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Where Should I Go on Vacation? (Plus a Credit Card Rewards Rant)

credit card rewards rant

I’ve been thinking lately that I need to take my kids somewhere fun for a weekend and make some awesome memories, but I don’t know where to go.

Unlike, most of mankind I don’t really care for traveling. It doesn’t get me excited. But I would like to have a fun, inexpensive, low maintenance 2-3 [...]

Does it Make Sense to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

should you pay off your mortgage early

It’s an age old questions with various answers. Does it make sense to pay off your mortgage early?

It’s also a debate that my boyfriend and I have recently been having.

You see, my boyfriend has a house that he bought for about 90k. He put a $30k down payment on it when he bought [...]

Why Loaning Money to Friends is a Bad Idea

loaning money to friends

You’re approached by a friend who’s about to be evicted from his apartment. He needs $500 to keep his home and he knows you’ve got the money.

He asks for a loan and tells you that he can pay you back next month.

Would you lend him the money?

Why You Shouldn’t

Loaning money to [...]

How Much Should You Spend on Vacation?

How Much Should You Spend on Vacations

Ever since I’ve been a kid Memorial Day has been the sign of summer and more importantly, summer vacation.

The thing though, is that as a kid my thought of a summer vacation entailed visiting Sea World or King’s Island. I can remember one trip where we stayed away from home for more than one [...]

Is Technology Making You Poor?

Technology is constantly changing. As soon as you get used to the latest phone/tablet/device something newer and better comes out.

While technology can make your life a little bit easier, it could also be making you poor. Here’s why.

# 1 – Keeping Up with the Joneses (Social Media)

Social media can be the gateway [...]