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Deferment vs Forbearance: What is the Best Way to Pause your Student Loan Payments?

How can you pause student loan payments through financial hardships without defaulting on your loans or hurting your credit? Deferment and forbearance are two options that may help you. See if you qualify.

How to Start Your Side Hustle

Catalina discusses strategies to help you discover your inner entrepreneur so you can CREATE A PLAN, SHOW-OFF YOUR SKILLS, and GET PAID!

Marie Kondo Your Finances

For those who are watching Netflix, you may have seen the latest popularity of Marie Kondo, the author of The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Why Giving My Family $300 is a Must

Ever since I was young I was taught that family comes first. This meant that, if my mom got sick and someone needed to help out with our family business, I would take a semester off from school to help (no questions asked).

6 Free Tax Preparation and Filing Services

Tax preparation can be daunting, but these free services can help

San Francisco Bay Area Resources to Build Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is crucial to our financial well-being, but it can be hard to know where to get started.

The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards

A balance transfer is a good option to get rid of debt. We review which ones are the best!

Rich Dad Poor Dad Summary

Rich Dad Poor Dad teaches readers how to adopt the right mindset for building wealth.

"I Will Teach You to be Rich" Book Summary

I Will Teach You to be Rich is a great introduction to thinking smarter about your finances.

Mint vs You Need a Budget vs Personal Capital

There are so many budgeting apps! Which one is the best?! We help assess the top 3 budgeting apps and determine which one is right for you.

How to Fill out a W-4 2019

If you’re filling out a W-4, that means you’ve just started a new job!

The Most Inspiring Financial Goals 2019

As we are all getting ready for strong 2019, it's time to evaluate the year and set some goals. Here are some goal ideas based on where you are at

How to Fill out a W-9 2019

The W-9 Form is most commonly filled out by taxpayers who work as a freelancer or independent contractor rather than a full-time employee.

Tax Season is Coming: Four Actions to Consider Before 2019

Just make sure you do these before December 31, 2018 to get the actual benefit for the 2018 year.

2019 New Year's Resolution Ideas: Focus on the Big Wins

When thinking about your New Years Resolutions, it's critical to focus on achieving “big financial wins” in your life. By choosing your top two to three big financial wins to tackle in 2019, you might easily be able to save hundreds or thousands into your savings or investment account.

How to be part of the 401K millionaires club

A step by step guide on how it's actually possible to hit the 1 million mark for your retirement. By following these 5 key steps you can be on your way to joining the 401K millionaires club.

Step by Step Guide for 0% Balance Transfers

Here are our 4 steps to do a balance transfer. By doing a balance transfer to a 0% APR card, you can start save money over the short term and start paying down debt.

Hacking Your Way Out of Debt -- What Your Bank Won’t Tell You

There are a few methods of getting rid of credit card debt, one way many people with decent credit can get out of debt is doing a balance transfer.

Emergency Fund: What it Is and Best Practices

An emergency fund is a must have for any unexpected expenses that come up - because after all, life happens and you just can’t anticipate everything.

What Is The FIRE Community?

There are some people retiring and traveling the world by their 30s. Here's how they do it...

Creating a Simple Budget with the 50/30/20 Rule

Over time, the idea is that someone who follows this budgeting plan can tackle their debt, have the room to still have fun, and build up a good savings account...

What is Student Debt Consolidation and How Do I Do It?

Loan consolidation A.K.A. “Direct consolidation loan” is a government program. Essentially, this is where you combine your loans into one...

Ways you can increase your credit score by 100 points

Real strategies to increase your credit score

Prenups: Top Financial Considerations

You're in love. But, you also have a financial plan. Or, their entire family have signed prenups and they *have* to sign one. Who do you ask for an objective opinion?

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