Managing Your Money

When it comes to managing my money, building the right system has saved me time, headache, and stress when it comes to knowing what to do.

Whether it's drawing a simple financial map to managing our net Worth Excel spreadsheet – having the right system is key.

I didn't happen upon our system by accident. It has been an evolution over years and continues to grow as our financial lives grow.

The resources below can help you build your own financial system to help you better manage your money.

Building Your Financial System

Drawing Your Financial Map

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

Keep Track of Your Finances

How We Track Our Net Worth

There are a lot of tools out there to help you track your finances. Most arrived after I started working…

Managing Your Money:

How to Get Free Money on the Cash App

There are a few legit ways to get free money on the Cash App. In fact, you can earn $5 by signing up with our new user referral code, ZBJVLJJ, and sending at least $5 to a friend. You can also earn debit card shopping boosts and enter social media giveaways.

Best Credit Repair Software for 2021: Consumer and Business

Credit repair software can help you correct errors on your credit report, assist with creditors, and provide education that will allow you to improve your credit as quickly as possible. Repairing damaged credit can be stressful and expensive. Investing in credit repair software can provide the help you need to clean up your report.

If You Don’t Understand the FIRE Movement, Read This

Not everyone wants to make the sacrifices it takes to save enough to retire "early," whatever that means to them, and that's totally OK. I think there are a lot of great takeaways from the FIRE movement even if you don't want to retire early, or be extremely frugal, or anything else that you find unappealing about it.

Best Cash Advance Apps – Low Cost Payday Loan Alternatives

Cash advance apps have sprung up in recent years to provide short-term funding for consumers who need an advance on their next paycheck. They provide both greater flexibility and lower cost than payday loans. Some are even free or charge a low dollar monthly subscription service.

How to Build Credit without a Credit Card

Building credit without a credit card can be a slow process. But, if building credit is your goal, you should get started today. The sooner you get your first loan in place, the sooner you’ll begin to build credit.

How to Build Financial Flexibility Into Your Life

Save aggressively, invest prudently, and - if you want to - retire early. You don't have to wait forty years to quit a job you hate. If you're financially independent, you control your time. It's all about financial flexibility and there are a lot of different ways to build financial flexibility into your life.

Current Bank Review: A Great Online Banking Account

If you’re looking for a simple easy to use online bank, Current Bank may be for you. While it doesn't come with a lot of bells and whistles it has all the core features you'll need in a checking account and aims to make money management easier.

How to Cancel a Credit Card Safely

One would think that canceling a credit card would look good on your credit report. You’ve got less available credit, and therefore less of a chance to get into overwhelming debt. 

However, cancelling a credit card the wrong way can, in fact, damage your credit score and even cost you money.

Do You Have an In-Case-of Emergency Binder?

An In-Case-of-Emergency Binder helps your loved ones deal with an emergency, such as a medical emergency or unexpected death. You'll want to include everything they would need to know if you suddenly weren't around or were having a medical emergency.

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