Tired of Robinhood? Here are Your Best Options

I have loved and used Robinhood for a while now. That being said, I totally understand the increasing frustration with its performance. It began last March when volatile markets made Robinhood users unable to trade their stocks. This has continued, and was dramatically shown with the Gamestop debacle. Many traders who made a ton ofContinue reading “Tired of Robinhood? Here are Your Best Options”

Practical Ways to Create Passive Income

Passive income is one of the most popular topics in personal finance. And for good reason! There is nothing more appealing than having monthly income show up in your bank account after doing zero work. However, getting to this point is not always a simple task. The first thing to understand is that building passiveContinue reading “Practical Ways to Create Passive Income”

The Best Way to Use the $200 American Express Travel Credit

American Express has been on a streak adding new benefits to their flagship Platinum card. Their latest addition is a $200 travel credit. This is on top of the $400 in offers that were released last month and in addition to their airline credit. What: $200 Travel Credit for travel booked through AmexTravel.com. Includes airfare,Continue reading “The Best Way to Use the $200 American Express Travel Credit”

Ritz Carlton: The Ultimate Military Discount

Written by Dan Tapia There are a ton of ways that companies thank military members for their service. 10% off, or a free meal on Veterans/Memorial days are some of the most common. Without a doubt one company stands above the rest: The Ritz Carlton. Yes, these five star hotels frequented by movie stars andContinue reading “Ritz Carlton: The Ultimate Military Discount”

Where to File Your Taxes For Free

Disclaimer: We are not tax professionals. This article is not tax advice. It’s purpose is simply to inform you about your options this tax season. In addition, we are member supported, some of the links on this page are affiliate links . When you use these links we may make money at no cost toContinue reading “Where to File Your Taxes For Free”

The Best Way to Use the USAA Career Starter Loan

Written by: Dan Tapia TLDR Summary at END If used correctly, the career starter loan is an incredible opportunity to build a strong financial foundation early on. That being said, we understand it is often used for necessities such as a car or paying down debt. We saw our very own classmates do just that,Continue reading “The Best Way to Use the USAA Career Starter Loan”

How to Invest $700 of Other People’s Money Every Year

Disclaimer: If you don’t have a spouse or a long-term roommate, just skip this article. We’ve talked a bit about expenses in our articles Personal Cash Flow and Get Your Finances on Track and how beneficial it can be to minimize them every month. There are hundreds if not thousands of little tips and tricksContinue reading “How to Invest $700 of Other People’s Money Every Year”

How to Manage Your Money and Get Your Finances On Track

The very thought of budgeting and personal finance is enough to make some people’s skin crawl. Setting aside money for a savings account and limiting how much you can spend going out not only sounds boring, it sounds like it would make the rest of your life boring too. Additionally, it’s hard to know whereContinue reading “How to Manage Your Money and Get Your Finances On Track”

$58,125 Reasons to Buy A Car The Right Way

What if someone told you they had an investment that was going to lose 20-30% in one year with a guaranteed loss of 60% over the next five years? You’ll need to put up $30K to get in on it though. Don’t have $30K? Not a problem, they’ll loan you it and charge you interestContinue reading “$58,125 Reasons to Buy A Car The Right Way”