August 2012

5 Reasons to Get a Credit Card

by on August 29, 2012

Credit card debt in the US totals just under $800 million among 176 million cardholders. Credit cards are painted as the bane of financial security and the ruin of your credit score. However, like most fairy tale villains, credit cards are not all bad. When used responsibly over time, credit cards can be a benefit, […]


A certain quote from the hilarious Tina Fey movie ‘Baby Mama’ is perhaps the best way to describe to you the biggest reason you should consider putting your trust in a financial advisor. But first, some back-story; The basic plot of ‘Baby Mama’ focuses around a woman who is unable to become pregnant, and after […]


How to Avoid Renting Mistakes

by on August 13, 2012

The world of renting is die-hard and cutthroat. Ok, maybe not, but it certainly can be harrowing and stressful, especially if you need to find a place to live quickly. When you are searching for an apartment, there are some crucially important things that you must make sure you do—and some that you don’t—to ensure […]


Do you ever find yourself thinking, “If only I had $1,000 dollars saved away, my life would be so much better. I could buy 500 lattes and 300 muffins and be so happy.” Well, maybe the details of what you would do with the money are a little bit different, but the basic idea of […]