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The Easiest Ways To Build Credit Without Credit Card Debt

We are deep in the middle of buying our dream house, ya’ll! It’s so exciting, but made more complicated by the fact that we don’t have credit – and we aren’t opening up a credit card just to “build” our credit score. That’s right, we are learning how to build credit without credit card debt. Building credit is an important step to pay attention to as soon as you turn 18, because credit scores influence your interest rate. If your credit score  ...

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Best Money Saving Apps (And How To Earn Cash From App Referrals)

Imagine this: Every single time you go to the grocery store, you leave $1 sitting on the counter. It’s yours, it’s waiting for you, but you leave it there. Let’s be honest here: sometimes, you just need more money. Maybe it’s just a few dollars here and there so you can afford a coffee, or maybe you could really use some extra gas money. Whatever it is, if you aren’t making money from your phone using money-saving apps, you’re leaving money on the counter  ...

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Stock Market On A Budget: Acorns Investment App For Millennials

Back when we were first married and our budget was incredibly tight, we pinched every penny until it screamed. We strategically worked our budget down to the last cent. We kept hearing how millennials should be building their investment portfolio, but because of what we thought we knew about the stock market, we thought this was completely impossible. Now that we have been able to increase our weekly budget, I don’t write down every penny spent on our kitchen chalkboard. Instead, as  ...

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I Refused Call Myself a “Millennial Blogger” (that was a mistake)

My name is Amanda, and I am a millennial mommy blogger. I’m not sure when I made the subconscious decision to refuse to call myself a millennial blogger, or especially a (gasp!) mommy blogger, with the determination of my toddler after he skipped yet another nap, but somewhere along the line, I did. Hold onto your hats (or socks, or whatever), because I’m about to get pretty honest. I actually took most of February off from blogging because I was getting frustrated and I needed  ...

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