Budgeting

4 Easy Steps to Plan for your Financial Future

Perhaps you want to get your financial situation in order, but you’re not sure where to start. Follow these four steps, and you can be on your way towards your financial goals this week. 1. Write out a budget. Make sure that you’re not spending more than you’re making. You can do this in Excel,…… Continue reading 4 Easy Steps to Plan for your Financial Future

Personal

Why is it so hard to be healthy (I mean skinny)?

Since graduation, each year, I find myself a little unhappier with my body than the year before. This year, I have found better success with trying to control my weight. Each time, though, I seem to eventually fall right back off the proverbial horse. Is the upward climb inevitable? For context, I am the opposite of…… Continue reading Why is it so hard to be healthy (I mean skinny)?

Credit Scores

How to (actually) get a free credit report from Equifax/Experian/TransUnion

If you’ve navigated to any of the three bureaus in an attempt to receive your federally mandated yearly credit report, the homepage of each site typically advertises a great deal on seeing your credit report/score. The problem is, these cost money, which is a whole lot more than free. So where’s the free report? Step 1:…… Continue reading How to (actually) get a free credit report from Equifax/Experian/TransUnion