How To Maximize Your Credit Card Points For Travel

Bella Breakdown Travel is ever more expensive, and it’s important to find ways to maximize your money when planning trips. Credit cards are a great way to find “free money” and extra savings for your travel funds. Whether you decide to get a credit card specifically designed for travel, or want to use your current card, follow some simple saving tips. 1. Consider a card connected to your favorite airline If you travel a lot, and typically fly with one specific airline, a credit card with that airline can be a great way to rack up points. United for...

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Prepping For Financial Hardship

Bella Breakdown Your parents, or some wise adult may have told you to save for a rainy day. As a kid, you might have thought that was boring advice, but as an adult you may know how great that advice actually is. Over the decades, our economy goes through ebbs and flows of financial ups and downs. It’s possible that we may end up going through a recession again, and that can adversely effect a lot of peoples well being. When the recession hit in 2008, a lot of people who were technically ‘wealthy’ were hit extremely hard, because...

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Staying Out Of Vacation Debt

Bella Breakdown Sometimes, you know you just need a vacation, but you often look in your wallet and know that you just can’t afford it right now. You might be really tempted to make a very common vacation mistake: putting your vacation on your credit card. I hate to break it to you, but like everything else, if you don’t have your own money for a vacation, you probably won’t have money to pay off your credit card. So how do we make sure to stay out of vacation debt? 1. Save! Even if it takes a while, create...

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Women Pay How Much For Relationships?

Bella Breakdown According to a recent finding, women are spending thousands of dollars to find the right kind of relationship. A lot of women are not satisfied with what free dating apps are providing for them. Some women are spending anywhere from $1000 to $18,000 annually on matchmaking services, in addition to relationship experts, and therapists to help them find their, literally perfect, match. A lot of these women feel that they are under some sort of clock to get married and have children, and are willing to spend the money to help expedite this process. In a wold...

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Penny Pinching Parents

Bella Breakdown Kids are expensive. Just knowing the stats on how much you’ll spend on one of your children in a lifetime will make you forever want to be on birth control. I won’t scare you with the numbers. What I will tell you are a few ways that you can pinch some pennies when it comes to your children. 1. Free Stuff If you have friends who have children, talk to them to see if they have children’s items you can have. Honestly you might not even have to ask, a lot of parents are happy to give...

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