Is It a Good Idea to Get a Store Credit Card?

It happens almost every time you shop at a big box retailer, department store, or online shop. A cashier or pop-up advertisement will ask whether you’d like to save money on your purchase, qualify for special financing promotional offers, or gain access to exclusive shopping events. What’s the catch? You need [...]

By | 2018-01-10T02:34:13+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Free Tuition at Michigan Isn’t Working Out Like Everyone Hoped

In a recent development, the University of Michigan announced a new initiative to help in-state students from low-income families attend school in Ann Arbor. They’re going to offer free tuition to anyone whose family makes less than $65,000 a year. It’s not a new policy. It’s been proposed in the past, [...]

By | 2017-11-15T01:29:53+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Ranting About Student Loan Phone Scams

Before I get going here, I need to just say a few things to put something in perspective. First off, I’m a bit of a cynic. I barely trust anyone who I haven’t met in person for a while, and I CERTAINLY don’t trust random “people” on the internet or over [...]

By | 2017-10-31T23:53:52+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Is a Certificate of Deposit?

If you’ve been following our blog, then you might be a little confused as to what we’re going for. We talk about credit cards, finding time to blog, college personal finance tips, and just plain old credit score. So, we’re all over the place; however, this is a straight up personal [...]

By | 2017-09-29T01:05:44+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a Balance Transfer Credit Card?

There are a ton of credit cards out there, but they can all fit into a few categories. We’re going to discuss one of those today. So, it’s scenario time first. You have a ton of credit card debt at a high APR, and you’re starting to struggle with your payments. [...]

By | 2017-09-22T02:00:14+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments