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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.

How Safe Deposit Boxes Work (And What You Shouldn’t Keep In Them)

Safe deposit boxes (also called safety deposit boxes) can be a valuable tool for keeping important items safe. However, it’s important to know exactly how safe deposit boxes work.
If you’re not clear on the rules, you could end up being stuck in an unfortunate situation where you can’t get your items out of your safe deposit box. 

Cash App Taxes Review 2022

Cash App Taxes offers a completely free way to prepare you taxes - federal and one state - if you are eligible. If you have a simple tax situation and don't mind using the Cash App, you can file for free.

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.

The Impact of Getting a DUI on Your Finances 

The most noticeable impact of getting a DUI is the potential for loss or damage of life. However, it can be tough on your finances as well. In this article, we explain how a DUI - aside from the tragic ramifications it leaves on tens of thousands of lives physically and emotionally each year - can affect your pocketbook. 

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.

How To Get a Bigger Tax Refund: 7 Ways to Keep More of Your Money

No one wants to pay more taxes than what the government requires. Handing over more money to the IRS or your state's tax department makes it harder to achieve your financial goals. Here are some ways to maximize your tax credits and deductions to get a bigger refund.

Understanding the Average Cost of Homeowners Insurance

Homeowners insurance covers the homeowner for damage or loss related to hazards like fire, storm damage, and theft. The average cost of homeowners insurance nationwide is $1,249 per year. In this guide, we’ll explain the various factors that will impact your cost of homeowners insurance.

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