Category: Finance

“You can get a mortgage that avoids PMI, but you can’t avoid MIP on an FHA.” Huh? That’s exactly what we said the first time we saw this commercial from Rocket Mortgage that was first featured in Super Bowl LII a few years back. Rocket Mortgage has been around for a while, and has always…

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The stock market and real estate are the most profitable forms of investing. While investing in the stock market has always been accessible to the average American, investing in real estate has not. Most Americans simply don’t have the funds or expertise to purchase and manage rental properties, let alone commercial or multi-family properties. However,…

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Ever thought about creating an app that magically saves you money? I have. I used to envision an app that would take all my purchases, subscriptions, and fixed recurring expenses and magically tell me what should stay and what should go. Then I stumbled upon TrueBill and realized that the app I’d been dreaming of…

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LendingTree and LendingClub are popular online-based lending platforms offering great loan opportunities. They can serve both businesses and individuals with different credit ratings and other considerations. But while these two lenders offer similar services, they also have many differences. Therefore, which of these two insanely successful fintech companies is the best? The answer to this,…

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Country music has dramatically evolved throughout the years. But at the heart of it are themes about regular people trying to make it in an often-challenging world. Uniquely American, country music songs range from love and relationships to life, death, and money. Believe it or not, there are quite a few country songs about money,…

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As a personal finance enthusiast, I try to stay on top of the latest trends and topics related to debt, credit, and other important money management topics. For this post, I signed up to compare Credit Sesame vs. Credit Karma to see which was more beneficial and whether one was a waste of my time.…

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As you increase your interest in building wealth and investing, you might be looking to take your knowledge to the next level. And as you consistently work on your investing strategy and expand your interests, there will be more to understand and manage. While I’ve never been into active day trading stocks, buying and holding…

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Prescription drug prices vary wildly across different pharmacies and contribute to the high cost of healthcare in our country. On average, an American spends about $1200 per person per year, more than anyone in any other country. One company trying to help the public reduce these costs and still get the medications they need is…

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The explosion of fintech companies throughout the late 2000s and early 2010s resulted in many exciting money transfer services that are doing things differently. Gone are the days of standing in line at the bank and paying exorbitant fees to transfer money to friends, family, or workers across the world. Some of the more popular…

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You finally booked your trip! You’re excited and can’t wait to relax and unwind. Then reality settles in that you have a ton of planning and packing to do. Although traveling is so exciting, there is a lot of stress that comes with making travel plans.  That trip you added to your vision board is…

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