Tag: Savings

The Gas Method of Building Credit

It can be hard not to reach for your credit card when you see a shiny pair of shoes or drive by that expensive sushi place down the block before your next paycheck, but keeping your purchases consistent is the best way to track your credit.  We’ve all […]

Compound Interest: When Less is More

Did you know that you can invest less money, but still end up with more money saved for retirement? Because interest is compounding, money you invest grows larger the longer it is invested. Compounding interest means that your interest is earning interest. That means that if you invest […]

Credit Card Mistakes To Avoid

Getting your first credit card can be a scary experience. Credit card debt can grow exponentially if you’re not careful and can affect your ability to buy a car, a house, or even get a job. Ideally, spending money you don’t own is never a good idea, but it’s not always practical.  Whether for building credit, or making end of month payments, here’s the most common credit card mistakes new credit card users make.

How Inflation Affects Your Savings

Have you ever gone into the grocery store to buy a can of soda and thought “Man, soda’s more expensive than I remember when I was a kid.”  If you have, then you have noticed inflation. What is Inflation? The money you have today is most likely going […]