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Featured Post on It’s All You Boo

Featured Post on It’s All You Boo

Check out my featured guest post, “How To Quit Keeping Up With The Joneses”!

3 Incredibly Easy Ways to Increase Your Credit Score

3 Incredibly Easy Ways to Increase Your Credit Score

Understanding your credit score can be complicated, but knowing how to improve it doesn’t have to be!

How to Save Money on Your Monthly Bills

How to Save Money on Your Monthly Bills

We all know that paying bills is one of the unfortunate side effects of growing up, but how many of us make those payments every month without giving them a second thought?

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! 

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! 

Choosing the Best Credit Card for Bad Credit

Choosing the Best Credit Card for Bad Credit

Choosing a credit card that benefits you can help you to get out of debt and improve your credit score, but this only works if you understand how to use it to your advantage.

Turning 30 on my Debt Free Journey

Turning 30 on my Debt Free Journey

While it’s easy to whine about turning another year older, I’ve chosen to take a different stance this year and celebrate my accomplishments rather than lament my woes. 

Credit Card Secrets

Credit Card Secrets

If you’re wondering how to make your credit cards work for you, it’s not through airline miles and bonus programs, but through a series of little-known facts about the world of credit cards that affect your credit score and your ability to get out of debt.

Spring Cleaning Tips for your Wallet

Spring Cleaning Tips for your Wallet

With spring finally here, there’s no better time to “clean house” financially – while keeping an organized budget is important all year round, take a few minutes today to get your ducks in a row and do some spring cleaning!

How ’bout Debt?

How ’bout Debt?

While it’s easy to turn a blind eye, I encourage anyone looking to improve their financial position to take a good, hard look at what makes up your debt.

Can you afford a new car?

Can you afford a new car?

Before you lock yourself into a payment you can’t afford or purchase a lemon, do your homework first: is this a smart buy?

The Tax Refund Magic Show

The Tax Refund Magic Show

Congratulations!  You got a tax refund – the government ever so kindly returned some of your hard earned money to you!  How nice of them to hold on to it for you all year, waiting for the right time to give you back what you so generously lent them… wait a minute…

How I totally screwed myself on my student loans (and how you can avoid it)

How I totally screwed myself on my student loans (and how you can avoid it)

I was a part of that lucky generation that graduated college to find ourselves in the midst of a housing crisis and the worst economic recession in decades – read on to learn about my struggles and triumphs with student loans!