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Azra, Marketing Lead at ReadyForZero

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4 Things Great White Sharks Can Teach You About Getting Out of Debt

Great White Shark

It’s Shark Week this week! Can you believe that Shark Week has been in the running for 25 whole years? Me either! We Americans have been absolutely fascinated by sharks, especially the Great White Shark, ever since the debut of the movie Jaws and  we still have a great deal to learn about these mysterious creatures. And it turns out…

Toshl Budgeting Mobile App Review

toshl

I created my very first budget and a budgeting spreadsheet to go along with it about 6 years ago, when I was a grad student living on a meager stipend as a research assistant. I wanted to figure out a way to balance living expenses, fund my expensive hobby of racing triathlons, save for an emergency fund and have fun all…

Monday Shout Outs: Mother’s Day Edition

May is here! That means flowers are blooming, summer is coming, and Mother’s Day is less than a week away!  Have you thought about what you’re going to do for your mom? There’s still plenty of time left to do something thoughtful for mom and we’ve rounded up some creative – and cost-effective – ways to celebrate Mother’s Day this…

Monday Shout Outs: The Green Edition

Spring is here and we just celebrated Earth Day on April 22nd. It turns out that there is  a direct correlation between our personal finances and striving to reduce our energy consumption and  environmental footprint. This week, I’d like to share some articles that show you how to be green while saving some green at the same time.  

Monday Shout Out: The Roth IRA Edition

Last week, on March 27th, we saw a major financial movement unfold in front of our eyes called the Roth IRA Movement. Organized by Jeff Rose who owns the Good Financial Cents blog, this movement got featured on major publications such as the Huffington Post and the Wall Street Journal! Now, don’t write it off as some geeky financial thing, this…

Monday Shout Outs: The Taxes Edition

Taxes. Snooze. Yawn. Boring. No one likes to think about paying taxes even though it’s one of the most important things we have to deal with all year. Believe it or not, I actually read some pretty interesting articles that deal with various aspects of filing taxes over the last week. So in this week’s Monday Shout Outs, I’d like to share…

Monday Shout Outs — The Travel Edition

Spring is in the air, the cold weather is starting to thaw out and summer is right around the corner! Some of you may be starting to think about taking a vacation this summer. So this week, we’ve rounded up a list of articles with tips to help you travel without breaking the bank.

Monday Shout Outs: The Credit Score Edition

Love it or hate it, one thing’s for sure: Your credit score is considered by many as an important measure of your financial capabilities. This week, we share some recent articles with you that help you understand and boost your credit score. What Comprises Your Credit Score? [Bible Money Matters] The first step to improving your credit score is understanding how…

Monday Shout Outs: How to Negotiate with Your Credit Card Company

Favorite Articles Of The Week How to Negotiate With Your Credit Card Company [Bible Money Matters] Many things in life are negotiable, and believe it or not, your credit card bill is one of them. If you’re truly having difficulty paying off your debt, try the tips outlined in this article to work something out with your credit card company. How…

We Need Your Help

Credit Card debt is bad. We’ve all heard it time and time again, yet we don’t realize it until we sit down and actually look at the numbers. Well, this week, we made something that makes it a little easier to see just how terrible credit card debt really is, and how hard it is to get out of it with…