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8 Best National Banks In the U.S.

If you live in the U.S. and you're looking for a bank account, there are literally thousands of options. You can take your pick of national banks, local banks, digital banks, credit unions, fintechs, and more. In particular, national banks have several advantages and can accommodate most, if not all of your banking needs. 

Pros & Cons of a Weekly Budget

No matter what your financial goals might be – paying down student loans, saving for a new car or house, or just getting a better grip on spending – using the right budget strategy could help you get there. It may feel like overkill, but doing a weekly budget has its benefits.

Petal 2 Visa Credit Card Review

Petal Visa credit cards offer features and benefits that can help you build credit without using a secured credit card. Other features include lower interest rates, higher credit limits, and cash back rewards. In this Petal 2 Visa Card review I cover the features, to help you determine if the Petal 2 Visa card is right for you.


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How to invest in yourself

Pandas are pretty much awesome. They live one of the most casual lifestyles. For 14 hours of each day, they…

DoorDash Review: Is DoorDash Worth It?

If you're an eager side hustler, there is no shortage of restaurant delivery side hustles available. One popular company hiring gig workers is DoorDash. You can make money shopping for and delivering groceries when it fits your schedule. But the question is, is DoorDash worth it? Find out in this DoorDash Review.

12 Ways To Get Paid To Test Products at Home

Did you know that you can get paid to test products at home? Companies send you the products, and use your feedback to determine if they are ready for market. You may also be asked to test services or websites. In the end, they reward you with things like cash, gift cards, and products.

Stash Review: Save & Invest with the Same App

Stash is a micro-savings and micro-investments app that gives users access to investment accounts, and teaches them how to invest. Stash may be the perfect platform for a new investor to begin their investment journey.If you’ve wanted to invest but are having trouble getting started, Stash may be just what you need.

VTSAX vs. VTI: Which Will Get You to FIRE Faster?

You’ll need the kind of returns the stock market provides to reach FIRE status. You can invest in the entire stock market through two popular funds, VTSAX and VTI. VTSAX and VTI are an easy, convenient way to get the benefit of stock market gains without the need to select individual stocks or even a collection of funds.

What is a Qualified Purchaser?

After selling my first business, I started getting interested in a lot of different investments. I was looking to build…

Pump-and-Dump Schemes in Crypto

You may have heard of pump-and-dump schemes – when investors take advantage of an asset in a steep price increase (pump) followed by an even faster price fall (dump). These schemes can happen with different types of assets, including cryptocurrency. The process is much the same with a crypto pump-and-dump scheme.

7 Best Self-Directed IRAs: Where to Hold Your Alternative Assets

An SDIRA is an IRA in which you can hold alternative assets, particularly physical assets, like gold bullion and real estate. You can also store other types of assets not permitted in regular IRA accounts.In this article, I'll cover what we believe to be the seven best self-directed IRAs. Or better put, the seven best self-directed IRA custodians.


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Drawing Your Financial Map

At one point, I once had over a dozen checking accounts. (which is too many bank accounts) I was doing…


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Epic Life Events

These are those events in your life that seem EPIC at the time, simply because it's your first. Looking back, they're not as daunting and we can help you get them right the first time.

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Grand Goals

Grand Goals are laser-focused guides for achieving a financial goal. They aren't textbooks teaching you every aspect, they're a series of levers you can pull to get what you want.

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Money Saving Guides

These guides will show you the tactics I use to save thousands of dollars each year. And they don't involve cutting out something as vital as coffee or whatever your favorite vice might be.

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