creep And How to Stop It! appeared first on The Free Financial Advisor.

  • The Real Cost of Emotional Spending: How It Affects Your Wallet and Well-being
    by Latrice Perez on 19 July 2024 at 11:00

    Emotional spending, also known as retail therapy, is a common response to stress, sadness, or even boredom. While it might offer temporary relief, the long-term consequences can be detrimental to both your financial health and overall well-being. Understanding the impact of emotional spending is crucial to breaking the cycle and making healthier financial decisions. The The post The Real Cost of Emotional Spending: How It Affects Your Wallet and Well-being appeared first on The Free Financial Advisor.

  • 13 Beauty Trends from the 90s We Can’t Believe Were Popular
    by Teri Monroe on 17 July 2024 at 12:00

    The 90s were a time of bold fashion choices, innovative music, and unforgettable beauty trends. It was an era where experimentation reigned supreme, and the mantra seemed to be “more is more.” From the runways to the school hallways, these beauty trends were embraced with enthusiasm and a sense of daring. As we look back The post 13 Beauty Trends from the 90s We Can’t Believe Were Popular appeared first on The Free Financial Advisor.

  • How You Spend and Give Your Money for Balanced Financial Plan
    by Vanessa Bermudez on 16 July 2024 at 11:30

    How you spend and give your money is crucial in creating a balanced financial plan. Achieving financial stability and meeting your goals requires strategic planning and mindful decisions. Here are ten key aspects to help you craft a balanced financial plan that aligns with your values and aspirations. 1. Setting Clear Financial Goals Start by defining The post How You Spend and Give Your Money for Balanced Financial Plan appeared first on The Free Financial Advisor.

  • 10 Reasons to Fire Your Financial Advisor Today and Take Control of Your Finances
    by Latrice Perez on 12 July 2024 at 12:00

    Taking control of your finances can be empowering and liberating. However, if you’re relying too heavily on a financial advisor who may not have your best interests at heart, it might be time to make a change. Here are ten compelling reasons to fire your financial advisor today and take charge of your financial future. The post 10 Reasons to Fire Your Financial Advisor Today and Take Control of Your Finances appeared first on The Free Financial Advisor.

Mr. Money Mustache Early Retirement through Badassity

  • $656,000 of Frugal Things I Still Love Doing
    by Mr. Money Mustache on 24 July 2024 at 02:33

    “I used to read Mr. Money Mustache”,  some people say these days,  “Until he got all rich and fancy so that he no longer understands the common person’s plight. Stash probably doesn’t even practice any of these money-saving things he preaches any more!”  When I read things like this, I can’t help but laugh. Because

  • The Ultimate Life Coach
    by Mr. Money Mustache on 18 May 2024 at 23:54

    Almost  nineteen years into early retirement now, I’ve come to realize that the complete freedom of this lifestyle can be a double-edged sword. You’ve already heard me raving plenty about the upside: having the freedom to raise a son from the day he was born to beyond his eighteenth birthday with no compromises. And then

  • How To Afford a House These Days
    by Mr. Money Mustache on 3 February 2024 at 21:25

    The other day, an MMM reader stopped by and left the following comment on one of my older posts about the principles of FIRE: As with every critique of our ideas, I thought about this comment for a while. Tried to determine if there were any Principles of Mustachianism that were genuinely going obsolete, versus

  • The Arizona Experiment!
    by Mr. Money Mustache on 2 November 2023 at 19:35

    The thing that drew me to early retirement is freedom, and that’s still the best part of it.  Back in 2005, the primary reason for this freedom-seeking was being able to devote my best hours to being a Dad – I had a feeling my career in tech would be too demanding to sustain once

  • What to Do About These High Interest Rates
    by Mr. Money Mustache on 4 September 2023 at 20:46

    Whoa, have you seen what just happened to interest rates!? Suddenly, after at least fourteen years of our financial world being mostly the same, somebody flipped over the table and now things are quite different.  Interest rates, which have been gliding along at close to zero since before the Dawn of Mustachianism in 2011, have

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  • Short-Term Disability Insurance Is a Waste of Money… With Two Very Specific Exceptions
    by Lauren Torres ("Kitty") on 17 July 2024 at 17:21

    In honor of Disability Pride Month, we’re coming to you with our hot and sweaty take on short-term disability insurance. We’re going to explain what it is, how it works, and why you probably don’t need it… unless, of course, you’re in two very specific situations. Ooooh, look at me go, building that mystery! No The post Short-Term Disability Insurance Is a Waste of Money… With Two Very Specific Exceptions appeared first on Bitches Get Riches.

