a common sense approach to money

Month: August 2017

How to Create A Simple Loan Calculator In Excel

How to Create A Simple Loan Calculator In Excel

Being the huge nerd that I am, I use Excel for just about everything to organize my life.  From simple checklists to complicated calculations, it’s an incredibly useful tool for making your life easier.  When it comes to my personal finances, I track everything via […]

7 Reasons I Love Credit Karma

7 Reasons I Love Credit Karma

This is not a sponsored post – I repeat, this is not a sponsored post.  I just REALLY love Credit Karma!  While it lacks the ability to crush candy like one of my other favorite apps, this one helps me stay on track with my […]

Back to School: Student Loan Basics

Back to School: Student Loan Basics

With Back-to-School season approaching, there’s no time like the present to go over the ABC’s of student loans!  If you (or your kids) are looking into student loans for the coming school year, this post is for you!  Before you accept any student loans, be […]