debt

debt diaries

How a Student Paid off $70k of Lifestyle Debt | Created with GEICO

There are easy ways to save that don't necessitate utter austerity.
FREE Staff
3.22.19
debt diaries

How I Paid off $40k of Credit Card Debt | Created with GEICO

Making sure you never spend more than you can comfortably pay off is key.
FREE Staff
3.22.19
debt diaries

How I'm Paying Off $220,000 of Student Loan Debt - Created with GEICO

Getting an education can add up to more than just a degree.
FREE Staff
3.14.19
money brain

The Cheapskate's Guide to Maxing Out Credit Card Rewards

Credit card companies are quietly lowering signup bonuses and eliminating perks. Here’s everything you need to know about the changes so you can keep the freebies coming without spending a fortune.
Jenny Hart
1.31.19
Money Goals

Set Financial Goals You Can Slay Instead of Resolutions You'll Blow Off

Decide what you really want in life, then figure out what it will take to get there.
Amanda Bert
1.8.19
money brain

Growing Up Poor Taught Me How to Budget

My childhood experience with poverty may have ruined my credit, but it also gave me the power to survive my past.
Ayesha Cording
12.12.18
Invisible Jobs

What It’s Like to Be a Woman Working in Construction

Solid union wages are a big draw—and a great equalizer—but being the only woman on a 500-person crew comes with its own set of challenges.
Anita Hamilton
12.4.18
spending

Black Friday Special: 11 Ways to Find Inner Calm on the Biggest Shopping Day of the Year

Make Black Friday your own with these totally free ideas for how to spend the day without an iota of buyers' remorse.
Evie Carrick
11.14.18
Travel

I Conquered My Debt to Hike the Pacific Crest Trail

I felt more in the four months I was on the trail than I had in the 20-plus years that came before then. But to realize my dream, it took an education in frugality to claw me out of financial ruin.
Ayesha Cording
11.6.18
money brain

The Crippling Anxiety of Living With $100,000 in Student Loans

My massive debt doesn’t just make me anxious. It's changed the way I date and spend time with friends.
Seamus Kirst
10.26.18
money brain

The Real Reason Why You're Bad With Money

Hint: It’s not because you’re dumb, lazy or naïve.
Anita Hamilton
10.11.18
Love Makes Cents - Created with GEICO

Avoid This Common Money Mistake During a Breakup

Don't make the split any more painful than it already is by trashing your credit score as well.
FREE Staff
8.23.18
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