  • Why There’s So Little (Good) Personal Finance for Disabled People
    by Lauren Torres ("Kitty") on 4 July 2024 at 17:06

    Jess and I are both itching to write more about personal finance for disabled people. We’re also both itching because we have autoimmune disorders. Guys, we’re here! We’re queer! We have two X chromosomes with faulty molecular coatings! Okay, but seriously… we’ve both been sitting on some big ol’ honkin’ article ideas about how disabilities The post Why There’s So Little (Good) Personal Finance for Disabled People appeared first on Bitches Get Riches.

  • The Dollar Bill Game: What You’d Do if Money Were No Object Says a Lot About You
    by Lauren Torres ("Kitty") on 19 June 2024 at 14:34

    “If money were no object, what would you do with your life?” Did people ask you this hypothetical question a lot? Especially around high school and college graduation? I did. And it was frustrating as hell, because I was so overwhelmed by my choices that I had no idea how to answer. This question requires The post The Dollar Bill Game: What You’d Do if Money Were No Object Says a Lot About You appeared first on Bitches Get Riches.

Money Crashers Turn the Tables on Money

  • If I Pay Off My Credit Card in Full, Will My Credit Go Up?
    by Grant Sabatier on 26 April 2024 at 13:41

    For U.S. consumers, having “good credit” or a good credit score is everything. Black marks on your credit report can prevent you from acquiring rental housing, certain jobs, or student loans – and cost you thousands of dollars in higher interest for your mortgage, medical loans, vehicle loans, and other lines of credit. Yet for The post If I Pay Off My Credit Card in Full, Will My Credit Go Up? appeared first on Money Crashers.

  • Moby Finance Review 2024: Features, Pricing & How To Start
    by Grant Sabatier on 2 April 2024 at 18:00

    Moby Finance should be on your radar if you want to streamline your investing tasks. This investment research platform provides easy-to-understand data that you can use to make challenging investment decisions. Check out my Moby Finance review to see what it’s all about. What Is Moby Finance? Moby Finance offers stock and crypto investment research The post Moby Finance Review 2024: Features, Pricing & How To Start appeared first on Money Crashers.

  • Visible vs. US Mobile Cell Phone Plans: Which Carrier is Best?
    by Grant Sabatier on 29 March 2024 at 14:01

    Choosing the right cell phone plan is important for budgeting and, of course, your phone needs. When comparing Visible vs. US Mobile, they are both great options, but which of these options is best for you? Check out the differences between Visible and US Mobile to determine which suits your needs the most. Visible vs. The post Visible vs. US Mobile Cell Phone Plans: Which Carrier is Best? appeared first on Money Crashers.

  • TopResume Review 2024: What Sets It Apart
    by Grant Sabatier on 15 March 2024 at 16:19

    According to TopResume, 3 out of every 4 resumes are never reviewed. This means all applicants need a way to work around the system and get through the tough filters that threaten to move your resume to the ‘trash’ pile. Enter TopResume, a resume-writing service that not only gets around the modern screening technology by The post TopResume Review 2024: What Sets It Apart appeared first on Money Crashers.

  • Joint Credit Card Accounts: 2024 Guide
    by Grant Sabatier on 12 March 2024 at 17:26

    When you take a big step in your relationship – like getting married – it’s natural to merge your finances together. This is known in the financial world as joint ownership. Joint ownership is very common, especially for spouses or trusted partners. Being joint owners on a checking account, savings account, or home loan is The post Joint Credit Card Accounts: 2024 Guide appeared first on Money Crashers.