Credit 104: How To Get Good Credit

The final course in my lower-div series on credit. Now that you know what credit is and how to get it started (you paid attention right?!?) let’s talk about the most important part- how to get good credit.  Like a dog, credit isn’t really pleasant unless you do a good job taking care of it. And Read More …

How To Sell Your Clothes IRL

I have a lot of clothes, ok? Some people call this behavior “hoarding,” I prefer to call it “professional collecting.” But with 5 closets, even I eventually run out of space, so every few months I purge my closet (a little… more on that later) and sell it! Selling clothes is an art and a Read More …

Credit 103: How To Get Credit

Alright, so now that you know what credit is and why it is important from Credit 101 & Credit 102, let’s talk about how to get this magical “credit” thang. Credit is one of those tricky thangs like landing your first job.  All jobs want you to have experience… but how do you have experience without Read More …

Credit 102: Money Vs. Credit

Things That Are Related To Money But Are Not Helping Your Credit Paying in cash Prepaid cards and gift cards Checking account* functions: writing & depositing checks. Transferring money to other checking accounts Using a debit card Savings accounts Your income** Any other invested assets like stocks, retirement accounts etc.*** Utility & Phone Bills**** Non-credit store Read More …