There may not be any question or statement I get more than “How do I build my credit score?” or “I did this to help build my score.” It’s a HUGE issue in our culture and the hot topic everyone is talking about. But how do you tackle this elusive beast? In this post, I’ll share what the credit score is, how it’s calculated, what score you should be aiming for, and how to get there. Buckle up your seat belts, Dorothy, because we aren’t in Kansas anymore…
Do you know how to properly use your debit card? I’ve found from experience that most people do not know the facts I’m going to share with you today and it’s putting you at risk! After reading this, I hope you…
- Know exactly how to protect yourself and use your debit card wisely
- Know why you should use the debit card at all
- Tell someone else and save them pain!
My 5-year-old daughter has been saying this year “I want to ride a rollercoaster!”. I think she may have discovered my love language! Growing up, going to Six Flags was my family’s yearly summer vacation. I have so many good memories from those times, so when my daughter started verbalizing my dream I had to make this work! This post will be the first in a series of posts about my family’s frugal adventures at Six Flags. Today, I want to start by telling you how I scored a crazy good deal for my family. Please keep your arms and legs inside the vehicle at all times because here we go!
In 1985, Steven King unleashed upon the world Cat’s Eye. Comprised of 3 short stories the first “Quitter’s Inc.” paints a picture of a company that in order to get you to stop smoking when you fall off the wagon punishes your family members with electroshock therapy (and then worse consequences). Crazy. If you really want to watch the short clip (which is more comical than disturbing) click here.
Why do I share that? Well, a lot of people tend to think that this is how behavior modification works. I need to be a good little boy or girl with my money, and if I don’t then I need to be punished. How else will I learn? That doesn’t work. Instead, we need to focus on positive motivation. Let’s explore some positive steps we can take to motivate us to reach our goals.