How Much Will Refinancing Save Me: A Beginner’s Guide

Are you tired of paying your mortgage company every month? Are you frustrated with the interest rates you’re currently getting on your loan? If so, it might be

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Letter To My Teenage Self: Money Lessons

Dear Young Tiff, Whew! What a time to be young, smart, and living it up at college…  It’s me, your 40-year-old self coming by to encourage you and

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13 tips to curb your spending

Ever get to the end of the month (or worse yet, mid-month) and think, “Wait, where did all my money go?” We hear time and time again that

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The Power of an Online-Only Savings Account

Saving money isn’t always fun. There, I said it! And, when you have to rely on yourself to take the money that’s sitting oh so prettily in your

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Noodle Budget 101: How to Adjust During Financial Crisis

Let’s be real, we all know how much I L-O-V-E a good budget. To me, a budget is your "say yes" plan for balancing expenses and income in

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How To Kick Your Wallet’s Summertime Sunken Place

Rooftop bars, weekends away, new swimsuits, food trucks… if you’ve had any fun this summer, chances are your wallet is already aching. With only a few short weeks

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Your 3 Tools for Financial Wellness

  This is a sponsored post written in partnership with Prudential. All opinions expressed in this post are based on my personal view. – Hey, how are you doing?

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I Lost My First Home to Foreclosure, Then Bought my Next Home in Cash!

When your finances are not where you want them to be, it can be hard to visualize a happy ending. But a happy ending is possible. Here’s my

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What You Need to Know About the Consumer Review Fairness Act

I’ve teamed up with Consumer Reports and am proud to be one of their paid brand ambassadors; my personal opinions do not necessarily reflect those of Consumer Reports.

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6 Steps to Buying Your Next Car in Cash

Are you planning on purchasing a new or used car in the future? Ever thought about paying for it in cash? To be honest, I’d always thought of that as

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