Life experiences have taught me I can accomplish anything I put my mind to. Among other things, I've successfully paid off large amounts of debt, and run several marathons. Achieving any difficult goal in life requires two important attributes; … [Read more...] about Achieve Your Financial Goals Using Patience And Persistence
It's absolutely critical that you check all your financial accounts on a regular basis. I look over my main checking accounts online day. It might sound like overkill and unnecessary. But failure to do so could cost you big time, as I found out … [Read more...] about Why I Check My Financial Accounts Every Day
For many people, including myself, the temptation to overspend is high when a debit or credit card is the primary method used to pay for purchases. For that very reason I believe that Cash Is King. While my monthly expenses are paid online using an … [Read more...] about We Re-Invented the Envelope Budgeting Method By Accident
I used to see a coworker of mine at the gym all the time. Then, suddenly I stopped running into him. I asked him one day if he was still a member, to which he replied, â€œYeah, I just don't have time right now to workout.â€ It reminded me of a quote … [Read more...] about Is Managing Your Finances A Priority?
I recently received a new debit card in the mail, as the one I had been using for the last few years was set to expire soon. This one looked a little different, as it had a small metallic chip embedded within the card. I had heard that card issuers … [Read more...] about Why Do I Need A Computer Chip On My Debit/Credit Card?
I was going through my receipts from the weekend when I ran across one from a restaurant. It wasn't unusual to see the tip and total amounts filled in as I usually do that to both the copy I leave on the table and the copy I take home. … [Read more...] about What Happens When I Don’t Sign My Credit Card Receipt?