Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: August 2015 Check-In

It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again.

The History of Credit and Our Credit Histories

Super high interest rate cards really took off in 2010, as—and this is just my educated guess—a bunch of people who took a credit score hit in the recession needed access to credit.

I Survived College Without Consumer Debt, But Not Grad School

The first year I had the card, I never even activated it; I kept that little white sticker that read “To activate this card, call 555-whatever” on the card and never called the number. If I didn’t use the credit card, it couldn’t hurt me.

I Survived College Without Consumer Debt, and So Can You

When I was in school, working part time for very little money and thus totally unable to afford payments on a credit card, I was pre-approved, but now that I’d gotten a well-paying (by 1990 standards) full-time job in my degree field, I was a bad credit risk because I’d been smart about not getting in debt when I was in school?

Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: July 2015 Check-In

It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again.

Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: June 2015 Check-in

It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again.

Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: May 2015 Check-in

It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again.

Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: April 2015 Check-in

It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again.

When Paying Taxes Leaves You Temporarily Broke

In which I share my 10 emotional responses to paying my taxes and having $41.51 left over.

Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: March 2015 Check-in

It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again.