Category: personal finance

Convert your gift cards to cash

When it comes to your plan on how to get out of debt, the real secret is you have to go all-in. That means fully comitting yourself to paying off your bills, even when more tempting indulgences can be easily had.And since we’re using poker terminology, let’s talk about the card game. The gift card …

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PocketSmith personal finance software

There’s such a plethora of web-based personal finance software that we can almost devote our entire blog to them. (And sometimes it seems that we are.) But, because each one has a slightly different spin on managing your money and personal preferences and proclivities are a big part of staying on top of your finances, …

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SaveUp Rewards You for Digging Out of Debt

It never ceases to amaze how many great online resources there are to help people get out of debt and save money. It’s a shame that it is almost impossible to wade through them all and pick out the ones that are really worth the time to use. But we’ve found one website that should …

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Bank Transfer Day is Two Weeks Away

To get out of debt you have to stop your money leaks, seemingly small expenses that add up to big money over time. Bank fees have always been money leaks, but now that big national banks are gouging their customers for more and more cash (like the recently announced $5 monthly fee that Bank of …

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