credit cards

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07 Jan 2013

Naive Thoughts of Life Before the City

While some kids grow up with the city skyline in their backyard and used the streets as their playground, others live vicariously through what they see on television and read about in novels. I was once a young girl growing up in the culturally starved Midwest, thumbing through fashion magazines

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 0
08 Oct 2012

Perfecting the Impulse Move

  You’re young. Nothing is tying you down. Why not get out and experience the world? Friends have looked to me for relocation tips just as often as they have teased me for moving so frequently. “How did you find a job so quickly?” “How do you pull it off

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 0
18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
24 Aug 2011

DIY Credit Card Crafts

The bane of many a broke-ass – myself included – is credit cards. Most of you are probably carrying some credit card debt – statistically, the average consumer carries four credit cards, with the amount of debt per person at roughly $7,800. Those tiny plastic demons plague me, so I’ve

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 0
28 Jun 2011

Broke-Ass Giveaway: Win a Customized Belt Buckle from Sportbuckle!

Without a doubt, one of the most entertaining things to do on an airplane is to peruse the SkyMall catalog.  Where else can you learn about such treasures as the Underwater Cell Phone System, the Solafeet Foot Tanner, and the Day of the Week Clock? Once in a while, though,

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
11 May 2010

Broke-Ass Financial Coaching: Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation

While being young, broke and beautiful is all well and good, some people’s finances are more jacked than others.  That’s why we’ve invited Betsy Crouch (aka Coach $izzle) to come onboard and dole out some much needed advice.  She is a professional financial coach after all.  If you’ve got a question

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10 Nov 2009

Broke-Ass Financial Coaching: The Truth About Credit Cards

“I have some store credit cards and one ‘regular’ credit card, should I get an Amex so that I can get points?” -Sam

It has been well established that we spend more money when we use a credit card versus a debit card, approximately 12% to 30% more, depending on the source. So just keep this in mind that you may spend more and therefore really pay for those points or miles. If you are not sure whether you would be disciplined or not, don’t do it, and avoid the headaches….

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