Learn how a financial map can show you how your accounts are connected and areas where you can simplify it.
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.
You don't need to hire a financial planner to build a financial plan. We share how to build one on your own and what questions you need to answer to be accurate, complete, and effective.
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Dave is a popular fintech app that offers cash advances of up to $500. But while Dave doesn't charge interest on the money you borrow, there is a $1 monthly fee, and you have to pay extra for instant access to cash. Is Dave right for you? Here are 8 apps like Dave you should also consider.
A credit card is one of the quickest and easiest ways to build credit, but it's not the only option. From credit builder loans to having your utility bills report to the credit bureau, there are many other ways to take control of your credit. This article covers the many ways you can build credit without a credit card.
Have you been denied a bank account? It's possible that you have a low QualiFile score from ChexSystems. Learn about this specialty consumer reporting agency, how to get your report, and improve your score.
Applying for disability benefits or worker's compensation can be time-consuming, and applications are often declined for various reasons. Atticus is a law firm that helps people get the money they deserve. The best part is that their service is free unless your claim is approved. Learn more.
Credit repair companies tout the 609 letter as a way to help you repair or your credit, and they charge a lot of money to write them on your behalf. But what is a 609 letter and is it even worth it? Find out how 609 letters work and how to file a credit report dispute yourself.
Truist Bank is one of America's largest banks, and offer a wide range of banking, investing, and borrowing products. But in an age when free banking and high interest savings have become the norm, can they compete with the best online and traditional banks? Find out in this Truist Bank review.
There are many places you can go to exchange foreign currency, but depending on where you're located or your travel plans, it's not always convenient. Here are 9 places to consider next time you need to buy or sell foreign currency, along with fees and pros and cons.
ProjectionLab is a premium financial planning and simulation tool that you have to check out. We had its founder, Kyle, walk us through the tool in this comprehensive review.
Online banks are everywhere these days, but not all of them stand out in any meaningful way. If you’re looking for an online bank with excellent products and features, Axos Bank is one option. But how does it compare to other online banks, like Chime and Acorns? Find out in our full Axos review.
Did you know? Checking accounts that pay interest on deposits and cash back actually exist. Of course, the benefits vary depending on the bank, so we're listing the best accounts here to help you find the best rewards checking account for your banking needs.
An increasing number of fintech companies are developing credit-builder products to help people establish or rebuild their credit. One such company, Fizz, is geared toward college students. But is there a catch? In this Fizz review, I let you know how much it costs, key features, pros and cons, and more.
Allowing your children to use debit cards is a great way to teach them how to manage money. But what you don't want is to have to pay fees. Thankfully, several banks offer debit cards for kids to use with their parents. Here are 10 free debit cards for kids and teens and a few low-cost options.