Credit

Credit 101: What Is Credit And How Does It Work?

According to a NerdWallet survey conducted by Harris Poll, most Americans don’t understand how common actions can affect their credit scores. This can have a seriously negative impact on their financial situation. Here are a few tips on building your credit — a smart money habit. Building (and maintaining) a solid credit background can strengthen […]

Finance Basics

20 Minutes to a Better Financial You

We all know that time is often a precious resource. So much to do, so little time! Fortunately, improving your financial life doesn’t have to be time-consuming or too complicated. The tasks below usually take around 20 minutes or less, but can help you take a big step towards improving your finances. Try crossing a […]

Saving

The Simple Rule I’ve Been Following to Get Healthy While Saving Money

I’m someone who can be – If I’m being totally honest with myself – very lazy when it comes to fitness. I’ve always been someone for whom physical activity was a byproduct of other hobbies or obligations I had going on in my life. And living in a city like New York requires enough baseline […]

Finance Basics

How to Get a Financial Education – On Your Terms

There is no one-size-fits-all plan for improving your financial literacy. A good plan should be tailored to financial decisions you’re facing today and fit the way you learn best. Whether you learn best sitting on the couch with your dog, or chatting with your friends over coffee, we’ve got you covered. Whatever your terms are, […]

Saving

Meal Prep Ideas to Help You Save Cash and Time

If you’ve been on Pinterest or Instagram lately, you’ve likely seen the beautiful #MealPrep photos—those organized, bento-style food boxes prepared ahead of time and arranged neatly for the week. Here are some tips you can use to begin meal prepping. And bonus—you could start to save a ton on take-out. Take Baby Steps Meal prepping […]

Budget

4 Tips to Get Fit on a Budget

There’s a strong connection between your money and your health—the more physically fit you are the more financially fit you can be. But working out these days can get pretty expensive. Between gym fees, gear, and trainers, it’s costing us an arm and a leg before we set an arm or leg in the gym. […]

Budget

Eat Organic on a Budget – 5 Tips to Help You Start

Eating organic is often considered healthier, but if you have hesitated, thinking that it’s too expensive, think again. With a little bit of planning and strategy, you could get the best fuel for your body without breaking the bank. Here are five ways you can eat organic on any budget. Go Big Time Shop the […]

Finance Basics

Are You a Sprinter or a Marathon Runner When it Comes to Money?

When it comes to managing personal finances, we’ve all met those who treat money like a sprint, and those who treat it like a marathon. The sprint mentality is especially trending in the blogosphere with articles like “How to Pay Off Your Loan in X Amount of Time” or “How to Save for Your Vacation […]

Finance Basics

4 Things You Should Think About To Get Financially Fit

When you’re trying to get physically fit, you’re usually working on diet, body fat, stamina, and strength. To be in good shape, you’ve got to have a balance of all four. Getting financially fit is the same way: Your diet is like your spending habits This one’s all about discipline. And it’s important because approximately […]

Finance Basics

Our Resolution is Helping You Keep Your Resolution

Cheers to the New Year! And the new you. It’s one thing to make a resolution, but it’s another thing to actually keep it, right? We’re obsessed with doing right by our customers, so we’ve made it our New Year’s Resolution to help you keep yours. We’ve cooked up some foolproof ways to help keep you […]

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